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Events & Activities

Stephen Olson at Chinese Development Institute Conference

 

 Clyde Prestowitz giving presentation to CDI...

 

Steve Olson teaching trade negotiations at the Mekong Institute...

 

Stephen Olson to speak at upcoming workshop organized by the International Institute for Trade and Development on 

"Economics of GMS Agricultural trade in goods and services towards the world market"

Chiangmai, Thailand Sep 8-12.

Grid Computing

Grid Computing and its Impact on Business - Presentation

COLLABORATION USING GRIDS CAN LEVERAGE THE BENEFITS OF COMPUTE POWER AND USE EXCESS COMPUTE CAPACITY THAT IS AVAILABLE NOW. MOST CXOs ARE NOT AWARE OF THIS CHANGE. RFID HAS GOTTEN MORE PRESS THAN GRIDS.

GRIDS CREATE THE POTENTIAL FOR NEW BUSINESS MODELS. THEY WILL FACILITATE SMALLER AND MEDIUM SIZED FIRMS (SUPPLIERS) WORKING EFFECTIVELY WITH LARGER FIRMS. LARGE EFFICIENCY GAINS WILL MAKE EARLY ADOPTER FIRMS MORE DYNAMIC THAN OTHER FIRMS IN THE ECONOMY.

A MAJOR BREAKTHROUGH WILL OCCUR AS FIRMS USE GRIDS TO CHANGE THE WAY THEY DO BUSINESS - CHANGING BASIC BUSINESS PROCESSES, SUCH AS PRODUCT DESIGN, INVESTMENT POLICIES.

WITH SUCH CHANGES, PRODUCTIVITY GAINS WILL BE DRAMATIC, BUT COMPETITIVE CHANGES WILL BE EVEN GREATER. FIRMS THAT USE GRIDS WILL CREATE NEW BUSINESS MODELS. Click Here to Download the Full PowerPoint Presentation

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