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Don Tapscott

Co-Author, with son Alex Tapscott, of Blockchain Revolution (May 10)

Don Tapscott is Adjunct Professor of Management at the Rotman School of Management and co-author, with son Alex Tapscott, of Blockchain Revolution (published May 10).

Climate Change Is Too Important to Be Left to the Politicians

Time is running out. The world's countries have been talking about climate change crisis but failing to reach agreement for more than two decades. A new approach is needed that goes beyond national governments and engages all facets of society. Companies need to understand that business cannot succeed in a world that's failing. The most successful outcome from this week's summit in New York should be that participants understand that the issue of the climate is too important to be left to the worlds' politicians.
09/25/2014 12:29 EDT
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New Graduates Must Help Fix a Broken World

You'll need to reinvent your knowledge base often as you go through life. And as graduates from a liberal arts and sciences university, you know that it's not just your knowledge that's important. It's your ability to think, collaborate, solve problems, synthesize and to learn and learn again, again and again.
06/09/2014 12:05 EDT

Businesses Should Move on From Cold Hard Cash

It turns out cash is bad for business. Not cash in the sense of money, but cash in the sense of those wads of shiny plastic bills made up of atoms that many companies, especially small ones, love to collect. According to a new study, companies that base their transactions and business on money made of atoms, not digital bits, suffer big time.
06/03/2014 05:50 EDT

The Economy Needs Grads With Brains and Brawn

increasingly, Canada has an innovation-based, knowledge economy that relies on brain not brawn. It's true that we create much wealth through resource extraction and manufacturing, but a growing number of these jobs require higher education. But we want to be more than just hewers of wood and drawers of oil. We need large and small companies that can innovate and compete globally. The private and public sectors require a work force that can think critically, solve problems and have big-picture awareness.
05/20/2014 12:33 EDT

What's Louder Than a Formula One Engine? Quebec Protesters

That deafening noise that Formula 1 fans in Montreal and viewers around the world hear this weekend might not be just the supercharged cars screaming past the grandstands in quest of the checkered flag. It will likely also be the banging of pots and pans by the tens of thousands of protestors filling the streets around the Grand Prix of Canada in order to publicize their fight with the Quebec government.
06/08/2012 07:40 EDT