Amazon on the Yangtse – tackling Alibaba on its home turf Sometimes you need to take a step back and absorb the breadth of events in the digital era. One recent event should be cause for a serious pause. Amazon, forecast at present to burn $US800 million next quarter, has

3D printing will unlock $550 billion in economic value over the next 10 years says McKinsey & Company It is only just starting to capture the imagination of the wider community, but already it’s apparent that 3D printing is set to become a wildly disruptive technology over the next decade.

DeepDive : Asia Pacific’s most influential voices in the Smarter Cities social stream. Business tends to get poked with the sharp end of the digital transformation stick, while consumers tend to pick up the pennies that spill out of all of those disrupted pinatas. There is often less focus on the

Twitter’s biggest problem is its customers … Consumers sit at the heart of the digital revolution. We know from McKinsey’s research that the benefits of digital disruption accrue mostly to the consumer, not the disrupter. And we can see how companies that put customer utility and experience at the heart

Amazon on the Yangtse – tackling Alibaba on its home turf Sometimes you need to take a step back and absorb the breadth of events in the digital era. One recent event should be cause for a serious pause. Amazon, forecast at present to burn $US800 million next quarter, has

3D printing will unlock $550 billion in economic value over the next 10 years says McKinsey & Company It is only just starting to capture the imagination of the wider community, but already it’s apparent that 3D printing is set to become a wildly disruptive technology over the next decade.

DeepDive : Asia Pacific’s most influential voices in the Smarter Cities social stream. Business tends to get poked with the sharp end of the digital transformation stick, while consumers tend to pick up the pennies that spill out of all of those disrupted pinatas. There is often less focus on the

Is this the future of retail – permanent rolling global discounts As massive online sales days like Cyber Monday in the US, Singles Day in China and even Click Frenzy in Australia take hold, a new risk emerges for retailers – a world of permanent rolling global discounting. Australia’s retailers,

3D printing will unlock $550 billion in economic value over the next 10 years says McKinsey & Company It is only just starting to capture the imagination of the wider community, but already it’s apparent that 3D printing is set to become a wildly disruptive technology over the next decade.

DeepDive : Asia Pacific’s most influential voices in the Smarter Cities social stream. Business tends to get poked with the sharp end of the digital transformation stick, while consumers tend to pick up the pennies that spill out of all of those disrupted pinatas. There is often less focus on the