Innovation Communities

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

Fast Company Interview On Don Tapscott’s New App

Don Tapscott, author of 14 books including, most recently Macrowikinomics, recently announced he is publishing his first iPad application–New Solutions for a Connected Planet. “I haven’t given up on books completely and am also pursuing the …   Read more

SAP Webinar On The Six Steps To A Truly Social Enterprise

In this webinar, you’ll hear from Don Tapscott, of the Tapscott Group along with James Fisher, VP Marketing, Analytics at SAP on how you can achieve a social enterprise. The Six Steps to a Truly …   Read more

Are Corporations People (Redux)? Why Jack Welch Is Wrong

The “are corporations people?” debate returned to the public eye when Elizabeth Warren made it part of her speech to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. Warren has had an ongoing feud with Republican …   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