Australia

Financial Review: A business professor with a profound message for educators, Howard Yu

Hong Kong SAR

South China Morning Post: The hyper vision of almost every disruptive technology, Howard Yu

South China Morning Post: Stubbornness of human nature within the face of accelerating change is a recipe for catastrophe, Howard Yu

Indonesia

CNN: The World Competitiveness Center’s Digital Rankings were cited in an article about the Industrial Revolution 4.0

The Jakarta Post: Culture eats strategy for breakfast again, Howard Yu

The Jakarta Post: Cambridge Analytica, Mike Wade

New Zealand

New Zealand Herald: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, Michael Watkins was quoted

Malaysia

The Edge: Stéphane Garelli participated in Invest Asia event

Philippines

Business World: The Chinese digital giants — coming to a store near you!, Mike Wade and Jialu Shan

Business World: Digitization calls for ‘massive investment in retooling of workers’, Jean-François Manzoni

Singapore

BBC Asia: Facebook EU Hearing, Howard Yu

Business Times: Banking will be shaken up - by tech giants, not fintech start-ups, Howard Yu and Urs Rohner, Chairman of the Board, Credit Suisse

Business Times: Why Tencent is slow to monetise WeChat, Salvatore Cantale and Ivy Buche

Business Times: The IMD World Competitiveness Center research was cited prominently about SMEs and digital transformation

Business Today: The Trump administration’s mad rhetoric on trade , Howard Yu

Money FM Radio: Is your company "leaping" over the competition? Interview with Howard Yu on his book ‘Leap’

The Straits Times: The fallout from revealing Facebook's true face, Howard Yu

The Straits Times: Net neutrality: Much ado about nothing (page 8), Mike Wade

The Business Times: Grab's success lies in its user-centric platform in S-E Asia, Howard Yu

Channel News Asia: Is Xiaomi twice as good as Apple?, Howard Yu

Tech in Asia: Opinion: Lessons from Google and Amazon on when a CEO should step in, Howard Yu

Tech in Asia: Opinion: Startups should ‘move fast and break things,’ but not recklessly, Howard Yu

The Edge: Cambridge Analytica scandal, Misiek Piskorski was quoted

The Edge: Why are successful start-ups owning assets, adopting processes of traditional players?, Bill Fischer was quoted

The Edge: Uber and Grab in Southeast Asia, Howard Yu was quoted

Eco Business – The BlackRock letter: A turning point for real change?, Knut Haanaes and Paul Strebel

Inc. South East Asia: How Start-ups Can Protect Consumer Data, Howard Yu was quoted

The Conversation: How China is rebooting retail, by Mike Wade and Jialu Shan, also published by the World Economic Forum. This story was included in Alibaba’s newsletter

Luxury Society (in Mandarin): Tips for luxury brands in 2018, by Stéphane J.G. Girod

Financial Times Chinese: Family businesses need to prove their model is better, Denise Kenyon-Rouvinez quoted

 

IMD World Competitiveness Ranking 2018

IMD recently successfully published its 30th report on competitiveness

Full country rankings are available here, video interview with Arturo Bris here and the global press release here.

Further coverage in: The Financial Review, Business Insider (Australia), The StandardBernama / New Straits Times, The Edge MY, Malay Mail, The Sun Daily (Malaysia), National Business Review (New Zealand), CNN Philippines, Business World, The Philippine Star, Bloomberg (Philippines), Bloomberg (South East Asia), The Nation, Bangkok Post, National News Bureau: Competitiveness Conference 2018 to promote use of innovation and digital technology, Money FM (Singapore)

IMD World Digital Competitiveness Ranking 2018

The IMD World Digital Competitiveness ranking celebrated its second edition, studying 63 economies.

Official announcement: Despite challenge from Asia, "The West" leads in digital - US, Canada and seven European countries in top 10

Further coverage in: Financial Review (Australia), Bisnis, Kompas (Indonesia), The Straits Times, The Business Times, Tech in Asia, Channel News Asia, The Business Times, The Straits Times (Singapore), The Edge, The Sun Daily, Utusan online (Malaysia), Digital News Asia: Asia’s digital competitiveness rankings fall, The Philippines Star, The Manila Times, Business Mirror, Business Inquirer (Philippines)