Series 02

Recap

The best of ASM Connected

Emerging technology, innovation and agility

In this episode, we look back at the latest series of ASM Connected and revisit some of the conversations we had about emerging trends and tech with key speakers, futurists and business leaders from across the globe.

Show Notes:
Topics Discussed In This Episode

0:18 World-renowned Futurist, Brett King shares how people should plan for the impact that innovative technology will have on the world, rather than arguing if it will change the world.

2:10  Futurist Amelia Kallman shares insights all about the future of the Metaverse and how it will look in comparison to the Internet.

4:14 Managing Director of the Mayflower Autonomous Ship, Brett Phaneuf shares all about the challenges faced when building Mayflower and the emerging technologies used in the build. 

6:40 Gill Holloway, Operations Director for EMEA at Insight shares her thoughts on how businesses can become more agile and whether its underpinned by strategy or culture.

7:53 Julian Bewley, Chief Revenue Officer at Spond shares insights about how agility is a start-ups biggest strength and how the culture at Spond contributes to their agility.

9:57 Inma Martinez shares insights about how emerging technology is contributing to the future of the automotive industry and how our roads will look in years to come.

12:25 Global Health Education Technology Advisor to the WHO and NHS, Richard Price shares real life examples of how emerging technologies can be used in healthcare environments to personalise learning journeys.

14:20 Dr Ruchi Pathak Kaul discusses the statistics of healthcare professionals using innovative technology such as 3D printing.

16:06 Nick Melgaard and Geoffrey Nicholls MBE from Primer AI discuss how emerging technologies such as natural language processing are reducing friction in the defence sector.

19:00 Cate Trotter, Head of Trends at Insider Trends shares how big a part emerging technology innovation is playing in the transformation of the retail industry.

20:14 Richard Potter, Director of Digital Strategy at Microsoft discusses how Microsoft Teams enabled secure digital collaboration for businesses during the pandemic and the possibilities for the future.

22:28 Caitlyn Lewis, Founder and CEO of Supplier Day discusses the main mistake that large organisations make in their approach to agility.

24:45 Futurist Matthew Griffin talks all about technology’s impact on climate change and how businesses can do their bit to help.

27:35 Sophie Bailey, Founder of the EdTech Podcast discusses how the education sector utilised technology throughout the pandemic and how the focus has now shifted to the impact of those technologies whilst looking to the future.

29:57 2021 Channel Influencer of the Year, Jay McBain shares fascinating insights about the changes in procurement decision-making and the IT companies leading the way.

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