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.

My Five Part Series As Global Curator For Social Media Week: Empowering Change Through Collaboration

The debate on the role of social media and change is over. Over the last year, many have questioned just how important social media are in helping activists achieve social change.   Read more

The Heartbeat Of Bogotá: Engaging The Population Of A City To Reinvent Itself For The Digital Age

Surprisingly it is a city in the emerging economies that may have discovered a key to success — Bogota the capital of the South American Country of Colombia.   Read more

Join The Launch Of My New Series, ReCivilization

Join me on Sunday, January 22nd at 11am for the first episode of my new CBC Radio series, ReCivilization. Our first episode takes on the media industry and is called, Turning the Media Inside Out. ReCivilization is a …   Read more

This Thursday, Catch My Segment On The Nature Of Things With David Suzuki

This Thusday, at 8pm, Don Tapscott presents surprising new research that explains the peculiarities and immense power and potential of the teen brain. Watch the episode at CBC Television.

Final Installment: My 20 Big Ideas For 2012

Without fundamental reform, universities will not be able to compete with cheaper and more effective online education providers. While many young people are still going to university, a growing portion of the best and the …   Read more

Part Two: My 20 Big Ideas For 2012

In Egypt and Tunisia we saw a revolution in how to foment revolutions.  Now we need to reinvent how to build democracies. Enabled by social media, anti-government leadership in these two countries came from the …   Read more

Part 3: My 20 Big Ideas For 2012

Countries everywhere are struggling to develop effective yet affordable healthcare systems.  But all these debates assume an old model of health where patients are passive recipients of medical care and play little or no role …   Read more

20 Big Ideas For 2012

What will happen in 2012? In the spirit of the aphorism “The future is not something to be predicted, it’s something to be achieved,” let me suggest 20 transformations (which Reuters will publish in four …   Read more

The FTC Saves Facebook From Itself

Facebook’s executives are no doubt licking their wounds about the tough sanctions imposed on the company by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. The social media juggernaut must now redesign its systems and policies to protect …   Read more

Canada’s Online Beehive

In an age of media fragmentation and balkanization, critics may suggest that the need for the CBC is reduced and that cutting funding would be an easy way for Ottawa to save money. But the …   Read more