Don Tapscott has won the inaugural Highams Group award for Best Business Technology Book of the Year for his Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything
Austin, TX — June 27, 2008 – nGenera Corporation today announced that executive and author Don Tapscott has won the inaugural Highams Group award for Best Business Technology Book of the Year for his Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything. Tapscott co-authoredWikinomics with Anthony D. Williams. (Portfolio – New York, Grove Atlantic – London). Wikinomics was the top selling management book on amazon.com in 2007 and was a finalist for the prestigious Financial Times Goldman Sachs Best Business Book Award in 2008.
Don Tapscott is an internationally renowned authority, writer, consultant and speaker regarding the strategic impact of information technology on innovation, marketing and talent. He has authored or co-authored eleven widely read books on technology in business and society. His upcoming book is Grown Up Digital: How the Net Generation is Changing the World (October 2008).
Don also serves as chairman of nGenera’s innovation network, a global community of thought leaders, research faculty, innovators and experts whose combined talents generate continuous insights and big ideas for members.
Anthony D. Williams is a Vice President with nGenera Insight, a think tank that investigates new business models. He is currently leading a multi-million dollar investigation called “Government 2.0. Wikinomics Government and Democracy.” With Don Tapscott he will co-author the sequel to Wikinomics – Wikiworld (October 2009).
About Highams Group
Founded in 1983 and listed on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) in 1996, Highams provides IT staff to the leading players in the financial, banking and insurance industries. A new office in the heart of the City of London at 30 St Mary’s Axe (the Gherkin) means Highams is ideally placed to service the UK’s biggest financial services district. But its ambitions do not stop there. Chief Executive, Dave Pye, is taking Highams into Europe to both source and place highly talented IT professionals.
nGenera Corporation is an on-demand platform for business innovation that provides a suite of subscription-based offerings to enable the Next Generation Enterprise. Powered by software and people, nGenera’s on-demand offerings give organizations sustainable, breakthrough capabilities in leadership performance, talent management and development, and customer experience. Customers that subscribe to the company’s on-demand solutions include a marquee list of Global 2000 companies in a range of industries.