John Ward


Measuring Earthquakes One Building At A Time

4-Dec-2017 | John Ward

Japan is one of the most earthquake-prone places in the world. An estimated 1,500 quakes are recorded in the country every year, and minor earthquakes occur almost every day. Tokyo has particular rea

Is South Australia The Epicenter Of Energy Innovation?

20-Oct-2017 | John Ward

At a time when the global energy industry is undergoing dramatic change, South Australia could very well be the epicenter of innovation. The South Australian government just announced plans for a 

Fueling China’s Soccer Revolution, The “City Way”

6-Jul-2017 | John Ward

There are a lot of football fans in China. And when the Chinese talk football, they are talking about soccer. According to an article in the Huffington Post, soccer is China’s most-watched sport. E

Is This Winning Business Formula The Greatest Thing Since Sliced Bread?

20-Jun-2017 | John Ward

Sometimes lasting success starts off with one really, really good idea. That’s the case with the Hansaloy Corporation of Davenport, Iowa. In fact, this family-owned business is based on what is p

Automation Fuels Global Growth For White Oil

31-May-2017 | John Ward

Just about everyone has heard the expression “black gold.” But what about “white oil?” Any clue what that is? Actually, it’s mineral oil. And in addition to its familiar use as baby oil,

Who Is Driving The Mobile Business Bandwagon?

16-May-2017 | John Ward

Has there ever been a single piece of physical technology that redefined everyday life faster than the smartphone? I doubt it. According to studies, we now check our phones 150 times every day.

What Trendy Bakeries Can Tell You About China’s New Economy

14-Apr-2017 | John Ward

Consumer tastes in China are changing, and in the nation’s expanding cities, coffee shops and Western-style bakeries are definitely part of the phenomenon. A couple of years ago, The New York Tim

3 Simple Steps To A More Effective Data Strategy

14-Mar-2017 | John Ward

If you really want to know what business leaders think is important, just take a look at who has a seat in the C-suite. More and more these days, you’re likely to see a chief data officer (CDO) amon

Lenovo’s “Disciplined” Supply Chain Drives Global Leadership

14-Feb-2017 | John Ward

“Lenovo’s been the number one PC company for over three years now,” says Gerry Smith, an executive vice president at Lenovo and president of its Data Center Group, in a recent video. In fact,

farming, internet of things

Can High-Tech Farming Help Feed The Planet – Stara’s CEO Says Yes!

24-Jan-2017 | John Ward

Look at a few photographs of Gilson Trennepohl and you start to notice something. Whether he’s making a pilgrimage along the ancient Camino de Santiago trail in Spain or posing in front of a moder