The Digital Economy: Promise and Peril in the Age of by Don Tapscott, Eric Schmidt

By Don Tapscott, Eric Schmidt

Author note: Eric Schmidt, leader govt of Google (Forward)
Publish yr note: First released in 1996

"Twenty years of hindsight turn out how deeply Tapscott understood the impression the net could have at the means we are living, paintings, play and research. this significant e-book, now up to date, is simply as appropriate at the present time because it used to be then." John Chambers, Chairman and CEO, Cisco

Two a long time in the past, The electronic Economy replaced the best way the realm considered the internet and web. whereas all people else used to be in awe of "websites" and "dot coms," Don Tapscott used to be one of the first humans to argue that the net might totally remodel the character of commercial and govt. It is going with out announcing that his predictions have been spot on.

Now, during this new edition of his vintage paintings, the New York Times bestselling writer presents topical updates with a sweeping new research of ways the web has replaced enterprise and society within the final two decades, covering:
• normal frictions among present-day business Capitalism and the electronic Economy
• the novel results of the net on conventional company constructions and systems
• Dramatic adjustments in company collaboration and tradition because of social media
• the increase of web-based analytics and the way they've got remodeled company functions
• govt transparency, citizen empowerment, and the construction of public value
• educating and learning—revolutionary advancements pushed via electronic content

When Tapscott was once writing the unique variation in 1994, he was once residing in an international the place Netscape were simply brought as go-to browser, web pages didn't do transactions, dial-up used to be the single solution to get on-line, and cell phones sightings have been infrequent. Google, YouTube, eBay, fb, Twitter? They didn't exist.

Preserving the entire unique textual content because it seemed twenty years in the past, this re-creation contains designated essays finishing every one chapter—Tapscott's hugely educated reflections on his predictions, besides new forecasts of the place the electronic global is headed.

Praise for the hot variation of The electronic Economy
"1994 was once an excellent yr. Netscape Navigator and The electronic Economy. With this anniversary version, Tapscott presents lucid insights for the subsequent degree of those striking times."
Marc Andreessen, Co-founder and basic companion, Andreessen Horowitz

"Brilliant. Governments can study from The electronic Economy easy methods to democratize entry to prosperity, reduce social and fiscal divides and remodel govt and democracy for the twenty first Century."
Enrique Peña Nieto, President of Mexico

"We're now into 3 a long time of exceptional insights and research from Don Tapscott concerning the electronic revolution! learn this book!"
Ajay Banga, President and CEO, Mastercard

"In this interesting mirrored image of predictions and tendencies from the previous two decades, Don Tapscott keeps to supply necessary insights into the possibilities and demanding situations for enterprise, executive, and wider society in our more and more electronic and attached world."
Indra ok. Nooyi, Chairman and CEO, PepsiCo

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