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Mobile Payments

September 20, 2012 • TECHNOLOGY, SPECIAL FEATURES, Business Mobility & E-CommerceComments (0)

By Christopher Coonen, EVP Global Solutions, Sales Marketing Strategy at Ingenico Market Trends The mobile technology market all over the world is booming, with consumer demand for mobile devices on the increase. More mobile phones are sold than PCs and for the first time in 2011, more tablets were shipped than PCs. You might also …

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D-Hotel Maris: the Ultimate Luxury Experience

July 22, 2012 • SPECIAL FEATURESComments (0)

D-Hotel Maris in Turkey combines the exotic elements of the East and modernity of the West through minimalistic style. Located in the stunning reservation area of the Datca Peninsula and situated high up on the hillside, D-Hotel Maris offers the most

Business Process Excellence: A Prerequisite for Managing Big Data

July 22, 2012 • TECHNOLOGY, OPERATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Business Process, Digital TransformationComments (0)

By Karl-Heinz Streibich The digitization of both the commercial and social worlds has blurred any boundaries separating them and is fundamentally changing the way we do business. There are now billions of interconnected private and business mobile devices

Effectively Managing Innovation

July 22, 2012 • INNOVATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

By Daniel Evans At EMLYON we have had the opportunity to help develop the innovation efforts for companies around the world. Our combined experience suggests that there are some key factors that must be considered so that these efforts are effective. These

The Will and Skill to be Strategic

July 17, 2012 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SPECIAL FEATURES, Corporate Governance, Global BusinessComments (0)

By Patrick R. Dailey & Chuck Russell Strategy guidance is a board’s most crucial responsibility. With contemporary directors repeatedly being exhorted to step up their contribution to strategy, the question below tests any Chairman’s confidence in

The Challenges of Global S&OP

July 17, 2012 • OPERATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Business Process, Supply Chain, Supply Chain ManagementComments (0)

By Karin Bursa What do you want to achieve? Where does your company want to be in 12, 18, 24 months? Do you know? If you don’t, move on to the next article and come back when you have an answer. Why? If you don’t know where you are headed, any road will

Getting More for Less: Revolutionising the Reward “Asset” Empowering Reward to Perform Better. Are We Making Reward “Work” Enough?

July 17, 2012 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SPECIAL FEATURES, People Management, Finance & EconomicsComments (0)

By James Markham In a period of recession, most major companies look for new ways of selling or streamlining operations. Rarely, however do companies turn to improving the operational capability of the Reward function. Of course, everyone accepts that Reward

STUDY IN AUSTRIA IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems

May 20, 2012 • LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL FEATURES, MBA & Executive EducationComments (0)

Krems – a small but vibrant university town Krems is the eastern gateway to the Wachau Valley and only a one hour drive from the Austrian capital, Vienna. It is set in one of Europe’s most picturesque river landscapes and therefore was added to the UNESCO

Innovative Technologies in Aviation Logistics

May 20, 2012 • INNOVATION, OPERATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Business Process, Supply ChainComments (0)

Due to the fierce competition caused by the economic downturn, rising fuel costs and growing customer demand, airfreight companies are forced to look for new ways to improve their performance and client base. Many are turning to specialisation, focusing on

How the dot-CO domain opened the door to a new era of Internet innovation

May 20, 2012 • INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, SPECIAL FEATURES, Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Emerging IdeasComments (0)

By Kieren McCarthy Taking on an industry titan is never easy. So it was with a small upstart domain extension hoping to challenge the dominance of dot-com. Its success has now become the role model for a new generation of extensions that will forever change