Big Data: Big Theme at Digital Asia

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Big Data is a big theme at our Digital Asia 'executive brainstorm' next week (3-5 Dec) in Singapore, taking place at the wonderful Capella Resort on Sentosa Island.

Last month we were in Dubai for our Digital Arabia event and then the World Economic Forum's Summit on the Global Agenda, as a member of its 'Data-Driven Development' council. We'll be taking the Big Data learnings from these events, along with latest European Union developments on this topic, to Asia for the first time next week.

Not that Asia is behind the curve. We're delighted to have MIT's Senseable Cities lab stimulate the debate with its Live Singapore! project ("The Real-time City is now Real"!), along with leading players like Unilever, Google, Amex, Singtel and others describe and discuss how they are looking to leverage data.

As a warm up, here's a video about the 'Real-time city':