There’s a new coffee shop chain in China, called Luckin Coffee, and it’s been fascinating to watch their rise in the local market. I know from my own observations that the Chinese in the big cities love their coffee. I’m aware the current stats on coffee consumption per nation says that the average person in China drinks only 3 coffees per year. However, that is changing *rapidly*.
Yearly Archives: 2018
September has come and gone and NDC Sydney is over. SSW was a large part of this great conference, which is personally my favourite event of the year.
Of course, I love going to NDC Oslo, but there’s nothing like having the Norwegians come to your home town. This was the 3rd annual Sydney event and it was awesome. The conference is a 5-day event (September 18-21), composed of 2 days of workshops and 3 days of presentations.
I’m often asked advice on what makes a good software consultant. Hang on a tick before I get to that. Software exists to solve problems and make our lives easier – but any software consultant can tell you that creating software can come with problems of its own. The 2 big ones are: Software is […]
Australia has the highest rate of skin cancer in the world – it’s our #1 most common type of cancer. According to the Australian Cancer Council, 2 in 3 Aussies will have been diagnosed with skin cancer by the time they’re 70. As a kid, a lot of my older relatives had skin cancers cut […]
I’ve come up with a list of “hello” and “goodbye” tips to help employees with the start and end of their journey with an employer. I believe that these tasks are simple for employees to follow and can minimise stress.
SharePoint Online is a mature product capable, and now that it leverages the O365 stack, there is no better platform to build an engaging intranet. We can migrate you from any version to SharePoint Online
Brian Harry has been integral to Microsoft for a very long time. He created VSS (Visual Source Safe) and was one of the core members who invented .NET. He then invented TFS and then moved to become one of Microsoft’s first cloud services for developers.
China represents a huge opportunity for Western businesses, with the world’s largest internet population (751 million users), rising incomes, rapidly changing demographics and spending habits, and the world’s largest online retail events.
The opportunity to gain market share in China is exciting, but market entry into China is hard. Growing your customer base and revenue, guided by someone who has intimate knowledge of the market and the Chinese consumer, is the way to go.
SSW has over a decade of experience delivering technology solutions locally in China, and knows how to ‘Chinafy’ a software service to empower you to enter and succeed in the world’s most lucrative market