Lessons from Matthew

More than a week before, meteorological services already showed the graphic models with possible routes for hurricane Matthew, some with land impact on the US. Day by day information was getting more accurate, to the point that the threat was confirmed in the direction of the American east coast. Communication services (radio, television, newspapers, app and others) began to devote more and more space to inform people about the recent…

Risk Analysis + Action = Prevention

Many people consider risk as something that belongs to other people’s world, something distant, and completely disregards the possibility of occurring something with them or their companies. In many other cases may even recognize the risks, but do not give proper treatment to avoid or minimize them. Closing the door after being stolen is an action that does not solve what happened, as well as revealing the failure by failing…

A new wave in Electronic Security

The electronic security industry in Brazil will experience a new wave – the democratization of security. I was at ISC West in Las Vegas in early April and could notice the efforts of companies (manufacturers, integrators and dealers) to make the benefits of electronic security systems accessible to the masses, whether are they: alarms, cameras, access controls, tracking, video intercom, among others. The prices are becoming more affordable, quality increases…

Brazil – The best moment for American Companies

This is the precise timing to invest in Brazil – a window of time that won’t last longer. I’ve heard a lot here in US that Brazil is on sale. In fact, with the dollar at the current level (BRL 3.60) and considering that the economy is “paused” as a result of the political moment, this is the right moment for American companies to invest in Brazil. Many businesses were…

Global risks and the impacts in Brazil

The Global Risks Report 2016 is a study published by the World Economic Forum, based in Geneva, Switzerland and is already in its 11th edition, disclosing a very clear picture of some of the main risks that will affect Brazil this year. On the spotlight there is the failure of national governance, followed by economic problems of major proportions, aggravated by a deep social instability positioned in the center of…