Technology

Methods for accessing respondents, survey platforms / interfaces, data analysis, Artificial Intelligence, etc.

Learning from the Top Greens

Now in its 16th edition, the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics, ranks top electronics manufacturers according to their policies to be more ecologically minded. Philips, occupying third place in this edition, has committed to eliminating PVC vinyl plastic and all brominated flame retardants (BFRs) in […]

Telecoms M&A Activity in Asia

One of the most influential M&A deals in 2010 was India´s Bharti Airtel takeover of Zain’s African assets for US$ 10.7 billion. Bharti Airtel is the leading telecommunications provider in Asia and is even set to be the world’s fifth largest wireless company with operations […]

REVIEW CES 2011: wow the world with modern gadgets

Challengers to iPad have flooded this year’s CES, held from 6 -9 January in Las Vegas. Motorola’s Android-based XOOM tablet was named as CNET’s Best in Show. XOOM is the first device to run on the Google Android OS known as Honeycomb. Blackberry launched its […]

RFID Technology in Food & Beverage industry

RFID or Radio Frequency Identification is becoming more advanced in consumer product industries, as retailers continue to invest in the technology in order to simplify transactions and improve customer service. Retailers are striving to improve logistics systems in order to deliver perishable goods easily and […]

2010 – A Breakthrough Year For Mobile Apps?

Experts believe the growth of mobile applications is set to continue. Downloads are expected to reach 25 billion by 2015, from currently under 5 billion. Industry analysts predict that consumers will spend over US$6.2 billion on mobile applications this year, with mobile gaming end-user revenues […]

Proprietary Panels – SPECIAL REPORT

A new area in the on-line research industry, that has not so far hit the headlines in Asia, is that of Community Panels, sometimes known as ‘Private Research Community Panels’.  While ‘access panels’ rely on people being recruited to take part in a wide range […]

Going Green is a Means of Gaining Competitive Advantage

Although green technology is not new, the recession has made companies realise that going green can be a means of gaining competitive advantage. Not just organisations, but governments and consumers too are adopting green measures, giving a boost to environmentalism. Different IT companies are taking […]

Cloud Computing – the Future of IT Operations

  Cloud computing, the latest (R)evolution in IT, is expected to affect organisations worldwide. One of the biggest advantages is that it eliminates the need for maintaining a separate IT platform, resulting in significant cost savings. At the beginning there were only a handful of […]