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The Third Industrial Revolution: How the Internet, Green Electricity, and 3-D Printing are Ushering in a Sustainable Era of Distributed...

March 3, 2012 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, EMERGING TRENDS, BUSINESS & INNOVATION, CULTURE & LIFESTYLE, SPECIAL FEATURES, Capitalism in the 21st Century, Digital Transformation, Global Giants, Editor’s Choice, Americas, Asia - Pacific, China, Climate Change & Society, Europe, India, Middle East & Africa, Unprotected PostComments (3)

By Jeremy Rifkin Our industrial civilization is at a crossroads. Oil and the other fossil fuel energies that make up the industrial way of life are sunsetting, and the technologies made from and propelled by these energies are antiquated. The entire industrial infrastructure built off of fossil fuels is aging and in disrepair. The result …

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GLOBAL TRENDS: Facing Up to a Changing World

March 3, 2012 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, EMERGING TRENDS, BUSINESS & INNOVATION, Frontier Markets, Capitalism in the 21st Century, Digital Transformation, Editor’s Choice, Americas, Asia - Pacific, China, Climate Change & Society, Europe, India, Middle East & Africa, Unprotected PostComments (0)

By Adrian Done How much time do you dedicate to thinking about the REALLY BIG issues that are likely to affect your personal and professional life in the next 20 years? You might also like: Decrypting The Aspiring Indian Low-Income Consumer Food and Fuel

Time to Win Investors Over

January 4, 2012 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, FINANCE & BANKING, EMERGING TRENDS, Capitalism in the 21st Century, Editor’s Choice, Global Capital Markets, Governance & Regulation, Personal Finance, Unprotected PostComments (0)

By Baruch Lev Managers need to be able to respond to investors’ concerns and regain their trust, but their response is seriously hindered by the numerous myths and misconceptions they hold about investors and capital markets. This article explains why. You

Putting Mind into Markets

January 4, 2012 • FINANCE & BANKING, SPECIAL FEATURES, Editor’s Choice, In-depth, Banking Innovation, Personal Finance, Unprotected PostComments (0)

By David Tuckett The 2008 financial crisis showed that human emotion has a critical impact on financial markets. The newly established discipline of ’emotional finance’, pioneered by David Tuckett, draws on principles of psychoanalysis to enable

How Green is the Cloud?

January 4, 2012 • EMERGING TRENDS, BUSINESS & INNOVATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Digital Transformation, Unprotected PostComments (0)

By Kfir Godrich, VP & Managing Principal for HP Technology Services While many industry researchers present wildly differing ROI metrics for how a move to cloud computing will result in savings of anywhere from 30 to 50% into the 2020 timeframe, you need

Manage Third Parties and Manage Your Risks

January 3, 2012 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Unprotected PostComments (0)

By Adam Turteltaub Few, if any companies, can avoid using third parties when entering new markets. But the financial and legal risks involved can be incredibly high. How to understand the risks and assess these relationships appropriately and in an organised