Product or Platform: A Red Bull Case Study

People who hate energy drinks are still fans of Red Bull. Here’s why. We’re in the midst of a major media shake-up. Although the saturation of content is consolidating into fewer, larger players, it is important to address the shift happening in the publishing and media industry. For example: We’re seeing highly engaged communities of people with… Continue reading Product or Platform: A Red Bull Case Study

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What we learnt from remote work

By Syntax Distributed teams are on the rise. The number of employees who work remotely more than doubled between 2005 and 2015, and there’s evidence that people who work from home can be more productive than those in the office. Hiring remote workers is also a great way to expand your potential talent pool, and it can bring a welcome… Continue reading What we learnt from remote work

Trump is doing a good job with North Korea

As much as Trump has a strategy in North Korea — it appears to be some mercurial combinations of bluster, flattery, and indifference; one could be charitable and call it an unpredictable strategy based on, what former US Ambassador Hong Seok-Hyun labeled as, “peace through strength,” — we would say that what this administration has done so far in regards to North… Continue reading Trump is doing a good job with North Korea

Why The Organizations We Build Must Be Models of the World We Want to Create

By Ayushman Pershad, Founder & CEO, Syntax Perhaps you think, as I do, that the world is in a troubled place these days. If so, then maybe you’ve observed what I have. Something’s going badly wrong in our organizations. At every scale. Whether they’re countries, corporations, cities, towns, governments, parties. They seem to be rife… Continue reading Why The Organizations We Build Must Be Models of the World We Want to Create

Cyber Wars threaten to erode sovereign power

By Daniel Dobrygowski Daniel Dobrygowski is Head of Governance and Policy, Global Centre for Cybersecurity, World Economic Forum. Governments are attacking civilians in a time of peace, according to Brad Smith, President and Chief Legal Officer of Microsoft, at the RSA cybersecurity conference in San Francisco on 17 April 2018. These attacks aren’t with tanks and warplanes, but… Continue reading Cyber Wars threaten to erode sovereign power

Best Web Hosting Services for Small Businesses

By Candidread Staff If you’re a small business owner in the throes of launching your own e-commerce website — or upgrading your existing one — you probably know you need a web hosting service. If you’re a small business owner in the throes of launching your own e-commerce website — or upgrading your existing one — you probably know you need a web hosting… Continue reading Best Web Hosting Services for Small Businesses

Why Humans are the main reason for Fake News

Even as bots start to take over the internet, humans remain the likeliest culprits to spread fake news Even as bots start to take over the internet, humans remain the likeliest culprits to spread fake news Earlier this month, the Pew Research Center released a remarkable report showing that, in the summer of 2017, two-thirds of the links… Continue reading Why Humans are the main reason for Fake News

Rectifying 70 Year Long Neglect of India’s North East

And while they swore the dog was mad, They swore the man would die. But soon a wonder came to light, That showed the rogues they lied: The man recovered of the bite, The dog it was that died. This classic elegy by Oliver Goldsmith best sums up the graceless drubbing that the Congress party received in the recent polls held in the key states… Continue reading Rectifying 70 Year Long Neglect of India’s North East

Why carbonated drinks taste good only when carbonated

A notion that will come as a surprise to just about no one is that most people think soda and other carbonated drinks taste significantly better when they still contain a lot of fizz as opposed to being “flat.” It turns out that, contrary to popular belief, this phenomenon has nothing to do with bubbles… Continue reading Why carbonated drinks taste good only when carbonated

The Indian Railways has saved 7.5 crore sheets of paper

The Indian Railways saved 10 lakh trees from being axed by taking its recruitment tests online, continuing on its efforts to go green. A senior railway ministry official said by conducting recruitment drive online, the railways has saved at least 7.5 crore sheets of paper, or the equivalent of 10 lakh trees. Here’s what happened Ranging from… Continue reading The Indian Railways has saved 7.5 crore sheets of paper