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Bo HaraldZEF, Transmeri, Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki Region

Mr Somebody Else will not do it

30 November 2008  |  3689 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Mr Somebody Else will not do it We know that the best possible thing we can do right now in the area of digitalization and productivity is to get rid of paper based invoicing - move to structured formats (not e-mail). Savings are massive - to say the least, the environment needs it (2,8m tons of CO2 to be eliminated), learning needs it, the real t...

Bo HaraldZEF, Transmeri, Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki Region

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30 November 2008  |  2428 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0


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John CantMPI Europe Ltd - London

The multi-faceted impact of Lehman

30 November 2008  |  5177 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The demise and subsequent break up of Lehman Brothers will provide strong case study material for many MBA courses, for many years. There are several lessons to be learnt beyond the crucial role of cu...

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Roger Elwell
Roger ElwellYes Please - Colchester

Cracking Nuts With Sledgehammers at UK FI

29 November 2008  |  3448 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Last week saw the start of ramping up staff numbers at UK Financial Investments, the 'arms length' company the Government is setting up to manage the investments in RBS and the merged Lloyds group. I...

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Elton Cane
Elton Canewriter & tech geek - Brisbane

MiFID created no extra demand for IT or services

28 November 2008  |  5721 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

At least that's the view of Knowledge Technology Solutions (KTS) CEO Andrew Miller. KTS is soon to adopt the brand of its Sep. '07 acquisition, Arcontech, after closing its original market terminal su...

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Bo Harald
Bo HaraldZEF, Transmeri, Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki Region

Banks taking responsibility - SWIFT committed

28 November 2008  |  2776 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It has been said many times that only if banks come together and join force also with traditional service providers will we get a real take-up of e-invoicing. SWIFT has now published a report saying ...

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Queen Bee syndrome

28 November 2008  |  3350 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Research from the University of Toronto has shown that women prefer to have a male boss. Stress levels increased when women employees had a female boss, as did depression, insomnia and headaches. The ...

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Paul Penrose
Paul PenroseFinextra - London

Mumbai: Indian government gets jitters about Twitter

27 November 2008  |  3552 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The Indian government has asked for live Twitter updates from Mumbai to cease immediately. "ALL LIVE UPDATES - PLEASE STOP TWEETING about #Mumbai police and military operations," a tweet say...

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Atso Andersen
Atso AndersenAalto University - Espoo

Slaves of Leverage

27 November 2008  |  3063 views  |  4 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I attended a Hindu wedding in New Delhi last week. Met a banker from Dubai and asked about real-estate. He said: leveraged, and massively. Leverage was the key word and I saw it. We are slaves of leve...

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Islamists Stage Attacks And Target Westerners in India

27 November 2008  |  2969 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In well co-ordinated and well-planned attacks in the Indian city of Mumbai Islamic militants calling themselves the Deccan Mujahideen have killed many including the anti-trerrorism leader and taken ho...

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