Author Archives: Don Tapscott

Don Tapscott

Don Tapscott, one of the world's leading authorities on business strategy, is Chairman of Moxie Insight. He was founder and chairman of the international think tank New Paradigm before its acquisition 2007. Read more about Don.

Telefonica Guest Post New Global Networks Offer Great Promise

From our inability to come to agreements on everything from climate change, fighting poverty, Palestinian statehood or how to govern the global financial system, many people are questioning why existing approaches have proven so inadequate …   Read more

The Week University as we Know it Ended

If there is one issue that is buzzing through Davos like a prairie fire among thoughtful people, it’s that the time has finally come to reinvent higher learning. Read the full article.

Philanthropy in The Age of Networked Intelligence

As we enter the age of ‘networked intelligence’, philanthropy is going through a profound change. This has big implications for fundraisers and donors alike. In the old model, NGOs courted individuals and institutions. If successfully …   Read more

Governing The Web And Everything Else

Representatives of more than 190 governments begin a profoundly important 12-day closed-door meeting in Dubai on Monday to hammer out how the Internet should be run and who should pay for its operation. Read the …   Read more

Discovery Learning is The New Higher Learning

Encyclopedias, record labels and publishers were once in the business of producing unique content that generated big revenues. All are being bludgeoned by the digital age that brought abundance, mass participation, democratized production and the …   Read more

Governing The Web And Everything Else

Representatives of more than 190 governments begin a profoundly important 12-day closed-door meeting in Dubai on Monday to hammer out how the Internet should be run and who should pay for its operation. The International …   Read more

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

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

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