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
There is no doubt that a company which has a visionary, or innovative leader is more likely to fulfil its innovation dreams than one which does not. Furthermore, a leader too concerned with innovation is likely to result in a rudderless company. So what is the ideal situation? Why does it matter? We believe that… Continue reading Leadership and Innovation, Why Does It Matter?
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
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?
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
I used to be a fan of brainstorming. What could be better for generating ideas than gathering your team around a table, presenting the challenge, and then letting the ideas flow! No bad ideas here! Just open the mental floodgates and let the brilliance pour out! Each idea sparking another, and another! Sounds perfect, doesn’t… Continue reading Want Better Ideas? Then Stop Brainstorming!
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
This short Whisper will provide you with a fantastic TOOL to keep your Mindset on the proper track each and every day. You have 78 organs in your body. Your smart phone is probably organ number 79 for you. You need each of those first 78 organs to function well to keep you healthy and… Continue reading A Goldfish Has a Longer Attention Span Than I Do!
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