Author Archives: Macrowikinomics

CTV National News Interview: Internet Age Problem-Solving

CTV News, Canada’s national news broadcast interviews Don Tapscott on his latest app, New Solutions for a Connected Planet. Watch the full interview on CTV News.

Making It Through The Storm

GOLDMAN SACHS’S latest shrewd investment was in sandbags and back-up electricity generators. As Hurricane Sandy approached New York, the bags were stacked around its headquarters. It was one of the few offices in downtown Manhattan …   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

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

On CBC’s Ideas: ReCivilization, Part 2: Open-Source Knowledge

ReCivilization airs on Ideas on July 13, 20, 27, August 3 and 10 on CBC Radio. Don Tapscott looks at the transformation of education and science. The sharing of knowledge is moving from the industrial-age model …   Read more

Why Open-Source Principles Are A Recipe For Innovation

Two weeks ago, Amy Clark wrote that an open-source model can — and should — be applied to scientific research in the pharmaceutical industry. Using insights from Ashoka Fellow Stephen Friend, she showed that open-source science would eliminate redundant …   Read more

Connecting To Solve The World’s Problems

Last month, MaRS had the pleasure of welcoming Don Tapscott, one of the world’s leading authorities on innovation, media, and the economic and social impact of technology, as a guest speaker in our Global Leadership series. In Don’s …   Read more

Don Tapscott: In Detail On The Inside Agenda Blog

Decades before this publishing deluge, Don Tapscott was thinking about how the Internet changes society, publishing numerous widely-read books over the last 30 years. The reason for this decades-long focus is simple: Technology and culture cannot …   Read more

Ask Tapscott: Q&A On Reinventing International Relations

In his latest book, Macrowikinomics, Don Tapscott posits that the web is ushering in nothing less than a new civilization, one defined by collaboration, sharing, openness, inter-dependence, and integrity. The old, top-down institutions are being …   Read more

The Agenda With Steve Paikin: Don Tapscott: Reinventing Democracy

Technology advisor Don Tapscott on the shifting relationship between citizen and government and how it could rise to a new form of democracy in 20 years. Watch the full interview on TVO’s The Agenda with …   Read more