Today, some 15 years into the 21st century, most people are familiar with the “Digital Economy”. Don Tapscott’s 1995 best-seller “The Digital Economy : Promise and Perile in the Age of Networked Intelligence” foreshadowed the world we now take for granted.
The symbiotic growth of computer processing power, data storage capacity and data transmission capability has been continuing unabated for over 30 years. Information is available everywhere and at anytime. Communication channels have expanded to include mobile and internet technologies.