How Blockchain Can Re-Invent the Global Supply Chain

After it emerged in 2008, the technology behind the world’s most notorious crypto-currency, Bitcoin, held court on the fringes, attracting attention mostly from startups and the financial services sector. However, it has recently started to receive a lot of attention as companies gradually realize it could be valuable for many other things besides tracking payments.… Continue reading How Blockchain Can Re-Invent the Global Supply Chain

Disruptive 3D Technology Considered

The other day our think tank was discussing the challenges of 3-D printing and how “Capitalism will begin to suffer damage when 3D printing starts to affect the retail distribution chain.” Consider if you will that in the future people will be 3D printing at home using carbon composite layering graphene, metallic materials, plastics, ceramic… Continue reading Disruptive 3D Technology Considered

Impact Investing: Will Your Business Pay for Success?

Pay for Success (PFS) is an innovative new funding mechanism that is used to finance social-benefit projects with high-quality impact metrics. PFS projects are popping up in every sector from homelessness, to healthcare, to education. New models prove that PFS projects can be used to stimulate investment in commodities, as well as workforce development. What… Continue reading Impact Investing: Will Your Business Pay for Success?

Barriers to Innovation

We all recognise the need to innovate – as they say, innovate or die – well, at the very least, if you do not innovate, others will surely be doing so, and so you will stagnate. However, all to often, barriers to innovation occur, and often, these are unnecessary, or unnecessarily complicated. Ultimately, if there… Continue reading Barriers to Innovation

The Rise of the Rest

With the merge of globalization and glocalization, the gap of economic growth between developed and emerging countries is diminishing substantially. The G7 nation’s total GDP in 2000 was 133% of that of the EAGLEs (Emerging and Growth Leading Economies). In 2016, the EAGLEs frog leaped the growth by 128% of the G7’s. If the trend… Continue reading The Rise of the Rest

How to Achieve Cost and Time Optimization Through Professional Logistic Services

Hiring specialized logistic services providers is one of the smart and strategic managerial decisions taken by companies which want to achieve a higher level of efficiency in their internal logistic operations. For professional logistic companies, logistic services efficiency is assessed by a complex formula which takes into account both short term and long term improvements… Continue reading How to Achieve Cost and Time Optimization Through Professional Logistic Services