From Free Markets to Free Networks And Beyond

Networks And Beyond

From free markets to free networks and beyond The story started in the 19th century with the beginning of free markets. The world of free markets is the world where business exchanges started to expand to global organizations and relationships. Many exchanges were now possible thanks to the free markets. The allocation of resources is […]

The Age of Global Business Network

Global Business Network

About Global Business Network Obviously, business networks have tremendously changed through the ages. The world has become global and business networks have kept expanding over the years and centuries. In fact, business networks used to be very small, even non-existent a few centuries ago. In former societies, businesses were not as developed as they are […]

How Google is Looking to Change the Corporate World in 2015, Again

Google

How Google is Looking to Change the Corporate World in 2015, Again How Google is Looking to Change the Corporate World in 2015, Again AUTHOR VIVEK SOOD TIME TO READ 6 minutes last update January 14, 2022 The Corporate World in 2015 Changing Business Models – Push television/video to YouTube: Videos ad revenues from YouTube […]

How SUPPLY CHAIN 3.0 Can Lead To Tangible Business Benefits (Part 6 of 6)

SUPPLY CHAIN 3.0, Last Miles of Amazon, Universe of Workology, Mobile Phone Industry, Interview, Tricks with KPIs, Life Cycle Engineering, Avoid

How SUPPLY CHAIN 3.0 Can Lead To Tangible Business Benefits (Part 6 of 6) How SUPPLY CHAIN 3.0 Can Lead To Tangible Business Benefits (Part 6 of 6) AUTHOR VIVEK SOOD TIME TO READ 6 minutes last update January 14, 2022 Following two benefits outlined in the previous entry, in this last entry of the […]

Which Business Models are Now Obsolete?

Business Models, Supply Chain Models have to Change

Most effective business leaders relish the challenge of answering questions such as the following: Some Steps Of Business Models 1. Why did Apple sue Samsung while it continues to buy critical parts for its winning products from Samsung? 2. Why did Google create Android OS for mobile applications, and is now talking about opening its […]

Even Bigger Troubles With Big Data

Bigger

Supply Chain Business Troubles Troubles in big data are starting to emerge. I have written about these earlier, and warned the clients to first make sure their small data is working as intended before jumping into big data. If you cannot control your small data, your ERP system, your EIS or your cloud then forget […]

Fresh Thinking for New Business Models

Thinking

New Business Models Old Business Models are Getting Redundant When General Motors filed for Chapter XI protection in 2008, it also marked the closing of a type of business models in modern commerce. General Motors was seen as the paragon of modern American management theory as popularized by Peter Drucker in the middle of the […]

Information Age Thinking Needs Information Rich Leadership

Information Age Thinking

Boards always ask the hardest questions. That is why these gentlemen (and ladies) get to be on the boards. They know just the right questions to ask at the right moment. Towards the end of this blog I will relate my recent experience with one such question. They may not know the answer, but they […]

What is the Most Effective Strategy to Massively Slash Shipping Freight Costs?

Most Effective Strategy

Effective Strategy Of Supply Chain Freight costs reduction is almost always the last frontier in the cost reduction landscape. At the board level, most companies do not pay much attention to their external freight costs. These costs never get the attention they deserve because they are scattered all over the place, and generally out of […]