An agenda specific to your region

Join us at IT Symposium/Xpo on the Gold Coast for an unrivalled experience. Participate in South East Asia curated sessions, focusing on regionally relevant opportunities and challenges. Connect with your peers from South East Asia to build your network and learn from their experiences.

Tuesday 29 October, 2:15pm - 3:00pm

South East Asian viewpoint: Is It Time (and Safe) to Collaborate With AI Bots to Enhance Security and Privacy

Digital leaders must anticipate how trends in business, society, technology and information will converge to change where, when, why and with whom we will work in a digital business. Rather than guarding against security and privacy exposure, CIOs should instead collaborate with intelligent software and AI-powered robots in the workforce.

Wednedsay 30 October, 9:00am - 9:45am

South East Asian Viewpoint: Key Decisions to Maximize Consulting Engagements With Channel Partners

Gartner research shows that clients see boutiques as being best at helping them think outside the box to innovate with emerging technologies. Enterprises are geared to large consultants/SIs, overlooking innovative vendors not on procurement's preferred partner list. Buyers need to reframe the game, utilizing partner's "foot-in-the-door" strategies hinging on the willingness to commit initial investment in solution building and business development, as well as ensuring clients understand the full range of services the small and midsize partners offer.

Tuesday 29 October, 4:30pm - 5:15pm

South East Asian viewpoint: Agile teams and rapid deployments in SEA

CIOs are increasingly in the driving seat for business agility and have re-framed their priorities to be aligned to Marketing, Product and Sales: while growth remains the highest priority, customer experience and digital transformation are competitive factors that CEOs wish CIOs would do more of. The Agility discipline is what differentiates enterprise businesses and digital leaders and how they can get value from the technology, demonstrated by improved responsiveness, resilience and recovery.

Wednesday 30 October, 10:15am - 11:00am

South East Asian viewpoint: Financial Inclusion: Managing Financial Product development and emerging regulations in SEA

Emerging regulatory frameworks are challenging, and being challenged, at the intersection of financial inclusion, artificial intelligence and mobile. Yet provide unprecedented opportunities to paint a different picture how to live, thrive and survive in the un-banked economy. This fundamental “invisible” innovation now needs to become visible balanced with protecting IP and competitive advantage.