What was INSPIRE Conference about
The conference focused on how businesses could make it big from a small concept through to the execution. Speakers who had been there and done that, talked on the various topics ranging from Crowdsourcing and cloud computing to social media and delivering superior customer experiences. They used real-life business cases to prove that ideas could become successful businesses with innovation and using the right technologies. Also, the panel discussions threw light on the emerging trends in the industry drawing from the experiences and insightful analyses of expert panelists.
What's special at INSPIRE Conference
Besides the talks and panel discussions, the conference had some interactive sessions to engage the participants. The topics ranged from big data and social media (tweetmeme), digital trends in the entertainment industry and disaster management using the power of crowdsourcing (Ushahidi). INSPIRE offered a great platform for start-ups to exhibit their products. A case in point is Blippar, an Augmented Reality application that offers a 3D view of the advertisements.
Key takeaways form INSPIRE
The conference was the broad range of speakers from business leaders, CEOs and top technology evangelists and designers. During the breaks, these eminent personalities from the industry interacted with participants and offered their advices and views. It was nice to have Mr. Conrad Wolfram, from Wolfram Research demonstrate the Computable Document Format (CDF) for the first time even before its global launch. Also it provided great networking opportunities among the participants and speakers.