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Digital Transformation of Energy Companies: A Colombian Case Study

Sandra Giraldo, David la Rotta, César Nieto-Londoño, Rafael E. Vásquez, Ana Escudero-Atehortúa
2021 Energies  
Such an innovative project in the Latin American context has been developed in order reduce risks and to contribute to a sustainable energy supply for the future.  ...  This paper contains the case report that addresses the commercial digital transformation process developed at AES Colombia, through the implementation of a modern platform based on specialized applications  ...  For the case of Colombia, the National Planning Department, supported by the World Bank, has released studies regarding the energy supply [64] and the energy demand situations in Colombia [65] , which  ... 
doi:10.3390/en14092523 doaj:7efe252f2699456ab919b5b162ebfa1a fatcat:vtj4lqquxzgoxdzkwrklnw2g4u

Risk perception and risk management in cloud computing: Results from a case study of Swiss companies

Nathalie Brender, Iliya Markov
2013 International Journal of Information Management  
We focus on risk and control analysis in relation to a sample of Swiss companies with regard to their prospective adoption of public cloud services.  ...  large enterprises.  ...  Highlights:  We provide a definition of cloud computing and describe its main characteristics.  We review the main risks associated with it and the relevant mitigation practices.  We present reports  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijinfomgt.2013.05.004 fatcat:x2yy6sahqrhlbfsrqyipi3sylm

Competition In The eLearning Industry: A Case Study

John Kaliski, Jon Kalinowski, Paul Schumann, Tim Scott, Dooyoung Shin
2011 Journal of Business Case Studies (JBCS)  
of techniques highlighted in the accompanying case teaching note.  ...  The case presents details regarding the evolution of the eLearning market and provides the opportunity for students of strategic management to build critical industry analytical skills by applying a variety  ...  The LCMS market can still be characterized as being in a -pre-growth‖ stage. In many cases, inflexible content delivery structures do not align with evolving training strategies.  ... 
doi:10.19030/jbcs.v4i2.4760 fatcat:vckcbv4dujckbbq2pnxh3iizn4

Macroprudential Policy: Case Study from a Tabletop Exercise

Tobias Adrian, Patrick de Fontnouvelle, Emily Yang, Andrei Zlate
2015 Social Science Research Network  
This paper presents a macroprudential tabletop exercise that aimed at confronting Federal Reserve Bank presidents with a plausible, albeit hypothetical, macro-financial scenario that would lend itself  ...  In addition, participants were asked to consider using monetary policy tools for financial stability purposes.  ...  First, it bears similarity to the case of New England during the mid-1980s, when rapid growth in regional mortgage lending led to a real estate boom (FDIC, 1997) .  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2669835 fatcat:7uuvfiebqbcffcig3aml437ioq

Analysis of Cost Competitiveness of Coal-to-Gas: A Case Study

Zi-Zhan CHEN
2017 DEStech Transactions on Environment Energy and Earth Science  
This study analyzes the cost composition of CTG based on actual production and financial data of a typical coal gas enterprise.  ...  The results demonstrate that in the current stage, financial cost accounts for a huge portion of the cost of coal gas enterprises, reaching over 40%.  ...  In future, a rapid rise of natural gas in China's energy mix is expected.  ... 
doi:10.12783/dteees/edep2016/5931 fatcat:ewjwepiumbbexiap4nzdpj7jxm

Commodification and Urban Development: A Case Study of Taiwan

2006 Housing Studies  
This paper aims to identify the processes of commodification of land and housing in Taiwan during the era of rapid economic development since the Second World War.  ...  However, there is a very large discrepancy between policy and practice and as a consequence urban development and housing delivery are intensely commodified sectors of the Taiwanese economy.  ...  Acknowledgements This research has been funded by a City University of Hong Kong Direct Allocation Grant (7100169) and by the Governance in Asia Research Centre (9360029).  ... 
doi:10.1080/02673030500391114 fatcat:dpwfwgmvrfhsdmoeksktlggh3m

Trade-Based Manipulation Or Speculative Bubble: A Case Study

Xiaofeng Zhao
2014 International Business & Economics Research Journal  
The stock price surged as much as ten times during merely sixteen trading days without apparent value-changing information being released.  ...  disclosure of risks and, in many cases, involving the outright misappropriation of customer funds, and illegal touting characterized by unlawfully publicizing a security for which touts are being paid  ...  Jarrow (1992) develops a model to analyze trade-based manipulation in a stochastic framework. In his model, a large trader (speculator) trades in a stock and money market account.  ... 
doi:10.19030/iber.v13i4.8693 fatcat:7kslbmj6jnfrlemtcnz44wzhbm

Agile Elicitation of Scalability Requirements for Open Systems: A Case Study [article]

Gunnar Brataas
2021 arXiv   pre-print
This paper describes the open banking case study, where a legacy banking system becomes open. This challenges the scalability of this legacy system.  ...  In the open banking case study, key stakeholders from TietoEVRY spent 55 hours eliciting TietoEVRY's open banking project's scalability requirements.  ...  We thank TietoEVRY for their hospitality, which made this case study possible through access to this business's critical open banking project and providing access to critical stakeholders and vital documentation  ... 
arXiv:2108.00567v1 fatcat:rpeqyugv5vhf7jzhb7bxllhkuu

Developing Securitization-Enabling Financial Infrastructure in Emerging Markets: A Case Study of Zimbabwe

Tawanda Hondora
2009 Social Science Research Network  
and methodology Transactional and comparative in nature, this study narrowly focuses on Zimbabwe as a case-study and uses, in part, a basic securitization model as a prism to audit Zimbabwe's financial  ...  Summary In summary, this study concludes that although needing reform in a few areas, Zimbabwe's legal system, to a large extent, enables income generating enterprises to engage in the numerous legal arrangements  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1730784 fatcat:6do2phqvnzd4paalrme4fkklfm

Corruption and Mismanagement in Botswana: a Best-Case Example?

Kenneth Good
1994 The Journal of Modern African Studies  
The consequence of several gross errors was that P27 million was dissipated, largely unaudited, on the tender, of which P23 million had been given to a locally-based company which was without financial  ...  This is reflected in its size, the possession of two Assistant Ministerships, and its large financial allocations.  ...  The spending of P53 million on a redundant office-building for the BHC was without justification, and it was at least questionable if the contract in any case should have gone to the Premier Group, a company  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0022278x00015202 fatcat:5mim54odhjdcdbnp2rk2wihy2m

Mergers and Acquisitions of Enterprises as a Tool for Increasing Value and Competitiveness: The case of Masan and Singha

Do. T. Anh, E. Miroshina
2018 Review of business and economics studies  
In this paper, to conduct a uniform research and arrive at an accurate conclusion why organizations take this innovative mode of expansion, we restrict our research to only Asian companies-Masan and Singha-which  ...  The objective of this paper is to study the concept of mergers and acquisitions in the context of modern financial relations.  ...  Conglomeration is characterized by the acquisition of unrelated companies that continue to produce in unrelated sectors.  ... 
doi:10.26794/2308-944x-2018-6-2-44-49 fatcat:x7cabggj7be3dhxl6c25sxp3cm

The need for an integrated disaster risk reduction management strategy in North African cities: a case study of urban vulnerability in Algiers (Algeria)

Djillali Benouar
2006 Jàmbá : Journal of Disaster Risk Studies  
with modern types of buildings and the large concentration of populations, with a heavy dependency on infrastructure and services, living in large cities and/or settling in hazardous areas, are matters  ...  The environmental concerns and an increased official and public awareness of various hazards have, in the last decade, led to a rapid rise of interest in hazard and risk evaluations and thus in disaster  ...  The Need for an Integrated Disaster Risk Reduction Management Strategy in North African Cities: A Case Study of Urban Vulnerability in Algiers (Algeria) Djillali Benouar Introduction For the North  ... 
doi:10.4102/jamba.v1i1.3 fatcat:pg6redjbuncaffwcv2oqrocqqu

Business on Chain: A Comparative Case Study of Five Blockchain-Inspired Business Models

Alain Yee Loong Chong, University of Nottingham Ningbo China, China, Eric T. K. Lim, Xiuping Hua, Shuning Zheng, Chee-Wee Tan, University of New South Wales, Australia, University of Nottingham Ningbo China, China, University of Nottingham Ningbo China, China, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
2019 Journal of the AIS  
Through a comparative, multiple case study approach, we analyzed five companies in mainland China that have rolled out blockchain initiatives.  ...  This, in turn, has prompted companies to rethink preexisting business practices, thereby yielding a myriad of fascinating business models anchored in blockchain technology.  ...  Before approaching the case companies, we read publicly accessible news articles and press releases in order to acquire background information on these companies.  ... 
doi:10.17705/1jais.00568 fatcat:3pkwhr63zbexxlsl5xw3cymhna

Trade Friction and Chinese Innovation: A Case Study of the Semiconductor Industry

2020 Global journal of Economics and Business Administration  
S&T Innovation Indicators Continuous and rapid technological changes characterize modern economies.  ...  Finally, these findings were then applied to an analysis of a case study of the Chinese domestic semiconductor industry in terms of government policies, realities, and challenges.  ... 
doi:10.28933/gjeba-2019-10-1505 fatcat:bpobkayos5enpk53cgvw6xkjla

Political Risks and Japanese Foreign Direct Investment in East Asia-A Case Study of "China-Plus-One"

Keisuke Iida
2015 The Korean Journal of International Studies  
CONCLUSION This paper reported on a case study of the China-plus-one strategy that has been primarily adopted by Japanese multinational corporations. This case study offers several major findings.  ...  This third wave was characterized by large-scale investments by financial institutions and auto manufacturers, which peaked in 2005.  ... 
doi:10.14731/kjis.2015. fatcat:uw7aybtverbx3lyntk5puuwczi
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