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Don Tapscott, CEO of The Tapscott Group, is one of the world's leading authorities on the impact of technology on business and society. He h. Don Tapscott (born June 1, ) is a Canadian business executive, author, consultant and speaker, who specializes in business strategy, organizational  Occupation‎: ‎CEO, Tapscott Group; Chairman a. Don Tapscott, CEO of The Tapscott Group, is one of the world's leading authorities on the impact of technology on business and society. He has authored over.


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It's a word that denotes opportunity and possibilities.

Open-ended, open hearth, open source, open door policy, open bar. Laughter And don tapscott the world is opening up, and it's a good thing.

Don Tapscott | Speaker | TED

Why is this happening? The technology revolution is opening the world. Yesterday's Internet was a platform for the presentation of content. The Internet of today is a don tapscott for computation.

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The Internet is becoming a giant global computer, and every time you go on it, you upload a video, you do a Google search, you remix something, you're programming this don tapscott global computer that we all share.

Humanity is building don tapscott machine, and this enables us to collaborate in new ways.

Collaboration can occur on an don tapscott basis. Now a new generation is opening up the world as well. I started studying kids about 15 years ago, — so actually 20 years ago now — and I noticed how my own children were effortlessly able to use all this sophisticated technology, and at first I thought, "My children are prodigies!

So I've started don tapscott with a few hundred kids, and I came to the conclusion that this is the first generation to come of age in the digital age, to be bathed in bits.

I call them the Net Generation. I said, these kids don tapscott different. They have no fear of technology, because it's not there. It's like the air.

Don Tapscott: Four principles for the open world | TED Talk Subtitles and Transcript | TED

It's sort of like, I have no fear of a refrigerator. And — Laughter And there's no more powerful force to change every institution than the first generation of digital natives.

I'm a digital immigrant. I had to learn don tapscott language. The global economic crisis is opening up don tapscott world as well. Our opaque institutions from the Industrial Age, everything from old models of the corporation, government, media, Wall Street, are in don tapscott stages of being stalled or frozen or in atrophy or even failing, and this is now creating a burning platform in the world.

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I mean, think about Wall Street. The core modus operandi of Wall Street almost brought down global capitalism.


Now, don tapscott know the idea of a burning platform, that you're somewhere where the costs of staying where you are become greater than the costs of moving to something different, don tapscott something radically different. And we need to change and open up all of our institutions.

So this technology push, a demographic kick from a new generation and a demand pull from a new economic global environment is causing the world to open up.