Monthly Archives: October 2012

On The WEF Blog: Global Solution Networks For The 21st Century

There is a fundamental change underway regarding how global problems can be solved and perhaps how we govern ourselves. Emerging non-state networks of civil society, the private sector, government and individual stakeholders are achieving new …   Read more

Philanthropy In The Age Of Networked Intelligence

As we enter the networked age philanthropy is going through a profound change. This has big implications for fundraisers and donors alike.  In the old model, not-for-profits sought funds from individuals and institutions. Donors were …   Read more

Don Tapscott: Collaboration And The Age Of Networked Intelligence

In his foreword of the white paper ‘The great technology take-up’, Don Tapscott makes the case for collaboration, co-creation and a new set of business principles. Tapscott, among others known as the author of Wikinomics looks at the changing paradigms in increasingly connected times.   Read more

Discovery Learning Is The New Higher Learning

The university is in danger of losing its monopoly, and for good reason. The most visible threat are the new online courses, many of them free, with some of the best professors in their respective …   Read more

After 14 Books, Don Tapscott’s New Book Is Not A Book – It’s An App.

Thinkers50 and Rotman School of Management launch a groundbreaking app that provides an encyclopedic look at one of the world’s most influential thinkers: The Don Tapscott iPad App: New Solutions for a Connected Planet. Rather …   Read more

Capitalism 2.0 On Thought Leadership Quarterly

‘This is not a crisis of capitalism,’ says one Occupy Wall Street sign. ‘Capitalism is the Crisis’. The continuing global economic mess is causing many to question ‘the system’. From student protests in Europe to …   Read more

New Op-Ed On CNN: Why A Naked Apple Would Be A Better Company

Foxconn, the high-profile electronics company that builds Apple’s iPhone and other products in China, is back in the headlines after workers rioted at its Taiyaun factory. Foxconn has attracted attention in the past for poor …   Read more