Posts tagged BRIC

In emerging, high-growth markets such as China, people are not encumbered with the legacy of PCs and have leap-frogged straight onto portable devices,” observed David Elms, Head of Media for KPMG in the UK. “This creates amazing opportunities for tech and media companies, many of which are struggling to devise models that are profitable and which truly sate consumers’ vast needs for information. They need to delve into understanding content much more intimately as it relates to their customers and then, marry the two.
How a $20 tablet from India could blindside PC makers, educate billions and transform computing as we know it (via How a $20 tablet from India could blindside PC makers, educate billions and transform computing as we know it - Quartz)
Totally spot-on piece!

How a $20 tablet from India could blindside PC makers, educate billions and transform computing as we know it (via How a $20 tablet from India could blindside PC makers, educate billions and transform computing as we know it - Quartz)

Totally spot-on piece!

Future of Innovation & Business: From Ego to Eco. Futurist Speaker Gerd Leonhard Porto Alegre 2012 (by Gerd Leonhard)

This is the complete video of my talk at the 5th Congress of Innovation in Porto Alegre in Brazil, October 30th 2012 see  http://www.fiergs.org.br/inovacao/default.asp    Thanks to FIERGS for making this video available.  You can download my slides here: http://gerd.fm/TjBlCX  or visit my Slideshare page for another 118 slideshows: http://www.slideshare.net/gleonhard/presentations  :)   In this talk I cover a wide variety of topics such as the rebooting of capitalism (as ‘natural’ or ‘sustainable’ capitalism), Growth National Happiness vs GDP, the triple bottom line, the shift to a networked / social-local-mobile society, social media and the future of social technologies, future innovation opportunities for Brazil, the shift of power to the BRIC countries… and much more…

(via Emerging markets drive social TV - Advanced Television | Advanced Television)
Richard Preedy, Research Director at GfK, comments: “Our findings suggest that broadcasters need to integrate their social elements far more engagingly into the fabric of the programme, to encourage viewers to interact.”

(via Emerging markets drive social TV - Advanced Television | Advanced Television)

Richard Preedy, Research Director at GfK, comments: “Our findings suggest that broadcasters need to integrate their social elements far more engagingly into the fabric of the programme, to encourage viewers to interact.”

To pick the likeliest winners in this vast category, Jim O’Neill of Goldman Sachs has given us the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and now South Africa), the “Next 11” (Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, the Philippines, Turkey, South Korea, and Vietnam) and, more recently, MIST (Mexico, Indonesia, South Korea, and Turkey). Robert Ward of the Economist Intelligence Unit has added the CIVETS (Colombia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey, and South Africa.)