David H Brown

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The Alibaba Effect: How China's eBay Transformed Village Economics

The Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba is poised this week for what could be one of the biggest IPOs in Wall Street history. One reason Alibaba has been so dominant in China is its business-to-consumer platform, Taobao, a sort of Chinese eBay.<p>Last year, Taobao and Alibaba's brand-name retail site, …

Associated Press News

IBM's Social Business Transformation - September 2014 update - presented at ICON UK

IBM is on a journey to be the premier "social business" -- an organization whose culture of participation and systems of engagement help people produce organizational value. Ed Brill, IBM Vice President - Social Business Transformation - provided an overview of IBM's adoption, results, and …

Social Business

The Cloud, The Transformation, And The CIO

The cloud is accelerating the transformation of IT from a services organization constituted around technology infrastructure and maintenance to one that helps drive business innovation through emerging digital capabilities.<p>That’s the compelling takeaway from a recent research report by Harvard …

[Slides] The 2014 State of Digital Transformation by Altimeter Group

Digital transformation isn’t a trend owned by a particular role, nor a discipline that belongs to one department alone. It is, however, a significant movement where daring business leaders venture into tomorrow’s markets, today.<p>In this one-hour webinar, Brian Solis shares research on how businesses …

Webinars

How technology is transforming society - CNN Video

CNN's Tomorrow Transformed explores innovations and opportunities in business and society, through technology.CNN's Tomorrow Transformed explores innovations and opportunities in business and society, through technology.

The modern business plan | Seth's Blog

It’s not clear to me why business plans are the way they are, but they’re often misused to obfuscate, bore and show an ability to comply with …

Philadelphia water management: from grey to green infrastructure

Every year storm-water run-off causes nearly 10tn gallons of polluted water to be dumped into America's rivers and oceans. As cities across the country struggle to comply with federal regulations surrounding pollution, Philadelphia is emerging as a model of innovation in water management by opting …

An Indispensible Guide to 'Greening' Cities

From the people that know best.<p>One of the most encouraging recent trends in municipal government has been the adoption of sustainability as a critical part of the urban agenda. The list of cities claiming to have the highest aspirations for greenness is growing and now includes, for example, …

Mispriced Green Infrastructure Stocks

<i>Disclosure: Short NYLD calls, PEGI calls. Long HASI, BEP.</i><p>It looks to me that the rapidly evolving market for income-oriented green infrastructure investing is not yet efficiently priced. The largest companies are trading at much lower yields than the smaller (and presumably lesser known) ones. …