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CIO Summit Singapore 2016 Highlights

Kareyst Lin and Nayela Deeba | Oct. 13, 2016
Discover the highlights and key discussion points from the CIO Summit Singapore 2016

Echoing Ng, Carter said: "We need to be able to explain what is happening across our data. We need to monetise data, and to do that, we need to go back to our data and ask, what is the value of the answers that we have."

Delegates were also given an insight on data accuracy. During a panel discussion, three panellists said that organisation have to be precise with information. The panellists were Richard Davis, Group CIO from International SOS; Andy Ng and Raymond Goh, Senior Director, Head of Solution Architects, Asia Pacific & Japan from Veritas Technologies.

Owners of data entities are being driven by customers, and a major driver is being compliant, the panellists concluded. More and more industries are recognising the need for compliance. In this way, when organisations provide data as a service, there is more precision with the kind of information that is being provided.

Roundtables Discussions at the CIO Summit Singapore

While technology seems to take the spotlight in DX, there are other important factors that contribute to the success of DX. "As you think about your backend infrastructure, you also have to think holistically about technology, people and processes too," asserted Chris Levanes, Director of Cloud and Managed Hosting, Asia Pacific, Century Link.

Chan Meng Khoong, Director and CEO, Institute of Systems Science, NUS explained that in terms of people, organisations should look for digital talents who drive holistic businesses, technology and find new ways to value creation in order to stay relevant.


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