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What Southeast Asia needs to become a major player in artificial intelligence

– For artificial intelligence to take hold in Southeast Asia, the region needs more defined business use cases, better data ecosystems, and more concerted talent-development efforts.

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As sector partitions crumble, ASEAN companies must cross borders

– Markets and industries have always evolved as businesses strived to create new conveniences and value for their customers while... at the same time capturing increased revenues and profits.

Unlocking Indonesia’s digital opportunity

– By going digital, Indonesia can unleash the next level of economic growth—to the tune of USD 150 billion in annual economic... impact by 2025.

Digital revolution: What it means for Indonesian business

– The hardest part of a digital transformation is building the right institutional culture.

ASEAN Insights: Regional trends

– The ASEAN desk of our Global Economics Intelligence service which tracks and reports key macroeconomic indicators for major Southeast... Asian economies. Find out how to subscribe.

Urban consumers to watch in Southeast Asia

– Southeast Asia will see robust population growth across demographic groups where two-thirds of consumption growth to 2030 will... come from increased per capita spending, and the remaining one-third from population growth.

Weathering the storm: Asia–Pacific Banking Review 2016

– Our annual report finds an industry facing challenges to maintain its growth, but significant opportunities remain.

Tackling Indonesia’s diabetes challenge: Eight approaches from around the world

– Indonesia’s economic and demographic evolution is leading to a dramatic rise in noncommunicable diseases. How big is the... problem? What approaches are other countries taking that could inform Indonesia’s response?

The Life Journey Indonesia

– Indonesia is the most attractive life insurance market with high profitability and growth, but not everyone wins in this market.... What do the winners do differently?

Indonesian companies have head start in digital economy, but need to accelerate

– Indonesian companies are among the leaders in Asia when it comes to digital. But McKinsey research reveals that they must move... beyond consumer channels to keep pace.

Winning in Indonesia’s consumer-goods market

– Indonesian retail is dominated by small independent store owners, collectively known as “fragmented trade,” but modern... retail—particularly convenience-store chains, supermarkets, and hypermarkets—is growing twice as fast as fragmented trade. Our survey of local and multinational packaged-goods companies yields useful lessons on what it takes to succeed.

Pushing to build Asia’s biggest bank

– CEO Budi Gunadi Sadikin wants Indonesia’s Bank Mandiri to be the region’s largest. In this interview, he discusses... the consumer-banking explosion, the impact of digitization, and the grooming of future leaders.

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Big data analytics should be driven by business needs, not technology

– Big data analytics can deliver massive value, but too often companies let technology guide their efforts. Instead, decisions must... be based on business priorities.

The construction productivity imperative

– How to build megaprojects better.

Implementing a citizen-centric approach to delivering government services

– When governments deliver services based on the needs of the people they serve, they can increase public satisfaction and reduce... costs.

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