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Why India’s Smartphone Revolution Is a Double-edged Sword

Very interesting Knowledge@Wharton article. The explosion of affordable smartphones is converting three new users per second !!! For most of them, “the smartphone is their first camera, first TV, first video device, first Walkman, and first MP3 player. It may even be their first alarm clock and calculator,”. This tsunami is having a significant impact on India's culture. The smartphone ...
Profile PictureBilal Ojjeh, Admin | January 23, 2019 comment 0   

Internet of Things - Smart World

Things Smartphone, smartwatch, smart TV, smart glasses, smart fridge, smart button (dash button), smart ‘anything’. With the technological progress and the emergence of the ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) it seems that everything is becoming ‘smart’. The number of devices connected to internet have been increasing exponentially over the last few years. Gartner forecast that in 2015 4.9 billion “things...
Profile PictureRafael Natali, Hult International Business School '15 | May 11, 2015 comment 0   

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 near universal, and smartphone banking has grown more than threefold since 2011. In emerging Asian mar...
Profile PictureMarco A. Sahli, Webster University '05 | March 6, 2015 comment 0   

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."
Profile PictureInge Lok, Kingston Business School '15 | February 28, 2015 comment 0   

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 the outcome of the elections, watching out for signs of unrest. This shouldn't be the case. Fortu...
Profile PictureOluwamuyiwa OMOYELE, Aston Business School '16 | February 19, 2015 comment 0   

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 be seen and [such a deployment] is still a long way off."
Profile PictureInge Lok, Kingston Business School '15 | February 5, 2015 comment 1   

Chasing the perfect data

Business Analytics is expecting to create new markets. Accordingly to Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries, data are the facts and information that we create, collect and/or research to find out things or to make decisions. And big data? As reported by IBM the humanity produce 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every single day, this data came from everywhere, like: posts to social media sites, digital pic...
Profile PictureRafael Natali, Hult International Business School '15 | January 9, 2015 comment 0   

South Africa's two biggest online retailers announce a merger

The two leading etailers in South Africa, and, announced that they are merging their operations. The need to scale to effectively compete with local bricks and mortar stores as well as foreign etailers like Amazon were cited as the main drivers behind the move. Once approved by the competition commission the merged company will trade under and is expected to...
Profile PictureInge Lok, Kingston Business School '15 | October 10, 2014 comment 0   

Jakarta, Manila Pegged as Global Leaders

The Wall Street Journal ranked the future leaders in business growth to political stability and health care stabilization.
Profile PictureLaRuan Cole, Hult International Business School '13 | April 17, 2014 comment 1