Business & Economics

World Economic Forum Meeting In Abu Dhabi Developing New Models For Understanding Complexity

Across the world, decision-makers are struggling to take action on critical economic, political and societal issues, because the appropriate conceptual models are lacking from which to develop a systemic understanding of the great transformation. This …   Read more

The Rise Of The Micro-Multinational

In a forceful, hard-hitting policy brief entitled The Rise of the Micro-Multinational: How Freelancers and Technology-Savvy Start-Ups are Driving Growth, Jobs and Innovation, Executive Director Ann Mettler and Senior Fellow Anthony Williams look at the …   Read more

Don Tapscott And Macrowikinomics Shortlisted For The Thinkers50

The Thinkers50, a publicly voted ranking of global business thinkers, today announced the shortlisted nominees for this year’s awards, and Don Tapscott and Macrowikinomics have been shortlisted for the 2011 Global Village and Book Awards, respectively.   Read more

Change In Banking System’s DNA Needed

UBS’s $2 billion rogue trading loss highlights the need for a pan-bank risk management body, Don Tapscott, author of “Macrowikinomics: Rebooting Business and the World,” and chairman of Moxie Insight think tank, told CNBC.   Read more

Social Lending

The financial services industry has always been the antithesis of P2P collaboration. Hierarchy is deeply entrenched in this industry, for good reasons such as security, auditing, and regulatory compliance.  But we are now seeing the …   Read more

The Age Of Networked Intelligence Is Rising

Speaking at the IBM Forum event in São Paulo, Don Tapscott, author of “Macrowikinomics: Rebooting Business and the World,” said that due to the prevalence of the Internet, we are currently living in the age …   Read more

Wall Street Journal On Don Tapscott And Rebooting Business

Any business model that can be disrupted by technology will be, and probably should be. According to author Don Tapscott for some firms it is already too late. Their business models have been rendered redundant …   Read more

The Age Of Transparency

When the global financial crisis wiped out $30 trillion in financial assets, caused mass unemployment and nearly bankrupted Europe, it reinforced the need for more effective corporate governance, better transparency and greater integrity in corporate …   Read more

The Need To Reinvent Venture Capital

The good news about Schumpeter’s creative destruction is that, thanks to the Internet and digital tools, it has never been easier to start a company. One study found that the availability of open source software, …   Read more

Setting The Record Straight: The Enterprise 2.0

Don Tapscott’s 2006 paper “Winning with the Enterprise 2.0.” outlines an expansive vision of how the internet is changing the corporation: Today we’re at a defining moment in business history—the threshold of a dramatic shift …   Read more