Executives are out of touch with the human effect of digital disruption

I’m sure you’ve heard it before:  Happy employees mean happy customers. But what happens when customers and employees evolve to a point where executives lose sight of who they are, what they value and what they want? That’s exactly what’s happening in this era of digital Darwinism. Technology and society are evolving. Customer and employee...

Ray Wang on the technologies driving business disruption

Technologies converse around business models and business problems. Ray Wang says that we  don’t talk about separate social, mobile and cloud strategies – they simply inform the way we work. New technologies like AI, IoT and blockchain also have the potential to disrupt organisations in positive ways. The answer, says Wang, is to simply start...

Can AR & VR improve education and healthcare in emerging economies?

How will society benefit from augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) technologies? In emerging economies across Asia Pacific and the world there is tremendous opportunity for more enhanced and equitable learning experiences for students. The dream of beautifully rich and colourful virtual learning spaces for disadvantaged kids has moved a step closer.  The opportunity...

Research points to artificial intelligence (AI) as the future of technology in Asia

Whether you are looking at American, Global or Asian technology trend research, there’s one common thread, Artificial Intelligence (AI). It’s at the centre of every discussion about the future of technology in Asia. Gartner Research listed AI as its No. 1 Strategic Technology Trend for 2017. Integrated Facilities Management leader Sodexo includes “new-gen robotics” among its list of Global Workplace...