So many things have happened this week. Below are my selected two events for your leisure.
The re-advertised bid
This is an inventive procurement fraud scheme. This big government entity advertised for the supply of some specialised equipment. This procurement was an open international bidding, implying anyone who reads it globally qualifies to bid for the supply of the services.
It has deteriorated too to much to soon. This Orange Internet is too annoying these days! Orange Uganda’s Internet Everywhere, once the best Internet Service provider, is becoming one of the biggest disappointments.
The company’s Internet everywhere is no longer reliable. It is bad for internet to be slow. It is damn annoying for your Internet to disconnect mid-way your browsing experience. And this is what is exactly happening with Orange internet everywhere since November 2012.
Issue 003/ vol. 01
Education never ends, Watson. It is a series of lessons, with the greatest for the last. The more you teach others, the more you learn it better”, (Sherlock Holmes, The Adventure of the Red Circle).
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It was reported earlier today that USAhas accused China of Cyber Stalking, something which China has refuted in the strongest terms. How can countries avoid such in future?
Blue ocean vs red ocean strategy: do you know what this book is all about? Don't worry.
Red ocean = lots of competitors in a market fighting for few customers. As they fight intense battles re price undercutting, aggressive marketing, back biting etc. they compete in the same niche and product range. Just like any battle, blood is shed and onto the ocean in which they are fighting. And hence the analogy Red ocean, for the red blood.
I annoyed a CEO today, but got business. I have realized that you've to be bold to excel. Here are our exchanges with my prospect CEO.
Me: How much do you estimate your company loses to fraud on an annual basis?
CEO: We have no fraud here.
Me: On which basis do you say so? Have you done fraud risk assessment recently? Who did it for you?
CEO: Not yet. We have no fraud.