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Building a Digital Economy Strategy

Explaining what the digital economy is, why it is important to consider, and how to best implement research & development.  The “new economy” (digital economy, knowledge economy) both affords fresh opportunities for strategic economic development and demands fundamentally different approaches by economic development agents and agencies (Collits 2017a and b). The new opportunities revolve around […]

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 […]

21 Podcasts for Personal & Professional Growth This Holiday Season

It’s that time of year again. It’s finally time to redeem the vacation days you’ve been saving up so carefully. For many people all over the world, these last couple months of the year call for special celebrations. Whether it’s for Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, or just wanting to take a break at the end […]

20 Podcasts That Inspire Creativity (Including FREE Audio Links)

Creativity generally is believed to ebb and flow depending on various factors. Being creative is highly subjective, and different people are creative in different ways. Still, there are some habits people can indulge in to foster daily creativity. Most creatives have their repertoire of hobbies and activities that they engage in that help them rest […]

How to Scale in Africa: Key Lessons From Success Stories

It is no longer news how the ease of doing business and investment climate in most African countries has improved a great deal. This can be attributed to the recent concrete efforts put in place by the national governments of various African countries, not only to attract foreign investments, but also to entice and attract […]

GDPR – Why Should I Worry? Protect Your Business by Protecting Customers

While designed to protect the data privacy of EU citizens, and harmonize data privacy laws across Europe, the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is reshaping the way organizations approach data protection globally. Whether or not your business is based in the U.S. or abroad, you should care, and understand that to protect your business, you […]

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. […]

Future Use-Cases of Quantum Technology in Financial Services

The potential benefits of quantum computing in finance: The finance sector has advanced over the past decade with developments in computer processing and smartphone technology. Problems have become more complex. To deal with these challenges, the industry is turning to innovation and application of advanced scientific techniques like quantum technology. Quantum computing is a field […]

Alibaba vs. Tencent: Lessons From Two Prolific Chinese Companies

Top 3 Alibaba vs. Tencent Lessons You Could Benefit From Today –  The two Chinese tech giants are reshaping the game, with deep pockets and access to funds on a platter of Gold. The two Chinese tech giants are proving to be the two deadliest strikers in the tech world. Their market capitalizations and share prices total […]