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24 - 25 November, 2015

The Mira, Hong Kong

25 November 2015

Breakfast Training

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Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Corporate IT

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Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Corporate IT

Could Uber have come out of a corporate? Join us at a time when there is a telling shift in thinking about the corporate model vs the startup model, in the context of creating and commercializing innovation. The maxim ‘Innovate or die’ had never been truer than today.

Enterprise Stream: Enabling the Digital Enterprise

Enterprise Stream: Enabling the Digital Enterprise

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Chair: Michael Mudd, Secretary General, Asia, Pacific & Middle East, Open Computing Alliance

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Chair: Michael Mudd, Secretary General, Asia, Pacific & Middle East, Open Computing Alliance

  • Michael Mudd
  • Secretary General, Asia Pacific & Middle East
  • Open Computing Alliance
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Enabling the Start-Up through the Cloud

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Enabling the Start-Up through the Cloud

    • Understanding a start-up’s technology needs
    • As a start-up, how can you achieve scale at a lower cost through cloud?
    • Deciding on the best cloud solution for your start-up or SME
    • What determines a start-up’s choice of provider and how do your requirements change as you start to build a business from the cloud 
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Enterprise Mindshare: The Role of IT in Business

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Enterprise Mindshare: The Role of IT in Business

  • Why is the IT department so much more than IT support?
  • IT the enabler: introducing innovation and transformation in the organisation
  • Your role in breaking down silos and creating common vision
  • Top skills a CIO needs to possess
  • Ir Ben J LI
  • Vice Chairman of Electronics and Communications Section Committee
  • IET Hong Kong
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Making Productivity Tools Pay

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Making Productivity Tools Pay

  • Painting the threat landscape
  • Educating the employees as an essential step to prevent crime
  • Putting together the support you need to address the growth in cyber crime
  • Examining innovations in security tools
  • Addressing the need for additional security protection in mobile devices
10:35

Networking Break & Speed Networking Session

The Power of Data

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Smart cities: How Infrastructure can Become Smart Infrastructure and What Is Your Role in this?

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Smart cities: How Infrastructure can Become Smart Infrastructure and What Is Your Role in this?

  • Painting the smart cities landscape in Asia
  • Examining individual enterprise projects that contribute to the smart cities movement
  • Why is there a need for smarter products and services and how you can secure C-level support?
  • Are customers/citizens driving the need for smart cities?
  • What role will cloud solutions play in smart cities of the future?
  • Ben Dornier
  • Director Of Corporate & Community Services
  • City Of Palmerston
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Myth-buster: Is Internet of Things is not relevant to my business?

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Myth-buster: Is Internet of Things is not relevant to my business?

  • Linking IoT to big data and analytics
  • Unravelling the business potential of IoT: smarter services and products => happy customers => revenue growth
  • The responsibility of protecting the security of the collected data
  • Can you do IoT without the Cloud?
  • Michael Mudd
  • Secretary General, Asia Pacific & Middle East
  • Open Computing Alliance
12:25 preview

Big Data Monetization and Innovative Business Models

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Big Data Monetization and Innovative Business Models

  • How do different Clouds talk to each other? - Addressing the need for interoperability
  • Managing and moving data: ability to use a consistent set of tools to manage and move data between different clouds/cloud applications
  • Contractual clauses to pay extra attention to
  • Openly discussing SLAs with your provider
  • How not to get locked in by a vendor
  • Toa Charm
  • Founder and Chairperson, BI, Big Data SIG
  • Hong Kong Computer Society
12:50

Networking and Lunch Break

Keynote Plenary

13:20

Chair: Stacy Baird, Chairman of the Data Governance Working Group, Asia Cloud Computing Association

Chair: Stacy Baird, Chairman of the Data Governance Working Group, Asia Cloud Computing Association

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Build products not data centres

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Build products not data centres

Hear how Lonely Planet has implemented agile software development methodologies and IaaS to help it innovate and re-architect the curation of content for the Digital age.

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Panel Discussion: Mobility and Security in the Modern Enterprise

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Panel Discussion: Mobility and Security in the Modern Enterprise

  • Ensuring engagement and ROI of your Enterprise Apps investment
  • In this highly mobile market, how do you ensure that your App will be used
  • Guaranteeing high security levels for your mobility programme
  • Incentivising the use of the app; answering the ‘what’s in it for me’ question
  • Examining app store optimisation services; what does an app store enable?
  • Enabling user feedback and reacting to it quickly
  • Why is UX so important?
  • Micky Lo
  • Managing Director, Chief Information Risk Officer APAC
  • BNY Mellon
15:00

Chairman’s Closing Remarks and End of the Cloud Asia Forum 2015

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