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The Next Wave: Using Digital Technology to Further Social and Political Innovation

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The digital revolution is in full force but many public and private sector leaders are stymied: How can they maximize the full potential of digital technology? This hesitancy puts a brake on the transformational power of digital technology and means private companies and governmental bodies fall well behind other digital pioneers.

Darrell West focuses on the next wave of te
Hardcover, 219 pages
Published May 26th 2011 by Brookings Institution Press (first published May 18th 2011)
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Samuel Lubell
Mar 26, 2012 Samuel Lubell rated it did not like it
Recommended to Samuel by: Futurist book club
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This was a disappointing book. Disjointed with no thesis. I did find the chapter on technology and the news media interested because it focused on education (but the book did not have anything else on how tech affects education, which should have been a natural).
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Darrell M. West is vice president and director of Governance Studies and holds the Douglas Dillon Chair. He is founding director of the Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings and Editor-in-Chief of TechTank. His current research focuses on educational technology, health information technology, and mobile technology. Prior to coming to Brookings, West was the John Hazen White Professor of Po ...more
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