We are often told that this is the Asian Century. In fairness, Asia has been economically, culturally and philosophically dominant for rather a few centuries in history, but the impact of the current Asian century for business is significant. Many commentators are now urging their decision makers to be mindful of the power shift taking place
, yet both policies and corporate or even startup growth and investment strategies are still languishing in western preoccupation.
As one of our recommended articles below notes, many centres of the world are now competing with Silicon Valley on their own technology dominance. And it’s only a matter of time before Asia will have its own Silicon Valley, creating more technology and attracting greater investment than Silicon Valley has ever seen.
The opportunity to get involved in innovation development, in and with Asia, is now. In the Asian century, consideration of how Asia can contribute to your innovation strategy is not just intelligent, it’s required.