TechTalk: Improving Digital Literacy in Indonesia

Having the fourth highest population in the world doesn’t necessarily mean that this makes Indonesia one with many experts and skilled workers. Based on data from the World Bank, Indonesia experienced high GDP growth per year (around 7%) in 1990 up to 1997, a pace that had never been seen in other Asian countries. However, …

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Are You Sure You Will Not be Disrupted?

Following up from my first #TechTalk on Digitization and Its Pitfalls, I conducted a second #TechTalk on Twitter which touched on the issue of digital disruption: how can usinesses know if they are at risk of being digitally disrupted? This issue is highly relevant and important for businesses, especially those holding management positions. While many understand the …

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Unlimited Possibility for Going Mobile

Technology is created to make a better life for humanity. It cannot replace the human needs of intimate and physical interactions. These needs are still there, but the way or the channel they are accessed are further facilitated by technology.  Both offline and mobile-based channels have the same aim of bringing the best services companies …

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Live Your Entire Live in Chats

WeChat has pioneered the whole revolution of “chat as the universal interface” – ie you can, for all intents and purposes, live your entire life within WeChat by simply having conversations or chats. In fact, other popular chat applications are learning from WeChat very closely to make their applications ‘omnipresent’ in our lives. “The strategy of WeChat …

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The Need to Bring Your Services Your Clients’ Palms

In mid 2016, The International Telecommunication Union estimated that there will be whooping 7,1 billion mobile phone subscriptions worldwide by the end of the year. Oh wait, that’s actually almost the global population count! (which currently stands at 7.5 billion). More fascinating is the fact that it is not uncommon to find families in a …

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