Is the Indian IT miracle over?

Driving back and forth to you job in Munbai is like smoking a packaged of cigarettes, and nothing become better. Indian government spend 17 dollar per capita and year in infrastructure while China spend 116 dollar. The Indian mentality is pretty much having a back-up plan for the back-up plan while China is straighter forward, which… Continue reading Is the Indian IT miracle over?

Banking Outlook Africa 2010

As in the previous year, Bearing Consulting has sponsored the Banking Outlook Africa conference, which took place at the Sandton Convention Center in Johannesburg, July 19-23. To download the program, please click on the link below: Banking Outlook Africa 2010.pdf   A hot topic at the conference was that 230 million households in Africa remain… Continue reading Banking Outlook Africa 2010

Charging for value – Sure…

Over the last decade it has been a lot of discussions about pricing based on value. However, there are several issues related to that and not an easy task. To begin with your company must be committed to really go for value creation meaning down prioritize other activities that might be short term valuable for… Continue reading Charging for value – Sure…

Zero Carbon Goal – The need for Energy Innovation

At the TED2010 conference recently, Bill Gates unveiled his vision for the world’s energy future, describing the need for “miracles” to avoid planetary catastrophe and explaining why he’s backing a dramatically different type of nuclear reactor. The necessary goal? Zero carbon emissions globally by 2050. The TED talk is in the video below. Bill Gates… Continue reading Zero Carbon Goal – The need for Energy Innovation

The rise of Asia

Hans Rosling is a Swedish medical doctor, academic, statistician and public speaker. He is Professor of International Health at the Karolinska Institute. Rosling was a young guest student in India when he first realized that Asia had all the capacities to reclaim its place as the world’s dominant economic force. At TEDIndia in November 2009,… Continue reading The rise of Asia

Statistics that will reshape your world-view

With the drama and urgency of a sportscaster, statistics guru Hans Rosling presents data that debunks several myths about world development. Rosling is professor of international health at Sweden’s Karolinska Institute and gave this speech at the TED talks conference in Monterey, California in February 2006. Stats that reshape your world view