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Your Roadmap To A Digital Supply Chain

This week SCM World hosted 100 C-level supply chain executives in London for our 7th annual Leaders Forum. Our theme, “Mastering the Matrix”, was all about empowering supply chain professionals to take point on developing the roadmap for digitization.<p>We heard from companies as diverse as General …

Profit

The Biggest Challenges Facing Artificial Intelligence (AI) In Business And Society

This week a report by PwC found that artificial intelligence could add as much as $15.7 trillion – around same as the combined output of China and India – to the global economy by 2030.<p>Everyone is in agreement that it is a technology which can change the world, and from space exploration to …

Artificial Intelligence

新劫难还是大契机?电商平台转攻线下发展全解读

刘强东:第四次零售革命意义将超互联网

The Best Advice For Mergers And Acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions involve a great deal of critical business, legal, financial, and deal negotiation issues. In this article, I summarize some of the best articles I have written on many of the key issues involved in sales of privately held companies. Links to these articles are provided.<p><b>22</b> …

Mergers & Acquisitions

马云慌了,这家公司或开启颠覆零售业的革命!

<b>6.18刚刚结束,就当阿里京东这中国两大电商平台打得不可开交时,在美国,电商巨头亚马逊和零售巨头沃尔玛也展开了一场残酷的“争斗”!</b><p>6月16日,亚马逊以137亿美元的价格收购了美国全食超市,亚马逊和全食超市(Whole Foods Market)宣布,双方签署了最终合作协议,包括净负债在内,亚马逊将以每股42美元全现金将其收购。<p>这个消息一出,让全食超市的竞争对手沃尔玛一蹶不振,当天市值直降7%。同时,美国三大零售巨头沃尔玛、克罗格和塔吉特的股价集体下挫,<b>一天蒸发320亿美元市值。</b><p><b>亚马逊的一次</b><b>收购,</b><b>引发美国零售业大地震</b><p>16日美股开盘后,全食超市的实体店竞争对手——美国三大零售巨头沃尔玛、克罗格(K …

Most CEOs Can't Lead A Digital Transformation

<i>This piece was coauthored with Megan Beck, Chief Insights Officer at OpenMatters</i><p>Years ago, Jim Collins wrote the best-selling book, <i>Good to Great</i>, praised by business leaders and academics alike. Collins noted seven characteristics common to firms that go from “good to great,” one of which was their …

Innovation

How to Integrate Data and Analytics into Every Part of Your Organization

Many conversations about data and analytics (D&A) start by focusing on technology. Having the right tools is critically important, but too often executives overlook or underestimate the significance of the people and organizational components required to build a successful D&A function.<p>When that …

Management

Alipay and PayPal Are Disrupting The Finance Sector, But The Big Banks Are Here To Stay. Here's Why

From Alipay to PayPal, and from Seedrs to EdAid, technological innovation is reshaping the financial system at an unprecedented pace. Both customers and newcomers stand to gain, but it doesn’t mean the end of the financial sector as we know it. Rather, a small number of fintech companies will grow …

World Economic Forum

Alibaba CMO Says Don’t Compare The Chinese Company To Amazon. It’s Much Bigger.

“The largest commerce platform on Earth. It’s bigger than Walmart. Much bigger than Amazon.”<p>Alibaba chairman Jack Ma was in Detroit this week for Gateway 17, his company’s biggest-ever event stateside, to discuss opportunities for American small businesses to tap into the Chinese market through the …

eCommerce

To Lead Across Cultures, Focus on Hierarchy and Decision Making

Cultural differences in leadership styles often create unexpected misunderstandings. Americans, for example, are used to thinking of the Japanese as hierarchical while considering themselves egalitarian. Yet the Japanese find Americans confusing to deal with. Although American bosses are outwardly …

Management

美世:跨国公司开始仔细评估国际派遣人员的成本

麦肯锡报告:中国人工智能的未来之路2017 | 檀闲篇

<b>来源 |</b> <b>走向智能论坛</b><p>近日,麦肯锡公司全球总裁鲍达民在中国发展高层论坛发表《中国人工智能的未来之路》报告,主要涵盖人工智能的发展历程、现有技术水平及未来展望,分析了中国在人工智能领域的实力及挑战,以及人工智能在经济、社会和地缘政治方面的影响,并对中国在产业、经济、教育、社会及国际政策方面就人工智能发展提出五大战略建议。本文来自:麦肯锡官网,文章原名“中国人工智能的未来之路”,作者鲍达民。<p><b>中国人工智能的未来之路</b><p><b>人工智能是对人的意识、思维过程进行模拟的一门新学科。</b>似乎在一夜之间,人工智能从虚无缥缈的幻想成为了现实。2016年3月,AlphaGo 计算机程序轻取围棋九段棋手李世石,这一里程碑事件向世界 …

Innovation

亚马逊怼上沃尔玛,这对冤家背后的经济学道理会预示怎样的未来?_商业_好奇心日报

<b>*本文只能在《好奇心日报》发布,即使我们允许了也不许转载*</b><p>随着亚马逊收购高端食品杂货连锁店全食超市(Whole Foods),零售分析师多年以来了然于心的事件现在公开于大众面前:这家在线零售商正在与沃尔玛进行激烈竞争,试图在大众购买的所有商品销售方面都独占鳌头。<p>这两家企业都试图与对方做同样的事:沃尔 …

招商路凯联合中国连锁经营协会发布《零售业生鲜筐应用情况报告》

曾鸣:真正的S2b其实是S2b2c,是S和小b共同服务c

Jeff Immelt, Jeff Bezos And The Rebirth Of Corporate Strategy

I spent the last two weeks in Alaska — which meant I was out of the blogosphere on June 12 when GE tossed Jeff Immelt out before the end of his 20 year term and on June 16 when Amazon announced its $13.7 billion Whole Foods buy. (I own GE shares and have no financial interest in Amazon stock).<p>But …

Enterprise Tech

奥迪在华为何陷入困境?

高唱凯歌的豪华车市场<p>有个品牌却开始了焦虑<p>本文来自周刊君家族成员<b>AutoMan</b>(ID:<b>AutoMan-No1</b>)<p><b>【Man哥语】</b><p><b>进入2017年,很多汽车企业在中国的日子开始不好过,但是豪华车市场不一样,一路凯歌高奏,赚的是盆满钵满。唯独一家知名豪华品牌,在中国从1月份到4月份,开启了月月销量下滑模式。</b><p>---------------------<p><b>中国车市29年第一变</b><p>今年1-4月,中国车市的最大新闻,是豪华车市场格局发生的变化。<p>奔驰登上了中国豪华车销量第一的位置,1-4月奔驰累计销量19.25万辆,其中三个月都是中国豪华车销量第一,并且销量增长迅猛,同比增长高达36.8%。<p>而宝马则稳居中国豪华车销量第二, …

远离华为,三大运营商公有云突围之路

2017年注定将是国内公有云市场风生水起的一年。<p>在由《互联网周刊》和eNET研究院推出的《2016年度公有云提供商TOP50》排行榜中,排名前十位的玩家基本上涵盖了国内公有云市场的四大阵营:以阿里、腾讯和百度为代表的互联网阵营,以华为为代表的IT基础设施厂商阵营,与微软结盟在华运营Windows Azure的世纪互联所代表的国际巨头阵营,和包括中国电信、中国联通和中国移动在内的运营商阵营。<p>根据国际市场研究机构IDC公布的“2016年度中国公有云市场统计数据”,阿里云的市场份额是40.67%,几乎占据公有云市场的半壁江山,紧随其后的中国电信“天翼云”、腾讯云、金山云均只有个位数的市场份额。阿里云 …

eCommerce

Amazon’s Grocery Ambitions Are Far Bigger Than Whole Foods

In our interview late last year, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos discussed how his supply chain ambitions could be applied to perishables as well.<p>When Amazon debuted its invitation-only beta test of a fresh grocery delivery service in August 2007 for the small community of Mercer Island in …

eCommerce
eCommerce
Online

The Fourth Industrial Revolution Is About Empowering People, Not The Rise Of The Machines

The world is changing. There’s no way around this fact.<p>The Fourth Industrial Revolution is now. And, whether you know it or not, it will affect you.<p>Billions of people and countless machines are connected to each other. Through groundbreaking technology, unprecedented processing power and speed, and …

Artificial Intelligence

这10个终身学习方法,拉开了毕业后人和人的差距

学习的本质,并不是为了让我们变得深奥<p>而恰恰是恢复人类的天真<p>本文经授权转载自:<b>印象笔记(yxbj100)</b><p><b>工作以后,明显感觉大家对于知识越来越渴求。</b><p>读书时大部分是横面学习,本科学习的内容宽泛而浅,选修课程60分万岁的心态深入人心。<p>反倒工作后变成了深度切入一个纵向方向,职场压力一上来,恐遭淘汰,谁也不敢松懈。毕业几年后,人和人的差距就拉开了。<p>想起之前雷军回母校发的一张照片,<b>“愿你走出半生,归来仍是少年”。</b><p><b>“少年”</b>这个词语在维基百科上的解释,其中之一是:<p>“一个人性格、认知和世界观形成的重要时期。<p>这一阶段所接触到的知识、得到的经历,都会对以后的人生产生重大影响。”<p><b>学习的本质,并不是为了让我们变得深奥,而</b> …