Audray Souche, Partner; Deputy Managing Director, Thailand, Kraisorn Rueangkul, Senior Legal Adviser, Kunal Sachdev, Legal  Adviser, and Kayla Moore, Legal Intern, examined Thailand’s digital economy initiative in the latest issue of the magazine. The team highlights points the business communities should expect, taking in consideration examples of the same initiative previously implanted across the globe. They take a close look at key contributing elements including hard infrastructure, soft infrastructure, service infrastructure, promotion and innovation, and society and knowledge.

Source: T-AB: Thailand’s Implementation of a Digital Economy | DFDL Legal and Tax Services

How does knowledge grow? Sometimes it begins with one insight and grows into many branches; other times it grows as a complex and interconnected network. Infographics expert Manuel Lima explores the thousand-year history of mapping data — from languages to dynasties — using trees and networks of information. It’s a fascinating history of visualizations, and a look into humanity’s urge to map what we know.

Source: Ted

An African proverb says, “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” Embracing this adage, chief executives who aspire to go both fast and far are launching “one company” strategies that prompt everyone to think and act in the best interest of the overall organization rather than in the narrow interests of their own business unit.

Source: Talent Matters: Why the ‘constellation’ may be more important than your bright stars – The Washington Post

Developmental psychologists long have debated whether individuals volunteer and help others because they are sympathetic or whether they are sympathetic because they are prosocial. Now, new research helps clarify some of the confusion, which could lead to better interventions to promote positive behaviors in adolescents and clues as to what makes some individuals altruistic.

Source: Relationship between sympathy, helping others could provide clues to development of altruism: Research could help inform interventions to promote positive behaviors in adolescents — ScienceDaily