Innovation Communities

Should We Ditch The Idea Of Privacy?

Since I co-authored a book on privacy and the Internet 15 years ago I’ve been writing about how to manage the various threats to the security and control of our personal information. But today I find myself …   Read more

What Happened To ‘Yes We Can’?

At this pivotal moment in the presidential race, President Barack Obama and his re-election team need to focus on a key question that could influence the outcome of this year’s election: How do they get …   Read more

Kony 2012: Rethinking Global Problem Solving

The ‘Kony 2012’ director who was found naked in the street will remain in the hospital for several weeks. Danica Russell, Jason Russell’s wife, attributed her husband’s “reactive phsychosis” to the “sudden transition from relative anonymity to worldwide attention — both raves and ridicules, in a matter of days.”   Read more

Will The Internet Obsolete Alumni Associations?

Many alumni associations stubbornly cling to the idea that alumni relationships should be hosted on a .edu website. But we’ve grudgingly populated Facebook (Groups, then Pages), LinkedIn (individual profiles, then Groups), and Twitter (individual streams, …   Read more

Where The Multi-Stakeholder Networks Are: An Interview With Don Tapscott

Are networks and relationships changing the fundamental structures of how we organize and operate in the world? In a discussion with noted author of Macrowikinomics and business management thought leader, Don Tapscott, at the annual SXSW conference on interactive, music and film industries held in Austin, we explored some these new patterns for our evolving world.   Read more

SXSWi 2012: Don Tapscott: Radically New Solutions For Institutions In Flux

Todd Watson and I talk with Don Tapscott — speaker, consultant, and author of a multitude of books including Macrowikinomics — about networked intelligence, the digital generation, and cause for optimism.   Read more

Technology As A Tool For Change

It may have begun as a music and film festival, but the South by Southwest (SXSW) extravaganza which kicks off in Austin, Texas on Friday has now become a key venue for discussion about connected …   Read more

How Do You Launch A Cool New Business That Makes A Positive Social And Environmental Impact?

Guest Author Stef van Dongen is an impact-driven entrepreneur who holds a bachelor’s degree in entrepreneurship and a master’s in business administration from the Rotterdam School of Management and is an enthusiast in searching profitable …   Read more

Don Tapscott SXSW Interactive Presentation Livestream March 9th 2pm CST

Tune in to the livestream for Don Tapscott’s kickoff presentation for SXSW Interactive on Rethinking Civilization for the Social Age on Friday, March 9th at 2pm CST/8pm GMT Tune in at SXSW.

Don Tapscott To Join Martin Prosperity Institute As MPI Fellow

Located at the Rotman School of Management, the Martin Prosperity Institute is the world’s leading think-tank on the role of sub-national factors – location, place and city-regions – in global economic prosperity. They take an …   Read more