Tech Trends 2017

Date: 21 September 2016 (Wednesday)
Time: 6:00pm-7:00pm
Venue: LTF
Title: Accenture Tech Talk Series - 1. Tech Trends 2017
Speaker: Malcolm Hsiao, Managing Director - Digital Technology Strategy, Accenture Strategy


Being ranked as the world's top IT Strategy Consulting and IT Operations Consulting firm by, Accenture releases an update on technology trends every year. In the latest Tech Vision which was released in early 2016, five trends behind a 'people-first' approach were investigated: Intelligent automation, liquid workforces, the platform economy, predictable disruption and digital trust. The end goal? Integrating change into the organizational DNA through the most effective means possible. Their people.

This seminar is the first of the Accenture Tech Talk series which is jointly organized with HKUST Engineering and Computer Science departments. We welcome everyone in HKUST to join this seminar.

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Accenture Tech Vision Research Methodology

Every year, the Technology Vision team partners with Accenture Research to pinpoint the emerging IT developments that will have the greatest impact on companies, government agencies, and other organizations in the next three to five years. The research process began during 2015 with gathering inputs from the Technology Vision External Advisory Board, a group comprising more than two dozen experienced individuals from the public and private sectors, academia, venture capital, and entrepreneurial companies. In addition, the Technology Vision team conducted interviews with technology luminaries and industry experts, as well as with nearly 100 Accenture business leaders.

Biography of the Speaker:

Working at the intersection of business and technology, Malcolm leads a team of experienced technology strategists to provide leading organizations across industries with technology-enabled solutions in digital strategy, IT strategy, IT transformation, enterprise architecture and application strategy. He works extensively with Multi-National and Chinese enterprises on digital transformation, IT strategy, IT capability assessment, IT mergers & acquisition, enterprise architecture and governance, core system application strategy, shaping and delivering multi-year large scale digital and IT transformation programs to eventually help clients deliver high performance. In the past, Malcolm has also led many high impact technology strategy and large scale system implementation engagements in Australia, the United States, South East Asia, Hong Kong SAR and China.

Malcolm is a certified Senior Technology Architect in Accenture and also an industry certified Enterprise Architect (TOGAF).