October 18, 2019

Automation of Financial Data Makes Numbers Meaningful

Blackline Senior Vice President, JAPAC Terry Smagh shares the four fundamentals of automation that Finance Departments need to address to make an impact on Singaporean organizations as a whole.
October 17, 2019

5G Smart Estate Trial Site Largest in South East Asia

CapitaLand partners NavInfo DataTech and TPG Telecom to set up Singapore’s largest 5G smart estate trial site at Singapore Science Park. This will be the first in Southeast Asia to use 5G enabled Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything technology to testbed smart mobility solutions in a commercial space.
October 17, 2019

Private Connectivity at the Edge to Grow by 47 PC Annually

Equinix President of Asia-Pacific Jeremy Deutsch says APAC is a fertile ground for technological development, with the proliferation of 5G, IoT, VR and AR precipitating the enormous growth of interconnection bandwidth in the region.
October 16, 2019

Finland Leads in International Property Rights Index 2019

Notable Venezuelan Macro-Economist Sary Levy-Carciente unpacks the most recent findings from the International Property Rights Index 2019, with Finland taking the lead, closely followed by the USA, with some surprise headways made by Philippines and Indonesia. Sary Levy-Carciente says the results reinforce the positive relationship between prosperity and a property rights system.
October 15, 2019

Retail Sector Most ‘Intelligent’ Re Pace of IoT Adoption

Zebra Technologies Global Futurist Drew Ehlers says as more enterprises scale IoT solutions in 2019, the number of companies defined as ‘intelligent’ on its latest Intelligent Enterprise Index shows a year-on-year increase; with SMBs ranking ‘more intelligent’ than larger enterprises.
October 10, 2019

Equinix, GIC Complete USD 1 Billion Euro Data Center JV

Equinix completes its USD 1 billion joint venture with GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, to develop and operate xScale data centers in Europe.

RUBE GOLDBERG


October 18, 2019

Automation of Financial Data Makes Numbers Meaningful

Blackline Senior Vice President, JAPAC Terry Smagh shares the four fundamentals of automation that Finance Departments need to address to make an impact on Singaporean organizations as a whole.

October 17, 2019

5G Smart Estate Trial Site Largest in South East Asia

CapitaLand partners NavInfo DataTech and TPG Telecom to set up Singapore’s largest 5G smart estate trial site at Singapore Science Park. This will be the first in Southeast Asia to use 5G enabled Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything technology to testbed smart mobility solutions in a commercial space.

October 17, 2019

Private Connectivity at the Edge to Grow by 47 PC Annually

Equinix President of Asia-Pacific Jeremy Deutsch says APAC is a fertile ground for technological development, with the proliferation of 5G, IoT, VR and AR precipitating the enormous growth of interconnection bandwidth in the region.

October 15, 2019

Retail Sector Most ‘Intelligent’ Re Pace of IoT Adoption

Zebra Technologies Global Futurist Drew Ehlers says as more enterprises scale IoT solutions in 2019, the number of companies defined as ‘intelligent’ on its latest Intelligent Enterprise Index shows a year-on-year increase; with SMBs ranking ‘more intelligent’ than larger enterprises.

October 10, 2019

Equinix, GIC Complete USD 1 Billion Euro Data Center JV

Equinix completes its USD 1 billion joint venture with GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, to develop and operate xScale data centers in Europe.

October 9, 2019

Epson PaperLab Produces World-First Automated Paper

Epson Singapore unveils its latest sustainable tech to help the growth and development of Singapore’s SMEs at its inaugural B2B Ignite in Singapore this month.

October 4, 2019

Corporate Tax Rate Cut a Welcome Relief in India

India’s decision to cut the corporate tax rate is being seen as a structural reform that would increase its global competitiveness, especially among emerging economies. The effects of this move are likely to not be seen in the near term, but many experts are ready to bet on the long game.

October 2, 2019

GeoSpock Seeks Tech Talent in Japan and Singapore

GeoSpock an extreme-scale spatial big data platform company, opens its doors in Tokyo, Japan this month, backed by Japanese partners Global Brain, 31 Ventures by Mitsui Fudosan and KDDI.

October 1, 2019

Telcos Need to Revisit Roadmap for 5G Revolution

Nexign Regional Director Andrew Tan says as 5G rolls out, regional telecom operators must decide how they fit into the landscape. Tan unpacks why it’s never been a better time to make the transition from a traditional communications service provider to digital service provider.

September 26, 2019

Eavor World First Scalable Green Baseload Power

Vickers Venture Partners announces its investment in Eavor, an energy solution provider with a grand vision to disrupt the geothermal energy market on a global scale.

September 26, 2019

Funderbeam Secures Trading Licenses from MAS

Global blockchain stock exchange Funderbeam obtains new licenses to enable trading of private companies and to provide availability of funding options for start-ups in Singapore.

September 26, 2019

Al Worden Endeavour US Space Camp Challenge 2020

Singapore Airshow and Kallman Worldwide join forces to award the Al Worden Endeavour Space Camp Challenge; a fully-sponsored week at US Space Camp, Huntsville, Alabama in August 2020.

September 24, 2019

Vertiv Survey Says Edge Computing Triples by 2025

Vertiv’s recent survey Data Centre 2025: Closer to the Edge reveals data centre operators and owners in Asia Pacific are highly optimistic about the future of edge computing, with 57% of respondents from Singapore expecting IT resource utilisation at the edge to reach at least 60% by 2025.

September 23, 2019

Multiple Tax Jurisdictions A Task Without Digitization

TMF Group’s latest Global Business Complexity Index for the Accounting and Tax sector says digitalization in said fields are critical in overcoming increasing complexity for Singaporean businesses operating across multiple tax jurisdictions.

September 23, 2019

Myanmar on Radar for Fast-Rising Start-up Scene

Singaporean and Burmese investors deliberate the fast rise of the Myanmar start-up ecosystem and why investors should view it as the next big destination in Asia for tech investment.




TRIBES


October 16, 2019

Finland Leads in International Property Rights Index 2019

Notable Venezuelan Macro-Economist Sary Levy-Carciente unpacks the most recent findings from the International Property Rights Index 2019, with Finland taking the lead, closely followed by the USA, with some surprise headways made by Philippines and Indonesia. Sary Levy-Carciente says the results reinforce the positive relationship between prosperity and a property rights system.

October 7, 2019

Volcanic Eruptions a Molten Issue for Insurance Industry

Emeritus Professor Russell Blong explores the possible economic impacts of just one type of a very large catastrophe – volcanic eruptions – which are frequently ignored by the insurance industry.

October 4, 2019

Wee Siew Kim Upskills Workers with Smart Partnerships

We chat with the very clever and distinguished NIPSEA Group, Group Chief Executive Officer Wee Siew Kim about Nippon Paint’s CSR activities in Asia and why lip service on corporate social responsibility no longer paints a pretty picture.

October 1, 2019

David Ross on a Brave VUCA World

For leaders, the skills and behaviours that successfully enabled them to ‘get here’, won’t be enough to ‘get them there’. Renowned VUCA Strategist David Ross unpacks an unpredictable and hostile global landscape and argues that traditional leadership styles are no longer effectual or suited to the challenges of our times.

September 12, 2019

Aneesh Rajaram Plugs into Cord Never Generation

Vewd CEO Aneesh Rajaram discusses Pay TV playing catch up as demand, and competition, heats up for third-party streaming services worldwide.

September 10, 2019

Lan Wang on Automation Attitude and Altruism

OpenText Head of Technology Lan Wang discusses workforce readiness, as AI, automation and robotics become an increasing part of our daily lives, the creation of efficiencies in the delivery of products and services will be a key consideration in how we govern change.

CULTURE CHOCK


October 10, 2019

ST Signature a First in Co-Living Luxury Hotel Concept

Katrina Group Ltd launches its first affordable luxury line of co-living hotels in Singapore, ST Signature Chinatown; the first of high-tech, co-living hotels anticipated to roll-out across APAC in 2020.

October 10, 2019

Conversational Commerce is Crucial to Travel Industry

Goodbye static sites, hello conversational commerce. LivePerson General Manager APAC Andrew Cannington makes the case for why traditional websites fail the travel industry.

October 3, 2019

Insta-Effect Incentivizes Hospitality to Make it Meaningful

Oracle Senior Vice President Japan and Asia Pacific Adrian Johnston shares how emerging tech will play a part in hospitality sector growth as APAC preps for a record high of almost 900 million international visitor arrivals by 2023; contributing to more than 42 per cent of all international air travellers by 2040.

October 2, 2019

Unpacking the WannaCry Aftershock

Sophos Senior Director ASEAN and Korea Sumit Bansal discusses the spate of cyberattacks targeting Sephora, Foodpanda and Ikea and the WannaCry fallout two years on.

October 1, 2019

Email Still Most Prevalent Medium in Cyber Fraud

According to Trend Micro’s latest report, there was a threefold growth in fileless events which evaded traditional defenses. In the same period, email threats rose 30% for 1H 2019, compared to 2018 in Singapore.

September 27, 2019

Digital Farming May Help Human Workforce Displacement

Talend SVP & GM Asia Pacific Stu Garrow argues that technology can help data engineers stay relevant in the Age of AI.

September 27, 2019

LivePerson Says Singaporean Businesses Fear AI

As more than half of Singaporean businesses believe that AI will replace jobs, many are actively retraining employees to prepare for the age of automation. CEO and Founder of LivePerson Rob LoCascio says business leaders need to foster an ethical mindset so that AI does not become the tech that divides us.

September 26, 2019

Digital Natives Demand Frictionless Experiences

Talend Senior Vice President & GM Asia Pacific Stu Garrow argues that digital natives are not frightened of absolute connectivity. He says data optimisation will deliver the frictionless experiences younger generations demand.

September 24, 2019

CIOs Says Enterprise Cloud Complexity a Challenge

Research shows 84 per cent of Singapore CIOs say enterprise cloud complexity makes IT performance extremely difficult to manage. Dealing with digital transformation and ‘the Age of the Customer’ have tech leaders looking to AI for answers.

September 22, 2019

Industrial Manufacturers Lag in Digital Transformation

While finance, insurance, health and retail sectors are rapidly embracing IoT, AI and big data to meet the changing needs of markets, the industrial process manufacturers’ appears to lag behind. Senior Execs from Abu Dhabi National Oil, Worley, Nestlé and AVEVA share their digital transformation journey.

September 20, 2019

Amazon Gives Climate Pledge of Net Zero Carbon by 2040

Amazon co-founds the Climate Pledge to meet the Paris Agreement 10 years early in Washington D.C., committing to net zero carbon by 2040 and 100% renewable energy by 2030.

September 17, 2019

Ten-Day Delay Alienates EDM Unsubscribers

With consumers expecting faster service than ever before, ensuring a quick organisational responsiveness to unsubscribers leaves the door open for users to re-subscribe to mailing lists at a later date.