Is Your Company Ready for the Rise of Smart Cities?

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Companies that want to serve them directly often have to think outside the box when it comes to financing. But now the range of possibilities has gotten bigger, and B2C or even B2G2C business models are growing more common. At its Center of Competence for Cities, in London, Siemens employs a diverse set of experts, from architects and urban planners to public finance specialists. ROGER HARRIS/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY/Getty Images.

Sometimes “Small Data” Is Enough to Create Smart Products

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If you build a team that brings in operations, sales, finance, and the executive suite, you are more likely to figure out where the real bottlenecks and opportunities are, and you are more likely to come up with practical solutions that actually start solving them. These are amazing technologies with great promise for any level of executive in any B2C or B2B company.

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You Don’t Need an “India Strategy” — You Need a Strategy for Each State in India

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Industry cluster metrics measure the size of the pool of potential customers for B2B or B2C companies, and market stability metrics measure institutional, business, and social stability.) Companies should measure the operating environment of each state by analyzing indicators related to infrastructure, talent, finance, and the business and tax environment. Linda Coussement/eyeem/Getty Images.

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