In the next five years, Singapore’s push to becoming a Smart Nation will propel the adoption of analytics as government agencies focus on investment in data, infrastructure and talent for data-driven insights, according to a recent International Data Corporation (IDC) research paper commissioned by SAS.
Jakarta-based BDA company Mediatrac wants to bring the big data wave to Indonesia with its inhouse technology – but in the proper manner, say senior executives.
Talend Inc is planning to invest big into Asia Pacific says its CEO Mike Tuchen, who believes its open source and integration combo will stand it in good stead.
A regional committee of digital advertising and marketing stakeholders believes there has been an ‘over-investment’ on technology and an ‘under-investment’ on people who can use these tools in Asia Pacific.
On-demand services startup ServisHero doesn’t want to be just a marketplace for SMEs, but wants to empower them with its own digital marketing expertise.
Despite all those catchy slogans and taglines – such as ‘data is the lifeblood of the business’ or ‘data is the new electricity of the business’ – 43% of Asian companies do not have a digital strategy.
Companies need to view data analytics as innovation projects that have risks attached to them, and should not expect every project to yield high returns.
Trends like big data, the IoT, cloud, social media and mobile web services are drastically transforming the business landscape and reshaping boundaries – Cloudera’s Daniel Ng on what you need to do.
With the amount of data the world is generating every day, companies need to inculcate the data-driven culture or perish, industry experts and players argued.
The key drivers of open innovation are sharing and collaboration, says Cloudera as it launches a skills-building initiative in Malaysia.