Cities and entire regions across Asia are rapidly modernizing. Billions are being invested in roads, ports and railways, in energy, AI, healthcare, jobs and education. And it's not just replacing the old but upgrading to world standards. The investments are driving inclusive growth, regional integration and economic opportunity. And some are met with skepticism, especially when narratives collide because policies and communications are not aligned.
For anyone doing business in and with Asia, and for Asian entities that engage with the rest of the world, now is the time to revisit long held beliefs and assumptions. Getting it right quickly is vital as progress can't wait. Certainly not in Shenzhen, Dubai and the other Asian boom towns. There's little room for error. Just how do you align strategy with the need for speed? A personal take on the future of communications in Asia and beyond.