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Digital Asia 2014 will bring together a mix of strategists and decision makers from telecoms, media, technology, banks, retailers, brands and other service provider sectors, using our unique and expertly facilitated ‘Mindshare’ interactive format. It’s goal is to share insights and create new connections to enable the development of new mobile and digital business models and accelerate the transformation of existing businesses.

Day 1 focuses on major cross-industry disruptions, innovations and strategic themes, and Day 2 focuses on how to build disruptive competitive advantage through mobile marketing and commerce, content and entertainment, with the final session focusing on the Economic Development Strategy and Regulation for a new ‘Digital Asia’. Each individual section lasts about 2 hours and typically involves short stimulus presentations (e.g. new research, case studies, use cases), brainstorming in small groups, expert panel review and voting on key issues. More info: contact@stlpartners.com.

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Day One: Tuesday 2nd December
Digital Disruption, Innovation and Transformation
  • New strategies for creating and dealing with 'digital disruption'
  • Key digital innovations and trends
  • New operational models and metrics
Transforming the Telecoms Technology Stack
  • Increasing technological agility
  • Decreasing system and organisational complexity
  • Managing tech transformation while maintaining operational excellence


Workshop 1: Cloud Services and Enterprise Mobility
  • How Cloud and Smart Devices have disrupted the Enterprise
  • Virtualisation affected computing first and now the network - what this means for Enterprises and Telco's
  • What strategy and roadmap should MNOs be putting in place?
  • Which resources and organisational changes will be required?
  • What should the product portfolio look like?
Workshop 2: Big Data, Personal Data, and Analytics: 'real world' steps towards a big vision
  • Generating real value now from big data - 'fast data'
  • Latest techniques (e.g. dealing with unstructured data) and successful applications
  • Enabling the future ecosystem: new technical, commercial and legal developments


Day Two: Wednesday 3rd December
Workshop 1:
Mobile Commerce - Direct Marketing Goes Digital
  • Mobilising the full 'Wheel of Commerce' (Marketing, Payments, Loyalty)
  • Mobile-enabling the Retail Point of Sale
  • New role for Mobile Payments and Financial Services
Workshop 2:
Growing Value in Digital Content and Entertainment
  • Do all CSPs need to be media (or cable) companies now – and how?
  • Content monetisation: new business models and partnerships for CSPs and content creators
  • Profiting from the impact of new technologies on the value chain


  • Live on stage demos of cutting edge technology solutions from leading innovators from around the world.
  • Each innovator receives 7 minutes to demo their innovation to the entire audience.
  • Post demo one-on-one meetings and networking between the innovators and the audience.
Economic Development Strategy & Regulation for a New 'Digital Asia'
  • An Economic, Social and Commercial vision for 'Digital Asia'
  • New Public-Private sector collaboration to stimulate Economic Development
  • Regulatory proportionality and other key enablers

Day Three: Thursday 4th December


Aquatonic Spa & Balinese Massage


Golf Tournament


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