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Tao Bindslev

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Water Crises rises to the #1 Global Risk in 2015

On it’s 10th anniversary of the World Economic Forums Global Risk report “Interstate conflict” ranks #1 in terms of likelihood followed by extreme weather events, however from an impact perspective “Water crises” rises top for the first time. Water was added to the list four years ranked #2, however with this years ranking I suggest the […]

The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century

Data scientist may be the sexiest job of near future per a cool article by Harvard Business Review. The article claims data scientists today are akin to the Wall Street “quants” of the 1980s and 1990s. On a similar subject, here is one of my all time favourite data driven visualisations from David Mccandless coined the Billion Dollar Gram, […]

Smart cities secure water supplies while global risks loom

full article published by Private companies have a role to play in helping cities overcome water challenges, says Tao Bindslev, Grundfos Group Vice President. Photograph: Grundfos Around the world cities are creating dramatic water savings with water metres, pressure management, groundwater conservation and more. But is it enough? From fixing leaks in Johannesburg, to topping […]

Top 10 downfalls on business plan presentations

This is an all time favourite 10 slider on the typical and still very frequent mistakes on investor and business plan pitches. I personally used this as one of my reference slides when I worked in Venture Capital. Although it was designed with startups in mind, it carries much learning for corporate as well. Source: […]

BBC Documentary: Steve Jobs – Billion Dollar Hippy

Trailer 2 min Full length 60 min Friday night at the movies carried me to this documentary on Steve Jobs. My favorite parts of the story remain the drama of the 80s and 90s as the early pioneers of computing fight to become the giants we see today… or perished along the way.

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