Globalization

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Our traditional view of globalization, common for decades, was massive container ships conveying goods from distant manufacturing locations; and watching services, capital, and expertise flow from one from major established commercial and financial city or region to another. Global trade dipped in 2008. But, in reality, globalization was heading into a new phase. Global trade and resource supply have transformed and the rules continue to be rewritten.

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Zoho's strikingly different global path

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Cloud Computing, SaaS Globalization and TechnologyI have heard Zoho talk about doing business in UAE and Nigeria. That is so different from other cloud vendors which tend to mostly focus on N. America and Europe. Over the last decade, their US revenues have steadily declined.

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Globalization 2.0Taking it Global

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I know a lot of people are upset with the UK. Lots of wealth destroyed around the world, Young Brits mad at older Brits, Scots mad at the English, Europeans upset with the Brits. It’s important to not forget something. Industry Commentary

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7 Strategies To Prepare For Global Market Challenges

Startup Professionals Musings

New entrepreneurs who want to survive, and optimize the growth of their startups, need to think globally, and act locally, from day one. This approach, popularly known as “ glocalization ,” means you have to design and deliver global solutions that have total relevance to every local market in which you operate. But it does mean that you think about the global implications at every step of the process: Pick your company and product names carefully. Find global sources now.

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7 Characteristics Of People Who Drive Global Change

Startup Professionals Musings

Yet very few achieve that great aspiration of really driving economic, social, and environmental changes on a global scale. best entrepreneurs entrepreneur attributes global Peter AndrewsBy most definitions of the term, an entrepreneur is someone who starts a new business, incorporating innovative changes to existing products, services, business models, and creating new markets.

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The Analyst Cam: Plex Systems Dataset - COVID-19 impact on Global Manufacturing

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As we have moved to virtual vendor briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short segments (with permission from vendors), as part of my Analyst Cam series. Jerry Foster, CTO at Plex Systems walked me through anonymized customer manufacturing data from.

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How to Enhance Your Global Content Localization Strategy in 2020

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We’ll ask some basic questions to help you “plan globally and market locally.”. Localization, especially in the digital context, includes everything involved in making a global site appear appealing, understandable, and persuasive to a local audience.

The spotty technology globalization record

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I read a few tweets today about how SAP does “global well” and how SuccessFactors reflects it. My reaction was technology vendors, not just SAP, are actually inconsistent when it comes to global matters compared to companies like Unilever or. Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

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Groupons Global Rocket

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Globalization and TechnologyI was impressed at SuiteWorld to hear Groupon had implemented NetSuite in 26 countries in under 3 months. But I did wonder why such a young company needed that much functionality in so many markets. Turns out Groupon has been.

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[Singapore] Go Global

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But even going regional can be challenging, much less going global. If you’re looking for help in that area, you may want to check out “ Go Global “, an industry initiative by Google and Singapore trade authorities SPRING Singapore and IE Singapore along with seven other partners to look at providing SMEs in Singapore with tools and training to help them export their goods and services using the Internet.

Tips When Expanding Your Business Globally

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As you grow your business, there are always thoughts of new ways to help build on its success, and one of those things might be expanding your business globally. Here are some tips when expanding your business globally. The more people that have a digital presence on social media, the more potential there is for your business to really grow in a global market. The post Tips When Expanding Your Business Globally appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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University of Michigan Joins the Global EIR Network

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In 2015, I announced the Global EIR initiative to try something different. Today, I’m happy to welcome the University of Michigan to the Global EIR network. Applications are now open to become a Global Entrepreneur in Residence at the University of Michigan’s Economic Growth Institution (EGI). Interested applicants can learn more about the program , fill out an application form , and reach out to Millie Chu at Global Detroit.

Digital Leadership During Global Upheaval

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The post Digital Leadership During Global Upheaval appeared first on The Startup Magazine. There’s one thing that has seen massive growth during the time of the pandemic, and that’s the adoption of technology.

5 Excuses Holding You Back From Global Business Expansion

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Grow Operations business expansion Global Business global entrepreneurship globalization market expansionCountries outside the U.S. are eager to encourage economic growth. If you haven't jumped into business overseas yet, here are 5 hurdles you must overcome.

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Massachusetts Global Entrepreneur In Residence Five Year Results

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For the past five years, I’m been involved in an effort called the Global EIR program. The post Massachusetts Global Entrepreneur In Residence Five Year Results appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Government global eir immigration startup visaI continue to be a strong supporter of legal immigration to the United States. A fundamental belief of mine is that entrepreneurs should be able to start their companies anywhere they want.

Announcing the Global EIR Coalition

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At the end of the discussion, we decided to start the Global EIR Coalition to open source our approach and try to help every state in the US implement a similar program. Last year Jeff and a bunch of his friends in Massachusetts created the Massachusetts Global Entrepreneur in Residence pilot program. If you are working on something similar in your state, please reach out to join the Global EIR Coalition. Government Bussgang CO eir Global EIR immigration m&a Startup Vis

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6 Building Blocks Make Amazon A Global Market Leader

Startup Professionals Musings

Every new business dreams of growing from a startup to a global market leader in a few years, like Amazon.com, but that goal is elusive. It has proven to be a huge customer growth engine, and now has over 100 million members globally. As a mentor to entrepreneurs, I often get asked for the magic that has made Amazon the world's most valuable brand , from a total unknown only twenty years ago. My simple answer is that they keep their focus on customers, rather than technology.

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Artificial Intelligence And Global Ethics

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To those currently working on AI solutions and applications, with the hopes of commercializing them globally, I’d like you to think deeply on the following question: Just because you have the technological prowess to create your awesome AI solution, when you take a step back and ponder its implications, do you think you should? Geo-engineering: These solutions will be able to manipulate large-scale, global environmental processes that affect the entire earth’s climate.

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7 Keys To Market Growth - Think Global, But Act Local

Startup Professionals Musings

New entrepreneurs who want to survive, and optimize the growth of their startups, need to think globally, and act locally, from day one. This approach, popularly known as “ glocalization ,” means you have to design and deliver global solutions that have total relevance to every local market in which you operate. But it does mean that you think about the global implications at every step of the process: Pick your company and product names carefully. Find global sources now.

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6 Global Destinations For Your Next Company Leadership Retreat

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Travel business travel global travel global voices travel travel tipsYour next off-site meeting or company retreat could be at an enviable destination.

Global EIR and Silicon Valley Bank Funding Match

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Today Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) announced their support for Global EIR , a cause for which I care deeply. As you may know, over breakfast in 2015 Jeff Bussgang and I launched Global EIR with the hope of advancing the startup visa effort on a local and state level after it stalled in Congress. Since then, Global EIR has grown to 13 university programs across the country, helping 42 international founders start companies.

Techstars 2015 Global Impact Report

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If you want a full view of what Techstars is – and is doing – today, take a look at the 2015 Global Impact Report. The post Techstars 2015 Global Impact Report appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Techstars global impact reportTechstars had an incredible year in 2015 and grew the organization on many dimensions. link]. To everyone who has been involved in Techstars in any way, thank you!

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Oracles Global Leadership Summit

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Last year Oracle’s events team invited me to describe some of the better events I had been to (and that I blogged about here). They heard me compliment a couple like Cognizant Community for its focus on thought leadership more. Industry Commentary

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5 Tips To Expand Your Business Globally

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The possibilities of global business are immense. Grow Operations business expansion global global entrepreneurship global trade global voices market expansionBut to actually achieve them requires hard work and a focused strategy.

More global innovation

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Innovations from various parts of the world we don’t usually expect innovation from Arab Lady Technologists - Oman, Qatar Unique ID - India Kinect and Sign Language – China Amazon’s Fashion Studio – Brooklyn Airport Advertising - various US airports. Innovative Business Uses of Technology

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Burning Platform: Why does my software not have its own passport?

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In episode 10 of the Burning Platform series, Brian Sommer and I talk about talk about the slow pace at which software vendors globalize their offerings. We also talk about the pandemic and impact on global strategies.

Go Global, Stay Local

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by Gail Martin, author of “ The Essential Social Media Marketing Handbook: A New Roadmap for Maximizing Your Brand, Influence, and Credibility “ Whether your company is purely local or has a global footprint, you need to be active and visible on social media. Go Global. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube serve a global audience.

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More innovation off the global beaten path

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Globalization and Technology Innovative Business Uses of Technology We hear so much about Silicon Valley and Bangalore and Shanghai that is refreshing to hear about innovations in unexpected places: Back to the future in St. Augustine, one of the US''s oldest cities The Big Data of Antarctica''s sea.

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More Global Innovation

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We hear so much about Silicon Valley and Bangalore and Shanghai that it is refreshing to hear about innovations in other parts of the world. Singapore Changi: Best airport in world Silicon Fen in Cambridge, UK Low Cost AND Long. Innovative Business Uses of Technology

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Even more global innovation

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We hear so much about Silicon Valley and Bangalore and Shanghai that it is refreshing to hear about innovations in other parts of the world. Google''s Project Loon Finland''s next blockbuster Spain: Mobile Banking Innovation Santander: A city of sensors. Innovative Business Uses of Technology

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More Global Innovation

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We hear so much about Silicon Valley and Bangalore and Shanghai that it is refreshing to hear about innovations in other parts of the world. Mali: The Vocal Web The Rudiben mobile app Czech Technology Prowess The impressive German infrastructure. Innovative Business Uses of Technology

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7 Entrepreneur Types Drive Change On A Global Scale

Startup Professionals Musings

Yet very few achieve that great aspiration of really driving economic, social, and environmental changes on a global scale. entrepreneur Fiona Wood global change Peter Andrews types By most definitions of the term, an entrepreneur is someone who starts a new business, incorporating innovative changes to existing products, services, business models, and creating new markets.

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More Global Innovation

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Bumper crop of innovations from various parts of the world we don’t always expect innovation from Near Cashless Society – Sweden A decade of LeWeb – France Faber-Castell – Germany Wine “Rover” – German wine country Rail Power – Kazakhstan. Innovative Business Uses of Technology

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Proper Staffing is Key to Effective Global Expansion

Startup Professionals Musings

Thus, it is essential to appoint a ‘head of international’ with significant hands-on experience to chart your course in the global world. However, remember to think long term, plan globally but act locally. entrepreneur global expansion staffing startupBy Ernst Gemassmer, Chairman, Startup Professionals Some time ago you needed to achieve success and size before venturing into international markets.

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We Need Entrepreneurs Who Can Drive Global Change

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Yet very few achieve that great aspiration of really driving economic, social, and environmental changes on a global scale. entrepreneur Fiona Wood global change Peter Andrews uberpreneurs By most definitions of the term, an entrepreneur is someone who starts a new business, incorporating innovative changes to existing products, services, business models, and creating new markets.

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Internet Of Things Will Reshape Global Trade

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Today’s supply chains form the arteries and veins that keep global trade alive, connecting a largely borderless, always-on world economy. New innovations offer disruptive possibilities for the future of global trade. Fraud and security is a widespread menace in this now global industry. Complete connection will see near-molecular precision for managing global trade, offering new opportunities for logistical efficiency and control.

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Resources for Global Entrepreneurs

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On Bplans, we often share information about United States’ specific resources, like SBDCs (small business development centers), but those resources probably aren’t as helpful to global entrepreneurs. Global Entrepreneurship Network. The Global Entrepreneurship Network operates a platform of resources in over 170 countries with the goal of helping global entrepreneurs. Managing a Business global global entrepreneurship resources

Before You Expand Your Business Globally, Read This

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This article Before You Expand Your Business Globally, Read This appeared first in YFS Magazine: Startups, Small Business and Entrepreneurship Culture. Are you ready to expand your business globally? If so, consider these 3 best practices for small business global expansion. This article Before You Expand Your Business Globally, Read This appeared first in YFS Magazine: Startups, Small Business and Entrepreneurship Culture.

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Announcing UP Global

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Startup Weekend and Startup America Partnership are joining forces to create UP Global. In addition to Startup Weekend, UP Global also runs Next , StartupDigest , and NYSE Big Startup. Marc Nager, the CEO of Startup Weekend, will be the CEO of Up Global. Steve Case, the chairman of Startup America Partnership, will be the chairman of Up Global. UP Global is a logical next step in the creation of vibrant entrepreneurial communities around the world.

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6 Key Risk Factors When Scaling A Business To Global

Startup Professionals Musings

In a new book, “ Global Vision ,” by NYU Stern School of Business scholar and leader Robert Salomon, I finally found some great insights on what to look for, and how to make the necessary changes. The inability to accurately predict or prepare for sudden changes in the local economic environment creates risks for the markets you know, but can wreak havoc for global initiatives. But don’t look for any magic algorithmic procedure to solve the complex globalization problems.

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Solving Software Quality Challenges During The Global Pandemic

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In a recent Call for Code Global Challenge , IBM outlined the top three areas that are in urgent need of rapid solution development: – Crisis communication. In the bid to organize effective communication, education, and cooperation in the times of global emergency, developers create innovative solutions and implement new features to already existing systems. The post Solving Software Quality Challenges During The Global Pandemic appeared first on Young Upstarts.

The Importance Of Understanding Culture When Dealing With Global Business

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Others business growth global business overseas marketsThe success of a company comes from its capacity to grow and attract new customers. As a new business owner, you will constantly be looking to new areas and markets to sell your products. Although there are many different markets out there that you can move into, knowing how to conduct your business in a new country is a vital part of the process.

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10 Global Female Entrepreneurs To Watch

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Here's a look at ten female entrepreneurs that have certainly arrived on the scene. And we'd wager they are here to stay. People Success Profiles female entrepreneurs people women entrepreneurs women in business

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