The (Dark) Art of Procurement

Procurement is a necessary process that involves an organisation acquiring services from an external source, in a structured and accountable way. Limited or open procurement is a common method for obtaining consultancy or other services throughout the world. When a tendering process is initiated it should allow a fair and confidential opportunity for bidders to… Continue reading The (Dark) Art of Procurement

Apple Delivers Record Earnings and iPhone Sales

Two years ago I wrote an article about Apple, with the core message that the S-curve for Apple was flattening. My point was that Apple had problems to deliver new disruptive innovations, and that the focus after the passing of Steve Jobs seemed to be on incremental enhancements to already existing products. I am pleased… Continue reading Apple Delivers Record Earnings and iPhone Sales

Internet of Everything

Is it not a fascinating concept to develop a sustained communication infrastructure for connected objects? The ability to transfer data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction ? Also known as the internet of things (IoT). I believe so! IoT has evolved from the convergence of wireless technologies, micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) and the… Continue reading Internet of Everything

Croatia: An Odyssey of European Success

We from Bearing have been actively involved with projects in Croatia since 2012, before the country’s ascension to the European Union on the 1st July 2013. Given our long experience of working with innovation, integrated projects and European Union funding, we were invited to provide support and expertise in getting the country ready for EU… Continue reading Croatia: An Odyssey of European Success

2015 – Innovation Year in United Arab Emirates

In December, the Government of the United Arab Emirates announced 2015 as the Year of Innovation. The declaration follows the launch of the national innovation strategy in October 2014, which aims to make the Emirates the most innovative country in the world by 2021. The first phase of the strategy includes 30 national initiatives to… Continue reading 2015 – Innovation Year in United Arab Emirates