Video: Don Tapscott's opening talk at SXSW Interactive 2012
TORONTO, May 15, 2012 /CNW/ - The new edition of the celebrated book Macrowikinomics: New Solutions for a Connected Planet described by The Huffington Post as "nothing less than a game plan to
fix the broken world"—will be available as a paperback May 29 in Canada and the US.
Co-authored by best-selling authors Don Tapscott and Anthony D. Williams, Macrowikinomics is a follow-up to Wikinomics, the best-selling management book of 2007.
Macrowikinomics argues that the institutions that have served our
society for centuries have come to the end of their lifecycle.
Throughout the book, the authors examine how collaboration, openness
and sharing have produced sparkling new innovations; reinventing business and finance, technology and media, science, education and health, energy and the environment, NGOs and government.
"This is a time of great peril and damage in the world," says Tapscott,
"but it is fundamentally a time of great opportunity. We hope
Macrowikinomics will help people everywhere get beyond tinkering to
participate fully in the historic changes of our time."
Tapscott is a renowned business and innovation thought leader and opens TEDGlobal: Radical Openness on June 26 in Edinburgh, Scotland.
The Macrowikinomics paperback contains a new preface, updated content
and a new subtitle, New Solutions for a Connected Planet.
Macrowikinomics has been recognized by the Thinkers50 2011 Best Book shortlist, 2012 Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards, and 2010 Financial Times Best Book nominations. Macrowikinomics is available in over 10 languages.
Don Tapscott is one of the world's leading authorities on innovation,
media, the economic and social impact of technology, and the challenges
related to growing beyond the Industrial Age. He advises global
business and government leaders. Thinkers50 ranks Don in the top 10 of the world's leading management thinkers. He
has authored or co-authored 14 books, is an adjunct professor at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto and the inaugural fellow at the Martin Prosperity Institute. dontapscott.com Twitter @dtapscott
Anthony D. Williams is a best-selling author, speaker and consultant who
helps organizations worldwide harness the power of collaboration
innovation in business, government and society. Anthony is a visiting
fellow at University of Toronto Munk School of Global Affairs and a
senior fellow for innovation with the Lisbon Council in Brussels. anthonydwilliams.com Twitter @adw_tweets
Video with caption: "Video: Don Tapscott's opening talk at SXSW Interactive 2012". Video available at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1S3borDl0A&feature=youtu.be
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Image with caption: "Don Tapscott (CNW Group/The Tapscott Group)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20120515_C7521_PHOTO_EN_13696.jpg
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The Tapscott Group
Martin Prosperity Institute