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Technology industry buzzwords like IoT, Smart Cities, PropTech, 5G and AI have the potential to deliver transformative change, so WHY DO THEY FAIL TO LIVE UP TO THE HYPE?

The TechBurst Asia podcast is a fresh dose of PRAGMATISM for an industry that relies on COMPLACENT OPTIMISM.

We’ll talk to global industry leaders to get their take on the latest buzzwords and tackle the important questions like...

- What is 5G and do we really need it?
- How has the pandemic impacted Smart Cities?
- What is holding back the adoption of emerging technology, including AI, Drones & Smart Buildings?
- Is Sustainability finally ready to take off?
- How is Asia's start-up ecosystem developing?

The TechBurst Asia podcast is your one-stop shop to keep up-to-date with Asia's technology ecosystem.

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Technology industry buzzwords like IoT, Smart Cities, PropTech, 5G and AI have the potential to deliver transformative change, so WHY DO THEY FAIL TO LIVE UP TO THE HYPE?

The TechBurst Asia podcast is a fresh dose of PRAGMATISM for an industry that relies on COMPLACENT OPTIMISM.

We’ll talk to global industry leaders to get their take on the latest buzzwords and tackle the important questions like...

- What is 5G and do we really need it?
- How has the pandemic impacted Smart Cities?
- What is holding back the adoption of emerging technology, including AI, Drones & Smart Buildings?
- Is Sustainability finally ready to take off?
- How is Asia's start-up ecosystem developing?

The TechBurst Asia podcast is your one-stop shop to keep up-to-date with Asia's technology ecosystem.

    The GENDER LEADERSHIP DIVIDE w/ VMWare & Lean In Singapore's Uma Thana Balasingam

    The GENDER LEADERSHIP DIVIDE w/ VMWare & Lean In Singapore's Uma Thana Balasingam

    In recent years, we have seen an increase in the number of initiatives that have raised global awareness about the importance of gender diversity, the challenge of the gender pay gap - as well as the issue of a lack of women in senior leadership positions.

    But while these initiatives draw more attention to these issues, what I want to understand is has this attention led to progress. 

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Addressing AI's Ethical Issues w/ the former US Dept of Defense's Chief Data Officer Michael Conlin

    Addressing AI's Ethical Issues w/ the former US Dept of Defense's Chief Data Officer Michael Conlin

    The amount of data we create, capture, copy, and consume is growing exponentially, and that raises many questions, including: 

    Are companies and govts using the data captured ethically?

    Who should be responsible for setting the regulations about how data captured can be used?

    Today’s guest, Michael Conlin, will help delve deeper into these questions. He's the CTO for Definitive Logic, and was previously, the first ever Chief Data Officer for the U.S. Department of Defense. 

    • 1 hr 21 min
    The Post-Pandemic FUTURE of BUILDINGS & SMART CITIES Panel w/ Eight Inc, Bosch.IO & JLL

    The Post-Pandemic FUTURE of BUILDINGS & SMART CITIES Panel w/ Eight Inc, Bosch.IO & JLL

    We bring together three industry experts to discuss the pandemic's impact on the Future of Buildings.

    Is "work from home" here to stay?

    Is the real estate industry finally ready to start leveraging technology to improve the employee experience?

    Has the global pandemic fundamentally transformed the way we Design, Build and Operate our buildings?

    And much more...

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Leveraging 5G, IoT & AI to DIGITISE one of the world's largest conglomerates w/ True Digital's Michael Gryseels

    Leveraging 5G, IoT & AI to DIGITISE one of the world's largest conglomerates w/ True Digital's Michael Gryseels

    We live in a world where the latest technologies have the capability to truly transform the way we work, live and play. The problem is, they don’t always live up to the hype. 

    The ICT industry pushes the latest technologies on the market and hope they get adopted, rather than by tailoring solutions to meet the market’s needs and proving they can deliver tangible business value.

    Today's guest sits at the crossroads of tech supply & market demand - let's see how he overcomes this challenge.

    • 31 min
    Making SENSE...and CENTS...out of the 5G Market Opp w/ McKinsey's Ferry Grijpink

    Making SENSE...and CENTS...out of the 5G Market Opp w/ McKinsey's Ferry Grijpink

    We have talked recently about the future of 5G - and today - we will take that to the next level. I'm joined by Ferry Grijpink, a Senior Partner with McKinsey & Company based out of Amsterdam.  

    We will delve into the funding models used to fund 5G, the solutions and services that will monetise those investments and discuss which types of operators best suited to capitalise on the emerging opportunities. 

    • 33 min
    What's in store for Southeast Asia's Tech & Telecoms Industries in 2021 w/ PwC Partner Mike Graham

    What's in store for Southeast Asia's Tech & Telecoms Industries in 2021 w/ PwC Partner Mike Graham

    TechBurst Asia sat down with PwC's Chief Digital Officer, Mike Graham, to discuss Southeast Asia's latest tech trends and the annoying buzzwords and catchphrases we have been forced to endure during the pandemic. We also talk about our predictions for what WILL - and WON'T happen in 2021. 

    • 54 min

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