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Industry 4.0 and How to Analyse What It Means

Discover why the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ is important and how to implement it for your company. Industry 4.0 is a term created in Germany at the beginning of this decade to represent a 4th wave of society based on modern automation, Information and Computer Technologies (ICT) and new manufacturing technologies. The previous waves were the […]

Powerful Women Secrets: Pippa Malmgren (TOP TIPS)

An Exclusive Interview With the World-Renowned Economic Analyst Dr. Pippa Malmgren:  We are pleased to share this exclusive interview with one of the most successful economic analysts in the world as part of our Powerful Women Secrets programme. Pippa Malmgren shares her story, top advice on understanding economic signals and views on what’s needed for success. […]

The Four Pillars of Blockchain Technology (Part 1)

Pillar I: Compelling Security (CS): Blockchain technology is an integral part of how cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, work. However, it is esoteric. This makes it difficult to understand for the layman. In their most distilled form, blockchains consist of chronological ledgers that record every transaction. In these ledgers, records are stored in the form of cryptographically-verifiable chunks referred to as blocks. These […]

Top 20 Blockchain Books & Whitepapers

While the news will update you on the latest happenings in the business world, books and whitepapers will give you a broader view on particular sectors, emerging trends, and business developments. This is mostly because they are often the result of extensive interviews and research. Whether you are interested in the Internet of Things (IoT), smart contracts, […]

7 Things Running a Charity Taught Me About Leadership

In 2006 I went on a family holiday to Vietnam. In 2007 I founded The Australian Charity for the Children of Vietnam (ACCV). A life changing meeting with a young blind teenager, Quan, set the purpose and direction of ACCV. Quan and his mother lived in extreme poverty in a remote village outside of Hanoi. […]

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In 2006 I went on a family holiday to Vietnam. In 2007 I founded The Australian Charity for the Children of Vietnam (ACCV). A life changing meeting with a young blind teenager, Quan, set the purpose and direction of ACCV. Quan and his mother lived in extreme poverty in a remote village outside of Hanoi. […]

The History of Crude Oil Prices Since the 1900s

Crude oil is the most important natural resource for industrialized countries, and will likely remain so for another decade. Most countries – whether exporters or importers, producers or consumers – are significantly affected by changes in crude oil prices. The history of crude oil prices shows a series of increases, decreases, collapses and sharp rises whereby […]

Is Spain a Rising Contestant in World Competitiveness?

Despite a climate of increased anxiety and confusion in Europe brought about by the mounting tensions of a possible Grexit, there are winning nations that are finding the right recipe for growth and competitiveness. I would argue that Spain is one of them – or at least the country is on the right track to […]

How 3D Printing’s More Innovative Than the Web

What happens if we could make any kind of thing by printing it out? And what then happens if our printing costs under $300, like the little iBox Nano? What happens if we start to print out cars… like the US digital manufacturing firm, Local Motors? What happens if we start to print out cookies… […]

John Maynard Keynes’ Theory on Portfolio Concentration

John Maynard Keynes theory on Portfolio Concentration, a Depression-era economist and accomplishing investor, when challenged about an overly large buy of one company’s shares once quipped in a letter: “One good share is safer than ten bad ones.” – JM Keynes, January 1942 Regarding diversification, Keynes also had occasion to remark: “To carry one’s eggs in […]