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Hear What Don Tapscott Has to Say

Guy St. Clair

  The latest McKinsey Quarterly message to land in my in-box re-introduced me to Don Tapscott. By now those of us working in KM, knowledge services, and/or knowledge strategy have heard some of Tapscott’s insightful comments, and this latest contribution from McKinsey keeps the standard high. Interviewed by McKinsey’s Rik Kirkland last September, this short video connects with the release of Tapscott’s new book, Radical Openness: Four Unexpected Principles for Success, which he wrote with Anthony D. Williams. In the interview, Tapscott’s comments push the boundaries of the e-mail-vs.-something-else conversation and Tapscott doesn’t let us off easy. He’s anxious for…
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What? 16 Million Pages? That’s Not “Big Data”! That’s Just Posturing! (Or Perhaps Ignorance?)

Guy St. Clair

  With a slight nod to the last post at this site (e-Discovery: The Next Success Story for Knowledge Strategists?) and a hope for moving forward with some good progress with KM, knowledge services, and knowledge strategy in the new year, we take a look at a pair of recent news stories. On January 7, The New York Times had a story by Ben Protess and Michael J. De La Merced that caught my eye (“Rescued by Bailout, A.I.G. May Sue Its Savior”). Apparently some folks were threatening to sue the U.S. Federal government (the next day’s paper reported that A.I.G.…
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