Voice of Asia, September 2017
The role of demographics in Asian economies
Demography—the fundamental driver of all economies—is shifting the balance of power in Asia. India's young economy is on the rise, Japan's big budget deficits are being worsened by ageing, and both China and Australia are getting older at a speed that will re-fashion their business landscape.
The second green revolution and the Internet of Things
The postwar transformation of agriculture saved more than a billion people from starvation—with serious unintended environmental costs. Now, a second revolution, built largely on technologies that comprise the Internet of Things, promises to make the farm of the future more productive and efficient.
Industry 4.0 and manufacturing ecosystems
The marriage of advanced manufacturing techniques with information technology, data, and analytics is driving another industrial revolution—one that invites manufacturing leaders to combine information technology and operations technology to create value in new and different ways.