The saying goes ‘if it ain’t broke, why fix it?’, but this no longer holds true for traditional businesses, according to a speaker at What’s Next 2016.
Entrepreneurs in South-East Asia should stop looking at Silicon Valley trends and instead focus on fulfilling the basic needs of people in this region, said one of the panellists at Digital News Asia’s What’s Next 2016 conference last week.
The brick-and-mortar guys definitely took centrestage at DNA’s just concluded What’s Next conference, with Karamjit Singh sharing some early thoughts from the speakers.
Malaysian tycoon Vincent Tan revealed that most of the new businesses he invested in 2000 for RM200 million (about US$50 million at current rates) have failed.
Instead of worrying about startups disrupting traditional industries and large corporations, the question now should be: Why not work together?
The biggest fear of many brick-and-mortar companies is they will be disrupted by digitalisation, new technologies and even young and hungry startups – but that’s not the case with Valiram Group.
If you have been crafting a 'digital strategy,' you're already behind the times, according to a panel discussion at DNA's What's Next conference.
The etiquette and processes need to be developed for dealing with interactions as they now become increasingly digital.
An old-school property CEO embraces clicks to enhance his brick-and-mortar business, which has Karamjit Singh wondering if this is the start of a hybrid model for traditional companies to adapt to digital.
The latest speaker to join the stellar cast at the What’s Next conference, Bobby Varanasi, contends that disruption isn’t about or because of technology, writes Karamjit Singh.