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Gartner, IBM, MOSTI & Other Thought Leaders to Highlight UTM's First ASEAN Social Business Summit

University Technology Malaysia (Businesswire) - 14 May 2013

Gartner, IBM, MOSTI & Other Thought Leaders to Highlight UTM's First ASEAN Social Business Summit

Premier event in Malaysia to provide business & government with insights for high-ROI innovation and collaboration

ASEAN Social Business Summit 2013

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The emerging arena of Social Business, which helps firms to substantially boost collaboration and innovation within enterprise ecosystems, will be explored at the landmark ASEAN Social Business Summit 2013 on Wednesday, May 22, in Kuala Lumpur. (http://www.socialbizsummit.com)

“Case study: Using Open Innovation to expand the Social Business ecosystem”

High-profile international speakers at the premier event, whose theme is "where innovation and collaboration meet," include IBM, Gartner, MOSTI (Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation) and other Social Business leaders. Presentations include case studies, strategic insights and hands-on advice and tips about optimizing innovation and collaboration. ECS, an IBM Premier Business Partner, is a Gold Sponsor.

The keynote speaker, one of the foremost experts on Social Business, is Dr. Jim Hamill, Business Fellow at the University of Strathclyde Business School. Hamill will present a case study about a UK company that leveraged both a Balanced Scorecard and Social Business to improve operations.

International business and government leaders such as GE, Australian Bureau of Statistics, CEMEX, China Telecom, Asian Paints, Virgin Airlines, Shell, and many more have turned to Social Business to streamline organizational processes, enhance customer collaboration, speed information flow, fast-track innovation and improve access to expertise.

Speakers include:

  • Dave Aron, Gartner: “Impact of Social on Business Models: Broad and Deep”
  • Brian Cheng, IBM: “4 major trends shaping Social Business 2013 and beyond”
  • Cuneyt Uysal, Newsgator: “Collaboration: It’s not only about future work, but also how the future works”
  • Azim Pawanchik, Alpha Catalyst Consulting: “Case study: Using Open Innovation to expand the Social Business ecosystem”

The event is at Prince Hotel in Kuala Lumpur. The fee is RM1,500 with discounts available. Visit: www.socialbizsummit.com

With a network of more than 3,000 resellers, Gold Sponsor ECS (www.ecsm.com.my) distributes a comprehensive range of ICT products comprising of notebooks, personal computers, printers, software, network and communication infrastructure, servers, and enterprise software. ECS is an IBM Premier Business Partner. ECS also provides value-added product support and technical services. Contact ECS at enquiry(at)ecsm.com.my .

Contacts

University Technology Malaysia

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Prof. Nick Wreden, +6 019-243-5856
@socialbizasia
nickwreden(at)ic.utm.my


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