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The World’s Technological Capacity to Store, Communicate, and Compute Information The three basic information operations and their most prominent technologies. World’s technological installed capacity to store information   World’s technological effective capacity to broadcast information in optimally compressed megabytes MB per year, for 1986, 1993, 2000, and 2007; semi-logarithmic plot   World’s technological effective capacity to telecommunicate information   World’s technological installed capacity to compute information on general-purpose computers, in MIPS   Annual growth of installed general-purpose computational capacity as percentage of all previous computations since 1977 (year  t  / Σ[1977, year  t  – 1]) source:

What Kind Of Business Pain Do You Solve?

For years we talked about our Skills. We said “I have negotiation skills, administrative skills and strategic skills.” We claimed a whole bunch of skills, but what are skills, really? Who can say whether you have those skills? When someone tells me s/he has great Negotiation Skills, I immediately wonder whether the person I’m talking with negotiated peace accords between warring nations or got the coffee vendor to throw in a few extra creamers with the coffee order. Skills are amorphous, and even if you possess a certain skill, do you know when and how to use it? That is the question. That’s why stories are so much more powerful in a resume or a  LinkedIn  LNKD -1.05%  profile than lists of Skills could ever be. If I’m interviewing you I want to know what problem you solve. When you can tell me what kind of Business Pain you relieve in your work, then I know that you understand how your talents fit into the larger organization. When you can tell me what kind of Business Pain


FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRY IN INDIA SUMMARY ·         192 Million Hectares of gross cropped area. ·         89.9 Million Hectares of net irrigated area. ·         127 agro-climactic zones. ·         42 mega food parks being set up with an allocated investment of INR 98 Billion. REASONS TO INVEST ·         A rich agriculture resource base – India was ranked No. 1 in the world in 2012 in the production of bananas, mangoes, papayas, chickpea, ginger, okra, whole buffalo, goat milk and buffalo meat. ·         India ranks second in the world in the production of sugarcane, rice, potatoes, wheat, garlic, groundnut (with shells), dry onion, green pea, pumpkin, gourds, cauliflower, tea, tomatoes, lentils, wheat and cow milk. ·         The country’s gross cropped area amounts to199 Million hectares, with a cropping intensity of 140%. The net irrigated area is 89.9 Million hectares. ·         A total of 127 agro-climatic zones have been identified in India. ·     

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How to grow your company’s brand

More than product or services - brand is a key factor that determines your relationship with new and existing clients and your ability to bring in new business. Your company’s image to the public holds a strong correlation with your new sales and repeat business opportunities. The tricky thing about brand is that it is not as straight forward as other more tangible assets of your business. Products and services, for example, can be evaluated based on an objective set of criteria relating to the net value they provide to customers, and their effectiveness at achieving your customers’ needs. Brand, on the other hand, cannot be evaluated on such objective criteria. Brand is subjective and in many cases lies in the eye of the beholder. Companies that are able to effectively build and maintain an effective brand that functions in line with their value proposition and business model are able to establish themselves as industry leaders. Here are a few ways to grow your company’s brand.