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Business Entity Modelling

Posted by on November 21, 2013 – 11:09 am

Business Entity Modelling

In the in this series, we looked at how ActiveReports Server takes a best-of-breed approach to presenting complex physical data in a meaningful way. In this article we look at the power of Logical Data Models in more detail as one of the key foundations of creating a reporting solution that works for business users. Introduction: Sorry, Britney Spears did not cover “Dr. Feelgood”. Contrary to what you might think, the above table is not the tracklist of the most ridiculous cover album ever. That honor goes to Pat Boone for In a Metal Mood. This…

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New business models for media

Posted by on October 25, 2013 – 05:26 am

New business models for media

The Apple Pippin was a multimedia platform marketed by Apple Inc. (then Apple Computer Inc.) in the mid 1990s. It was based around a 66-MHz PowerPC 603 processor, a 14.4 kbit/s modem and ran a stripped version of the System 7.5.2. The goal was to create an inexpensive computer aimed mostly at playing CD-based multimedia titles, especially games, but also functioning as a network computer. It featured a 4 CD-ROM drive and a video output that could connect to a standard television monitor. The platform was named for the Newtown Pippin, an apple cultivar…

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New business models in healthcare

Posted by on December 24, 2013 – 11:37 am

New business models in healthcare

In no way do I claim to be an expert on business or even the healthcare system, but the more experience I get with the U.S. healthcare business model the more I realize there simply is no business model. We can all agree the system is broken. There is no shortage of statistics or personal anecdotes supporting that statement. The more you dig though, the more you realize just how crazy it is. How is it that two hospitals in the same city receive different payments for the same procedure? The difference in cost is in no way tied to quality or convenience…

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Models of business Cycles

Posted by on April 17, 2014 – 11:01 am

Models of business Cycles

Scientists all over the world have expressed skepticism, or even outright denied it is occurring. Do I need to beat you over the head with examples? 1.Robert M. Carter, geologist, researcher at the Marine Geophysical Laboratory at James Cook University in Australia: the accepted global average temperature statistics used by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change show that no ground-based warming has occurred since 1998 there is every doubt whether any global warming at all is occurring at the moment, let alone human-caused warming. 2…

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New business model Canvas

Posted by on December 18, 2013 – 06:47 am

New business model Canvas

The repair shop here had three guys sharing it. One was skilled and kind, and would not laugh at a half-crazy old lady struggling in with her antiquated machine. He collected old macines, for their parts. he charged an arm and a leg, but he respected the machines. And then he left the business. This new guy is more typical. here is his conversation with my sister, also a sewing fool, about one of her Futuras; He said Throw it away, buy a new one. She said I can t afford a new one! He said; When you bought this one it paid for itself right…

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New business models in India

Posted by on February 19, 2014 – 01:16 pm

New business models in India

Dell Inc. warned investors yesterday that its shift in strategy to focus on higher profit margins would result in lower-than-expected revenue and earnings in the third quarter. The company, the world s largest PC vendor, expects a more pronounced decline on the top line. Dell said it would report revenue of about $13.9 billion, compared with earlier indications that it would bring in $14.1 billion to $14.5 billion. It said it would announce earnings on Nov. 10. Dell, which is based in Round Rock, Tex., will also take a third-quarter charge of about…

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Amazon business Case Studies

Posted by on April 30, 2014 – 11:17 am

Amazon business Case Studies

And you thought BP was ethically challenged? by Greg Palast Chevron is attempting to slither out of an $8 billion judgment rendered yesterday by a trial court in Ecuador for cancer deaths, illnesses and destruction caused by its Texaco unit. They didn t lose their shrimp boats; they lost their kids. Emergildo Criollo, Chief of the Cofan Natives of the Amazon, said about his three-year-old. He went swimming, then began vomiting blood. Then he died. Texaco lawyer Rodrigo Perez, showed the epidemiological studies tracing childhood cancers to…

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New business models in Strategic management

Posted by on March 4, 2014 – 10:33 am

New business models in Strategic management

This is the last posting of this blog series which includes the case study. The case study helps portray the theoretical concepts that have been covered in the previous blog posts: the strategy, the canvas, and the implementation. The current strategy The case study follows the example of the fictitious organisation Travel Co. This organisation is a travel agency which has recently been experiencing some troubles with generating enough revenues to sustain itself. There are three main competitors in the market that divide between them equally the…

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