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Impact of Amazon’s Entry in Pharmaceutical Distribution Industry

Amazon, the e-commerce giant, has been granted licenses for the distribution of medical supplies in 12 North American states in late October 2017.

Decarbonization of US Power Sector

The U.S. government has been emphasizing on decarbonization of the power sector to achieve a low-carbon future in the country. Fossil fuel-based grids across the country have been replaced with various renewable resources for cleaner energy.

Revisiting Travel Spend Methods with Corporate Cards and Virtual Payments

Many companies, especially small and mid-sized enterprises (SMBs), still allow business travelers to use payment methods such as personal credit cards or cash advances that don't comply with travel policies. Adoption of corporate credit cards has remained consistent through the years.

How General Data Protection Regulation Will Impact Businesses

The European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is all set to go into force from May 25, 2018. Regardless of the physical presence in Europe, every organization that offers any product or service to the European market, and is doing business with EU citizens will need to make changes in its processes to comply with the new guidelines.

Publishers Vs. Advertising Agencies – The Next Battle

In the past few years, traditional advertising agencies have been experiencing tremendous competition, created by management consulting firms foraying into advertising and acquiring agencies one after the other. Lately, even the publishers are looking at ways to boost their revenues.

M&A on the Rise in the Medical Device Contract Manufacturing Market

The contract manufacturing space in the medical device market has witnessed numerous mergers and acquisitions. Manufacturers are trying to strengthen and expand their capabilities to meet increasingly challenging demands and provide end-to-end services to their medical technology clients who themselves have consolidated rapidly in the past few years.

Vietnam Fast Emerging as the Next BPO Hub

Vietnam is quickly emerging as an attractive sourcing destination for business process outsourcing (BPO) services, which added $2 billion to the country’s GDP in 2015. Vietnam’s BPO industry has been growing at a fast pace of about 20 percent per annum over the last decade. This has been corroborated by A.T.

Blockchain Technology: Enabling Transparency in Food Supply Chains

Blockchain has been the recent buzzword in digital, alongside AI and automation. The application of blockchain technology to food supply chains is significant considering the fast-moving nature of food products and the direct impact on human health.

Cisco’s Acquisition of BroadSoft: The Impact on the UCaaS Industry

On 23rd October 2017, Cisco announced the acquisition of BroadSoft for a whopping $1.9 billion approximately, at $55 a share - a premium value of 28 percent. This will be Cisco’s biggest acquisition since the acquisition of AppDynamics for $3.7 billion.

Data Analytics: Redefining Healthcare Management

Big data is now slowly revolutionizing global healthcare management. Pharma companies have been gathering years of clinical research data into medical databases, while providers and payers have been digitalizing their patient records.

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