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The opportunities available to the financial industry are to be discussed at the upcoming FST US Summit (hosted by GDS International).
Will such disintermediation be the final straw for the ailing Telecom giants already faced with the ultimate threat of being relegated to just bit pipe providers?
MSC Malaysia is the primary gateway to Asia's booming information and communications technology (ICT) markets. Modeled after the Silicon Valley, it gives successful companies first-world knowledge and infrastructure to the region.
MeetTheBoss TV, he says, will be “one of the first” business resources to have an app available for the iPad’s general release.
The best advice on ‘how to get ahead in business’ will never come from those who make their fortune selling the concept through books and seminars. It will come from a proven leader. The problem? They are too busy to share. ‘Can-do’ leaders such as Herbert Hainer, Chairman and CEO of A...
Chinese refiners, have bought a record 1.9 million barrels per day (bpd) of crude from Angola, Nigeria and smaller West African producers in January, up from 1.58 million barrels per day in December.
A unique gathering of US Federal State and Local government executives have scheduled to meet in Virginia next month with the sole purpose of developing an organisational vision on the key steps needed to deliver such innovation in a changing world. The Obama Administration's technolog...
Such consumer & technology transformation has distorted the way 'Prosumer' consume their products & services, and interact with their mobile devices. The industry awaits to see if Asia’s Top Telecom guns can decide on a unified approach to map revenue streams back to the operators. The...
Various economic pressures have triggered yet another wave in M&A deals in the industry as companies seek to bring in new assets, capabilities and infrastructures and redesign their organizations going forward.
New Orleans is preparing to welcome the biggest names in Oil when the illustrious Next Generation Oil and Gas Summit comes into town. Key personnel including Commissioner Elizabeth A. Jones and Brian Rovelli - President of Total E&P have confirmed attendance to discuss the US reliance ...
The largest growing economic force in the world is not China or India it is Women. The earning power of women globally is expected to reach $18 trillion by 2014, a $5 trillion rise according to World Bank estimates. That is more than twice the estimated 2014 GDP of China and India comb...
A new ‘internet’ has been born which can flatten the market place if not managed correctly. New opportunities create greater challenges for any company to stay ahead. Thanks to sites like Ulitzer the corporate world has finally embraced online social media as a real competitive advanta...
Latin America is predicted to be the strongest region of growth in 2010, Investment is flooding to the area and telecommunications is essential for the region to fulfill its potential. Backed by Government incentives and commercial opportunities figureheads such as Humberto Roca, CTO ,...
$18 billion investment in ICT makes Africa a priority market for world's investors. Chief Executive of the Nigerian Communications Commission, Engr. Ernest Ndukwe has confirmed that telecoms investment in Nigeria in the last eight years has exceeded USD18 billion, and they are not alon...
A recent poll shows more than 96% of Healthcare professionals have been following Obama’s Reform debate closely and with it finally being approved preparations are in full swing. The President’s new ideals for healthcare are clearly a major issue for the industry and many leading profe...
With countless alternative service offerings around the traditional voice tariffs, in particular wireless broadband, the playing field has been levelled, but who will come out on top?
A recent poll shows more than 96% of Healthcare professionals are following Obama's Reform debate closely. The President's new ideals for healthcare are clearly a major issue for the industry and many leading professionals are asking the question ­ Is their business prepared for such c...
Visionaries such as Steve Dreamer, Head of global Pharmaceutical Engineering for Novartis, Rene Labatut, VP Global Manufacturing technology for Sanofi Pasteur and Gerald Orlik, VP EMEA / COO for Mylan met along with many others to discuss their plans to work with new technological adva...
The Battle to beat Swine Flu is not just being fought in the lab, the virus must be tackled on all fronts, once the vaccination is discovered the industry must be prepared, have a lean manufacturing and supply system to get it out to the masses” Julia MacKenzie Director Next Generatio...
It is not very often the words ‘Google’ and ‘energy-saving’ appear in the same sentence. However, in Portugal last week at the industry-leading Next Generation Utilities Summit, over 50 European Utility leaders were presented with the company’s new venture; Google’s ‘PowerMeter’....
When it comes to a copy of Harper Lee’s ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ or a rare Tarantino DVD, Amazon has long been the Internet’s go to guy, but even with blood, sweat and tears, it hasn’t had the success and conversion rate that Tony Hsieh’s Zappos has demonstrated. Tony reveals his succes...
Michael Morris leader of America’s largest electricity generator, American Electric Power (AEP) speaks out for MeettheBoss.com
The question has been asked by many. Where is the telecommunication market headed over the next decade? The subject was highlighted last week by visionary technology leader Dr Hossein Eslambolchi, Chairman & CEO of 2020 Ventures , who addressed over 50 telecom heads last week in Califo...
On a larger scale, investors are feeling the strain as their trust in banks and other corporations continue to fade. Last year investors were forced to ‘help out’ banks as the crisis widened, only to be let down by a series of disappointing products companies claimed would create balan...
João Torres, President of EDP - Distribuição - Energia, S.A., has confirmed attendance as the keynote speaker at the Next Generation Utilities Summit, the most important annual meeting of Utility executives in Europe.