The Four Characteristics of GSNs
A Global Solutions Network has four characteristics.
- Addresses a Global Problem
A GSN addresses problems of broad global importance, but does not have to be global in scope.
- Engages Diverse Stakeholders
A GSN is made up of diverse stakeholders, beyond one nation state.
- Exploits the Digital Revolution
A GSN leverages social media, big data, data analytics, mobile, geospaciality, the
- Self-organizes and Self-governs
A GSN is not controlled by a state or state-based institution.
Are the world's problems just too tough to solve? Or can we leverage new models, making the impossible... possible? — Don Tapscott