Spotlight: Julian Thomas shares a historical perspective on platforms

Julian Thomas, Distinguished Professor at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), shares a historical perspective on platforms and why it is important towards understanding their influence in society and markets today. Julian was speaking on a Platform Futures panel discussion Mobile Ecosystems: Opportunities and Challenges in the Asia-Pacific hosted by Digital Asia Hub on[…]

Exploring the Mobility and Gig Economy in Indonesia

Indonesia is the largest market in Southeast Asia and one of the most dynamic digital economies in the Asia-Pacific region. The Ojo (motorbike taxi) is considered to be a cultural symbol and key mobility artery to many Indonesians. Today, platforms Go Jek and Grab, global Decacorns each valued over 10 US$ billion, have built an[…]