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Entries in digital payments (3)

Thursday
Jan082015

Behavioral economics for consumer insights, digital currencies, and corporate culture in job transitions: Catalyst weekly briefing

Each week we are scanning the horizon for interesting content on topics we like that we will post for your reading pleasure. These may be items that we agree with, or not, on issues that touch in some way on what we are working on in our labs. We hope you enjoy them, and that they provoke discussion and additional thought.

The full briefing, with abstracts and links to original sources, is available here.

IN THIS ISSUE

» MUTUALITY LAB

  • Digital currencies will be the disruptive innovation of 2015: Walter Isaacson

  • Collaboration needed between Western volunteers and those they are helping abroad

  • Farmland assets offer incentives for investors willing to overcome barriers

    » CULTURE LAB

  • Executive Coach Ed Batista provides guidance on transitioning to more senior roles

  • Creative, fun employee manuals used to reach into culture at EF China

    » DEMAND LAB

  • How behavioral economics can give consumer insight

  • Retail loyalty programs dependent on store quality

Wednesday
Dec312014

Mutuality in the workplace, culture & values, consumer demand: Catalyst weekly content briefing

Each week we are scanning the horizon for interesting content on topics we like that we will post for your reading pleasure. These may be items that we agree with, or not, on issues that touch in some way on what we are working on in our labs. We hope you enjoy them, and that they provoke discussion and additional thought.

The full briefing, with abstracts and links to original sources, is available here.

IN THIS ISSUE

» MUTUALITY LAB
•         Higher wages and better jobs support company growth: MIT Research
•         Digital India and empowering citizens and businesses: Microsoft CEO and Indian PM
 
» CULTURE LAB
•         The benefits of company culture integration during acquisitions
•         Values, Millennials and the modern workplace
 
» DEMAND LAB
•         Software CEO relates how the IoT can change the value chain for manufacturers
•         Market adoption of in-person mobile payments expected to reach $34B by 2019: Forrester

Monday
Feb252013

The State of the Web According to Mary Meeker

In this slideshow hosted by Business Insider, Kliener Perkins partner Mary Meeker covers globalization and internet penetration, the growth of mobile (and the its continued upside), digital payments, education, healthcare, and big data.  Something for everyone, and a comprehensive overview for anyone with an interest in technology and/or the web.