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Why China’s Smart Cities need to be Green Cities

by Bettina Tratz  |  May 21, 2014

In my recent business travel to China I have come to meet the country’s growing ecological drive and awareness. China is known globally for its bad air and water pollution...

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Gong Xi Fa Cai in a Digital World

by Olive Huang  |  February 2, 2014

Like most of the overseas Chinese, my friend circles are split into two - people who can access Facebook and people who can't access Facebook. WeChat, China's No.1 social media...

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When It Comes to Government and Technology, China Is Much Closer Than We Think

by Andrea Dimaio  |  May 28, 2013

I spent my first week ever in Beijing, where my local colleague gave me ample opportunities to meet clients and prospects – both government organizations and IT vendors – as...

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China's Consumers Take Flight, But Watch for a Hard Landing

by Richard Gordon  |  May 14, 2013

In China, state policy is also having a big impact on how things are shaping up. The government has several initiatives to push growth back up to 8%, and one...

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Gartner 2013 Software as a Service Predictions

by Robert Desisto  |  December 27, 2012

Our 2013 Software as a Service (SaaS) predictions focus on the increasing role Platform as a Service (PaaS) will play with SaaS, new opportunities for SaaS in IT management and...

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GE's $2B China Investment... Implications for Supply Chain

by Matthew Davis  |  November 9, 2010

On Tuesday, GE announced a plan to invest over $2B in China through 2012.  $500M for R&D and customer innovation centers and $1.5B for joint partnerships with state-owned enterprises.  A...

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Learning from China’s Operational Best Practices

by Kristin Moyer  |  December 7, 2009

China is the world's factory, and has been for some time. With its experience in manufacturing, some of China's best practices can be brought to other markets and become global...

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Even Chinese Struggle With Smart ID Cards

by Andrea Dimaio  |  April 21, 2009

I have to credit for this post my colleague Massimiliano Claps, who just sent me a link to a very interesting article showing that the Chinese government is asking some people...

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The East Has Come to the West

by Kristin Moyer  |  November 11, 2008

Some would argue that the East will come to the West - future tense.  By 2050, the BRIC countries plus Indonesia, Mexico and Turkey will likely surpass the G7 (source: ...

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