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Big Data's evolution

Fast Data is the next step for Big Data Whilst many people and companies are getting to know, understand, and work with Big Data, an increasing number of companies are already using what is being considered its evolution: Fast Data. Basically Fast Data is the capacity to analyse and to act in re...
, Hult International Business School '15 | February 13, 2015 0   
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Strategic business risks: The Reputation Risk – Social licence to operate for mining companie

One of my favourite examples, when it comes to business risks, is the mining industry – given my background of almost 4 years in a TSX gold mining junior company that is running a still-permitting large scale open cast project in Romania. The most important risk – given that the deposit is proven a...
, Hult International Business School '14 | October 22, 2014 6   
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Capitalizing on Asia’s digital-banking boom

Since 2011, adoption of digital-banking services has soared across Asia. Consumers are turning to computers, smartphones, and tablets more often to do business with their banks, while visiting branches and calling service lines less frequently. In developed Asian markets, Internet banking is now ne...
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Where the Digital Economy Is Moving the Fastest

Interesting read about where the next billion online consumers will come from. "We may be on a journey toward a digital planet — but we’re all traveling at different speeds."
, Kingston Business School '15 | February 28, 2015 0   
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Brand success in an era of Digital Darwinism

"The key is to know your customer, figure out the correct digital channel, and use these insights while building your ecosystem. The digital revolution cuts two ways for companies as customers with a wider range of options become more difficult to reel in. However, brands that have moved swiftly to...
, Kingston Business School '15 | February 28, 2015 0   
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Time will tell

Very soon, Nigeria will be going to the polls to elect its president. Despite its position as the biggest economy in the African continent, it is yet to scratch its potential. As it is usually the case with its elections, businesses, multinationals and partner countries slow down activities pending...
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How every business can benefit by thinking like a start-up

Your company may not be a start-up. It may be neither new nor small. But, as big and mature as you might be, you could still benefit from thinking like a start-up. So…what can you do, in a big company, to retain the good aspects of a start-up? Like most things, it’s all in our heads, and by keeping...
, Kingston Business School '15 | February 10, 2015 0   
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Alibaba begins drone delivery trials in China

"Even though it's very limited in scope, Taobao [Alibaba's marketplace division] is delivering real goods to real people, which is a step further than its Western counterpart Amazon has gone. That said, which company will actually roll out a fully functioning drone-based delivery service remains to...
, Kingston Business School '15 | February 5, 2015 0   
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FCC proposes Net Neutrality

Neutrality in the U.S. In an article published Wednesday on Wired.com, U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler said he will propose utility-style rules to ensure Internet service providers (ISPs) don’t interfere with subscribers’ Web traffic. This announcement came after...
, Hult International Business School '15 | February 5, 2015 0   
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Technology Profit

Quarter 4 2014 results for some of the technology giants. During the last week, five of the major technology companies: Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and Alibaba reported fourth-quarter profits. Only Google, and in particular Apple, profits up from the same period a year before, as we can see ...
, Hult International Business School '15 | February 5, 2015 0   
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