Tag: e-commerce

The Failure of Google+: What We Should Learn

Pitched internally as an answer to the competitive threat posed by Facebook, project “Emerald Sea” eventually became Google+. I remember Joseph Smarr and Chris Messina writing back in 2011 something to the effect that ‘sharing...

Automated Self-Service is Taking Over: Here’s How it Happened

The seeds of our primary interface with machine intelligence rest in the humble origins of the vending machine. Here is the brief story of this evolution of self-service. The Process and Technology of Self-Service Not that...

Shakthi DC, Founder of Wisesight

Shakthi DC jumped into the start-up scene by starting a social data analytics agency to help organisations, high profile individuals and brands gain competitive advantages by unlocking insights from consumer voices in social media. What's...

How will Technology affect the Future of Knowledge

Literate cultures use writing as a kind of ‘knowledge technology.’ Unlike older, oral cultures, they are able to store human intelligence outside the human brain. Literate cultures change the kind of knowledge that humanity...

Steven Heng, Managing Director of VOXSmart

Steven Heng is doing what he set out to do, represent a business in the APAC region. He is the Managing Director of VoxSmart and is expanding its global presence with a...

Marcus Ho, Founder of Brew Interactive

Marcus Ho never gave up on a business he started and believed in and managed to turnaround the business winning two industry awards. What's your story?My entrepreneurial...

Women on Top in Tech – Anna Vanessa Haotanto, CEO & Founder of...

(Women on Top in Tech is a series about Women Founders, CEOs, and Leaders in technology. It aims to amplify and bring to the fore diversity in leadership in technology.)

The Future of Business Models

Business models can take various forms, depending on a company’s strategy and the way their products and services are dispersed to the market. The taxonomy of business models defines two opposing camps:...

The Real Future of the Platform Economy

Transforming Value Chains with Networks In the past few months, I’ve been working hard to provide Platform Design Toolkit adopters and...

What I Learnt from Scaling one of Asia’s Fastest Growing Startups

I joined iPrice in the summer of 2016. At the time, a very promising regional affiliate player with an encouraging initial traction and around 1M monthly users. I left at...