Bain Technology Insights

  • Steven Lu: China Chases Chip Leadership

    December 13, 2016 | Bain video

    By 2020, China may consume 55% of the world's semiconductors. However, as China currently produces just 15% of these chips, closing the gap between supply and demand will be a challenge.

  • China Chases Chip Leadership

    August 24, 2016 | Bain Brief

    As China seeks to play a larger role in the global semiconductor market, established players should pay close attention and take a proactive strategic approach.

  • Steven Lu: China's Evolving Cloud Ecosystem

    December 02, 2015 | Technology | Bain video

    China's cloud computing market is growing at a healthy rate, spurred by government support.

  • Finding the Silver Lining in China's Cloud Market

    July 08, 2015 | Bain Brief

    Despite a push towards local and public cloud, many of China’s largest IT buyers such as financial institutions, telecommunications companies, big Internet companies, and well-funded government bodies favor building their own private clouds over adopting public cloud services. Now is the time to

  • The service industry is key to the future

    July 19, 2006 | JoongAng Daily

    China is known for manufacturing half of the world's microwave ovens and a third of its television sets, but its economy is now shifting toward services.

  • Doing business in China: learn from Dell

    February 10, 2005 | Technology | The Financial Times

    Of all the business innovations explorer Marco Polo discovered in 13th century China, he was perhaps most surprised by the use of paper money. It was worth dozens of times the weight of the heavy coins that European traders lugged around.

  • Glory continues for fibre optics

    May 30, 2001 | Technology | Global Telecoms Business

    For those of you who think the glory days of fibre optics are over, consider this. Last year China's telcos, which serve a market of over a billion customers, added about 20 million fixed lines and continued construction of backbone and local loop fibre networks at a feverish pace.