Posts from Date: 2010-11
by Matt Davis | November 24, 2010
Acer’s supply chain is known and benchmarked as a stellar example of end-to-end operational efficiency. It affords them some of the lowest price points in the PC marketplace. It is with this knowledge / perception of Acer that I watched the series of product announcements at their press conference and began to wonder… Is Acer moving away from their singular focus on cost?
by Matt Davis | November 15, 2010
Have you ever heard someone say “Oh I don’t care what kind, just get the cheapest one”… and then in the next moment, “No, I don’t like that one. It’s not me. Let’s look somewhere else.”? We all are constantly making choices and tradeoffs when we’re shopping. Typically, we’re balancing our opinion of ideal cost, […]
by Matt 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 closer look at the joint partnerships shows a clear focus on infrastructure investment, primarily on electric grids and rail transportation. This announcement has huge implications […]