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Information Technology Trend Watching

Internet in Brazil: Amazon starts selling books with a catalog of 150,000 titles

Just over six months after entering the e-commerce space of other physical goods through internet in Brazil, Amazon will soon begin to sell books, making its debut in the country in the segment that Amazon has revolutionize the way business is done […]

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Economics Trend Watching

Infrastructure in Brazil: falling 20 positions in logistics ranking

Brazil fell twenty positions in the world ranking logistics of the World Bank (Bird), which measures the efficiency of transport systems in 160 countries. Brazil occupied the 65th place in the ranking. This is the worst placement since the ranking was released in 2007.

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Economics Trend Watching

Economy in Brazil: becoming the world’s 5th largest economy by 2023

Brazil is expected to become the world’s fifth largest economy by 2023, behind only the U.S., China, Japan and India, according to projections by the Center for Economic and Business Research (CEBR, its acronym in English) […]

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Information Technology Trend Watching

Internet in Brazil: ranking top 5 of active Twitter users

Half of active Twitter users live in five countries, the United States, Japan, Indonesia, the UK and Brazil, according to research done by the website stats Statista […]

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Design Thinking Talks & Workshops

Design Thinking: Interpretation

An overview of how to process the data generated during contextual inquiry interviews at the Interpretation Phase of the Design Thinking Process (part of the DESIGN THINKING module at Lasalle College, Monterey), which I’m honored to give by invitation of my good friend Jorge Otero […]

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Design Thinking Talks & Workshops

Design Thinking: Logistics of Discovery

This is the Logistics of Discovery session of the Design Thinking Process, in which we cover the logistics of running Contextual Inquiry interviews as part of the DESIGN THINKING module at Lasalle College, Monterey (Mexico), which I’m honored to give by invitation of my good friend Jorge Otero […]

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Design Thinking Talks & Workshops

Design Thinking: Discovery

This is the Discovery session of the Design Thinking Process, as part of the DESIGN THINKING module at Lasalle College, Monterey (Mexico), which I’m honored to give by invitation of my good friend Jorge Otero:

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Design Thinking Talks & Workshops

Design Thinking: Introduction

This is an introduction workshop to the Design Thinking Process, as part of the DESIGN THINKING module at Lasalle College, Monterey (Mexico), which I’m honored to give by invitation of my good friend Jorge Otero […]

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China Consumer Behavior Economics Trend Watching

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: Coca-Cola to invest $4b in China in 3 years

Coca-Cola, the worlds top soft drink producer, will pour in another $4 billion in China from 2012 to 2014, announced its chairman and CEO Muhtar Kent in Shanghai recently […]

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Design Economics Innovation

Design in Brazil: overcoming exchange rate pressure and increasing exports with innovation

Despite the devaluation of the dollar is affecting the competitiveness of Brazilian industry — especially manufacturing — companies such as Marcopolo, Anatomic Gel and Inova Electronic Systems have managed to maintain their level of exports and to increase sales to other countries to invest in innovation, refinement and reduction of production costs […]