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DisplaySearch FPD 2011

DisplaySearch FPD, San Diego, CA March 1-2, 2011 The first day of the DisplaySearch FPD conference highlighted the important shifts in the FPD display market. This is being driven by the saturation of HD FPD televisions in mature markets, the … Continue reading

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The Ups and Downs of Replacing a Notebook with an iPad

As I set off on a two week trip to Europe and the Caucuses, the reality of traveling without a notebook hit me as I discovered it had been left at home. My best option was to get an iPad, and make do. So, how did the iPad shape up as a replacement notebook? Continue reading

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CES 2011: Day 2

As we explore the CES floor the energy around the tablet is palpable. The smartphone is assumed. Despite all the uncertainties of the market and the struggles for market share this looks like an old battlefield. The excitement is around the tablet – in only 9 months the market has been transformed by the iPad. Continue reading

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Emerging Markets IV – Iraq

Iraq is a Significant Market Waiting to Happen Iraq is an excellent example of a unique Emerging Market with many special considerations. This is the largest country, in population, of those visited. We approached the entry into Iraq with some … Continue reading

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Emerging Markets II – PC Distribution

Disruptions and Competition Shake up the PC Distribution Environment This examination of the market sought to understand PC distribution and product availability. The proxy for this was to look at Microsoft Windows and Office which are at the center of … Continue reading

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Emerging Markets I

There is a perception that succeeding in Emerging Markets is just a matter of reduced pricing and adapting to distribution channels. Our experience, having traveled to many countries, that it is much more complex. To evaluate this and other factors … Continue reading

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