25/10/2015

BITCOIN MIGHT BE THE NEXT BIG THING IN THE REMITTANCE MARKET

Bitcoin’s most disrupting feature is its decentralized architecture. Indeed, bitcoin relies on a P2P network of computers to proceed money transfers. Each part of the network works to create new bitcoins (‘mining’), keep the network alive and validate transactions.

02/09/2012

INTEL IS FACING THE INNOVATOR’S DILEMMA

The innovator’s dilemma was theorized by Clayton Christensen to explain how a leading company could miss a technological innovation that revolutionizes its market. Then, the current fast move in the computer industry from fixed PC to mobile devices is a dramatic change in this market. Intel, the not-challenged leader in the PC-processor industry seems to have missed this shift. And even if its current position in the mobile market is not final, its delay might be a real threat for its development.

19/08/2012

MASS-MARKET CLOUD SERVICES: AN OPPORTUNITY FOR NETWORK OPERATORS?

After years of a competition based on powerful computers, the NewTech industry is moving swiftly to cloud services. This revolution was mostly led by few trends that are sustainably spreading over the World. Among the numerous competitors that entered the market, few NewTech giants developed strong positions by integrating almost all the value chain of the industry. But paradoxically, network operators are not already providing mass-market cloud services whereas it might be a growth engine for them.

08/05/2012

FACEBOOK: AN INVESTMENT FOR THE FUTURE

As Facebook announced its upcoming IPO, lots of interrogations are still pending about the relevance of such an important valorization, whereas the website’s revenues are still border line.
This longed-for IPO is the occasion to come back on the short history of this social network and to understand better the bases on which he is developed.
It’s also the occasion to anticipate the issues which it would facing with, to forecast the areas of growth that would enable it to concretize his current success, and see how this company might be a potential source of benefits.

11/02/2012

FACEBOOK : UN INVESTISSEMENT D'AVENIR !

Alors que Facebook vient d’annoncer sa prochaine introduction en bourse, nombreuses sont les interrogations sur la pertinence d'une valorisation si importante, alors que les revenus du site sont encore relativement modérés. Cette entrée en bourse tant attendue, est l’occasion de revenir sur la courte histoire du réseau social afin de mieux comprendre les bases sur lesquelles s’appuie le site. C’est aussi l’occasion d’anticiper les enjeux auxquels il va être confronté, pour prévoir les axes de développement qui lui permettront de concrétiser son succès actuel, et de définir dans quelle mesure l'investissement dans cette société est une source potentielle de profits.