OpenSource is the core of Digital Economy. Top tech giants in the East and the West are all leveraging on open sources to innovate effectively together with their Lean Startup and Agile practices. Almost all key apps on internet and mobile, such as Google, LinkedIn, Airbnb, Alibaba, etc., that we are using every day are based on open sources. It stimulates and empowers Co-Creation in not just the startup world but gradually the Corporate Innovation world.
Join the upcoming Hong Kong Open Source Conference HKOSCon2020 HKOSCon on Jun 12 and 13 at Cyberport. Experts and users of open sources will share their experience. Not just techies will find it useful, business leaders and professionals will also find it valuable for their Digital Transformation and Innovation.
On the capacity as the Chairman of OpenCertHub, I will share how open source technologies democratize Data Literacy to everyone which is badly needed in Data Economy.
Find out more about the conference and register it here. https://lnkd.in/gUi97BD
Appreciate the great support from Charles Mok and the great effort from the organizers Sammy Fung OSHK Open Source Hong Kong Committee, HKCOTA HK Creative Open Technology Association, HKLUG HK Linux User Group, and Cyberport teams.
#OpenData #OpenSource experts and 300+ audiences had a very fruitful forum today in #HKPC. #HKSAR #OGCIO Victor Lam JP shared what our government has been doing to transform Hong Kong to be a #SmartCity & a #DataEconomy. Dr. Bernard Chan JP, Under Secretary for Commerce & Development, and many government leaders & officials have joined the forum. Mr. Stephen Wong, HK Privacy Commissioner, also shared his view on how to protect our data privacy in Data Economy.
Appreciate #HKPC Edmond Lai Just Tang (Justine) and their teammates to organize a great platform for all of us to share & learn from each other. #AWS #OpenCertHub #CIOConnect #HKU #CUHK #SCC #HKCOTA #OpenSourceHK #HKSTP #Cyberport and many others were there to share and support the open data and open sources community in HK. Thank you all.
As #OpenCertHub Chairman, I shared my view on talents requirement in Data Economy and how enterprises & SMEs should reskill their colleagues to be #AI & #BigData ready. Empowering business & functional leaders & executives to be #CitizenDataScientist is the key to success in the inevitable AI Era.
My final thought shared was that Open Sources & Open Data, in fact, bring #OpenInnovation & #CoCreation mindset to traditional companies to stay relevant & competitive in the #DigitalEra.
#OpenData & #OpenSource are two critical engines to empower collaboration among technology giants, startups, citizens, governments & universities in the #DigitalEconomy. In the #AI & #BigData space, open data and open source technologies have proven to be efficient & cost-effective in getting big data stored, analysed & visualised. Open source data & open source products are no longer as risky as they used to be, so more companies are adapting & implementing leading open data tools like #Apache’s #ASF’s #Hadoop, #Kafka and #R.
Open source tools are also globally democratized to the mass from tech giants to startups, enterprises to SMEs & experts to laymen. Where is Hong Kong now? Here is a chance to learn from all the key stakeholders in the Open Sources Economy. #HKPC #HKSTP #Cyberport #HKU has co-organized an Open Data & Open Sources Forum on Oct 29. Thanks Edmond Lai and his teammates #HKPC to organize it. Registration https://lnkd.in/fXAfJc2 & agenda https://lnkd.in/fkzTC6i
#OGCIO #PCPD industry practitioners & researchers will share their experiences on open data & open sources. On behalf of #OpenCertHub, I will share the open sources talent development in HK, mainland & Asia. It is our honour to be a sponsor for the forum together with #AWS #CIOConnect. See you there.