How can we build smart cities with AI? More than half of the world's population currently lives in cities, and this number is projected to increase to 4.4bn in the next 10 years. However, such rapid urbanisation will add further pressure on current issues with traffic, environment, and healthcare. In this Podcast we are joined by Dr Andy Chun - a leading Artificial Intelligence pioneer in Hong Kong - to discuss how AI can help cities minimise the burden of constant and inevitable expansion....
Over the past decade, change management has grown from foundational understandings to a recognised discipline. Although change management is clearly becoming a buzzword, very few people are aware of the actual meaning of this concept. In this podcast, together with subject matter experts fro Typhoon, we discuss the real value of change management and introduce a new revolutionary approach to successful organisation transformation.
A growing number of universities have been offering innovative online programmes to executives and professionals as a way of keeping employees’ skillsets relevant to the fast-changing business world. In this podcast we talk with Claire Simon, Senior Consultant at Typhoon to learn more about her recent experience with HBX program and to understand the real value of such innovative courses.
Is the Gig Economy the Future of Work? Stemming from the need to remain agile, both from employer's and employee's perspective, the gig economy continues to strive in numerous organisations. In this podcast we talk with Nick La, co-founder and COO of Weploy, about the potential legal and cultural challenges arising from the new setup
Waves of digital disruption continue to hit traditional industries as advancements in technology become increasingly accessible. PropTech, as part of a wider digital transformation, is shaking up the property industry and reshaping the way real estate is built, managed, transacted and recorded. With the rise of PropTech unicorns like Compass, Homelink and Opendoor, investors and consumers alike are gaining greater interest in this space. We talk with Colin Bogar, CEO of Property Passbook,...
In the past couple of years we have witnessed a growing number of companies in Banking, Health Care, and Retail sectors racing against each other to adopt the latest pieces of smart technology, whether it's blockchain, smart contracts, or machine learning. The legal industry, however, is generally behind when it comes to innovation and technological disruption. Together with Lucy Ashenhurst, the CEO of Upstart Alliance, we discuss how digitalization trends can disrupt the most...
Blockchain, a buzzword most recently associated with the Bitcoin bubble, is in fact an undeniably revolutionary technology. Be it in banking, law or healthcare, it holds the potential to transform any number of transactions requiring trust. In this episode, we talk blockchain in the healthcare industry with Taeyong Kim. As the CEO of medical tourism startup Medipedia, Taeyong brings a unique perspective on the current and future impact of the application of blockchain technology.
In the e-commerce world where user experience and customer satisfaction are the synonyms for success, the attractiveness of online communication channels becomes the decisive factor for company's survival. Listen to our discussion with Hanny Yeung to learn more about how UX design and Agile can create an outstanding digital experience for your clients.
In the July edition of our monthly news dissection, we talk: 1) The RISE conference and trends in the HK startup space 2) Softbank's $100bn Vision Fund and investment philosophy 3) An update on the US-China Trade War and its effects on the 2025 Made In China Initiative
Age discrimination against young people is a serious but overlooked societal issue. The young are dismissed as irresponsible and naïve, which deprives society of their insights, talents and enthusiasm. Listen to our discussion with Elsie to hear more about how this disconnect is created, and what we can do to combat it.
How do you legislate for technologies which are constantly evolving? How will AI transform the law itself? We caught up with Matthew Scherer, an Associate at Littler Mendelson PA and author of Regulating Artificial Intelligence Systems: Risks, Challenges, Competencies and Strategies, to find out.
Could AI reduce the use of violence? Would that necessarily be a good thing? In this episode we talk with Paul de Font-Reaulx of the Future of Humanity Institute of the University of Oxford about security concerns in relation to military power, government surveillance and personal data. We ask the question, ’Where will AI take us?’
Creating equality in the workplace requires more than simple changes to corporate policies. Hear about one company's journey and how the Male Allies are pushing for change in Hong Kong. Adrian is managing director of Edelman Hong Kong and is also part of a group of male business leaders in Hong Kong who recently founded the Male Allies.
With all the media buzz surrounding AI and machine learning technologies, it can be hard to gauge what is realistic and what is merely science fiction. In this series, Typhoon will cut through the fearmongering and seek to answer the question 'Just how big will AI become?'
How are brands using psychology to influence our decisions? Packed with entertaining examples, this podcast is the perfect introduction to pricing strategy, which is so much more than a mathematical function.
1) What does the triumph of populism in Italy mean for the future of Europe? 2) Does Malaysia’s new government herald the end of corruption? 3) Have the G7 and Singapore summits brought the world back from the edge of nuclear destruction and trade war, or caused further polarisation? Find out in our dissection of June’s biggest stories!
Storytelling is a crucial way to engage your audience and communicate your mission. How do you tell a good story? Why are they so effective? Find out by listening to our conversation with Divya, an award winning marketer with a decade of experience in communications.
How do you recruit the purpose generation into controversial industries, like tobacco, oil or gas? How do you need to change the workplace to ensure Millennials reach their potential? We talk to Sally Powell, Head of Talent for Asia Pacific and the Middle East at British American Tobacco, to find out.