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Mapping the Tanzanian dairy industry: Farming systems, infrastructure and natural resources

With a concerted effort to improve livelihoods through the Tanzanian dairy industry, there is a need to understand the current state of the industry and related environmental resources, and how these may change as the industry develops. 113 more words


IaaS Landscape Analysis

Here is a fun comparison of Gartner, Forrester and IDC reports on IaaS performers. Forrester’s Wave for Enterprise Public Cloud Platforms for CIOs is top left; IDC’s Government Cloud IaaS solar system is upper right; Gartner’s MQ for Cloud IaaS is lower left; and Gartner’s MQ for Public Cloud Storage Services is lower right. 530 more words

Business Strategy

To Save Everything, Click Here: The Folly of Technological Solutionism

Recasting all complex social situations either as neat problems with definite, computable solutions or as transparent and self-evident processes that can be easily optimized–if only the right algorithms are in place!–this quest is likely to have unexpected consequences that could eventually cause more damage than the problems they seek to address. 705 more words


Rare and Precious Creatures

I had lunch today with a former colleague. She was, when she worked for LLP Group, one of the best business IT consultants in the world, at least in the world I knew and know, which wasn’t small then, and isn’t small now. 638 more words

Your business does what?!

Companies sometimes go out of their way to avoid seeing the warning signs created by the human capital within their organization. Sometimes management only sees progress in it’s current state instead of envisioning the progress that could be attained from a more efficient version of their company. 16 more words


Environmental risk analysis in aquaculture report for Livestock and Fish

The report provides a brief and generalized introduction to the specific steps of an environmental risk analysis. This publication is based on materials covered and outputs generated during the workshop on Risk Assessment Methodologies and Tools for Aquaculture in Sub-Saharan Africa, which was jointly held by WorldFish and FAO in Siavonga, Zambia on 28 June–2 July 2010 with funding from FOA and the CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish. 81 more words


Business Analysis and Systems Analysis (What's the difference ?)

Business analysis is the study of the business requirements and business risks and the manner in which the current business policies, accounting and operation processes and internal controls manage them. 153 more words

General Management