September 17, 2020

Building Resilience with Predictive Analytics in the Cloud

Oracle Head of Apps Singapore Levent Tavsanci argues why building resilience is necessary for survival, and how using predictive analytics in the cloud will help businesses navigate uncertainty with confidence.
September 16, 2020

Rare Whisky Investors Smell an Opportunity in Singapore

Singapore-based brokerage targets professional investors and collectors of rare whisky, promising unique access to mature and rare single malt scotch whisky assets.
September 16, 2020

In the Digital Economy, Soft Skills will Define Success

Salesforce Area Vice President and GM Singapore Cecily Ng argues that in the digital economy, leaders need to go beyond maintaining morale, and cultivate a shared sense of purpose wherever we may be.
September 16, 2020

Cyber Espionage and the Asia Threat Landscape

CYFIRMA CEO Kumar Ritesh unpacks the race for geopolitical supremacy via cyber espionage between the US and China, and the India – China conflict. Ritesh discusses some of the threat actors involved and how these activities impact trade confidence.
September 15, 2020

How to Build a Phishing Resistant Authentication Platform

FIDO Alliance Executive Director and Chief Marketing Officer Andrew Shikiar discusses how organisations can build a phishing-resistant authentication platform and argues that the elimination of passwords is the first step…
September 15, 2020

Remote Teaching – Closing the Gap Between IT and Academia

Zoho Corporation VP & GM APAC Gibu Mathew says for educators, remote teaching is here to stay, even if it is part of a hybrid system.

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September 15, 2020

How to Build a Phishing Resistant Authentication Platform

FIDO Alliance Executive Director and Chief Marketing Officer Andrew Shikiar discusses how organisations can build a phishing-resistant authentication platform and argues that the elimination of passwords is the first step…

September 14, 2020

Constant Upskilling and Role Convergence the Future for IT Professionals

SolarWinds announces its latest findings from its IT Pro Day 2020 survey ‘You Were Built for This’ ahead of IT Professionals Day on September 15th.

September 7, 2020

Tour De France 2020 Held Remotely for First Time in History

One of the world’s largest annual sporting events, The Tour De France will be delivered remotely to race fans across the world for the first time, due to Covid-19.

August 13, 2020

Autonomous Driving JV Motional to Launch RoboTaxis Soon

The Hyundai Motor Group and Aptiv autonomous driving joint venture unveils its new identity this month – Motional. Plans are underway to begin testing fully driverless systems this year, and, supporting technology will be available for robotaxi providers and fleet operators by 2022.

August 13, 2020

Equinix Adds Two Data Centers with GPX India Acquisition

Equinix acquires two highly interconnected data centers in Mumbai to support its pan-Indian expansion strategy. Equinix CEO Charles Meyers says the deal gives global customers access to one of the fastest growing markets.

August 5, 2020

Trendlines Labs Opens Doors in Singapore, Seeks Creative Engineers

The Trendlines Group, an Israeli and Singapore-based investment group focused on inventing technologies and creating medical and agrifood companies, announces its expanding its in-house activities to Singapore with the establishment of Trendlines Labs Singapore in July 2020.

August 4, 2020

SMART Develops Antibody Treatment for Yellow Fever in Record Time

What has been dubbed The Rapid Response Strategy, has allowed SMART researchers to drastically reduce the time taken to develop treatment for yellow fever, Zika and COVID-19.

July 27, 2020

Electrify to Tap USD 60M Energy Market in SE Asia

Electrify partners with Senoko Energy and ENGIE Factory to launch Singapore’s first peer-to-peer energy trading platform, SolarShare, allowing consumers to purchase renewable electricity produced by private solar panel owners via an online marketplace. Electrify CEO Martin Lim says the pilot project aims to leverage a forecasted USD 60M solar energy opportunity in Southeast Asia by 2023.

July 27, 2020

eBay Launches Global 24/7 Grant to Entice SMEs Online

eBay launches its Global 24/7 program this month, with the aim to help SMEs start their global online business by providing several benefits and tools, including incentives of up to USD 2,900

July 27, 2020

Google Promises 600 Positions for its Program Graduates

Google says its supporting thousands of locals through a new jobs and skills initiative to boost employment and employability outcomes under the SGUnited Jobs and Skills Package. Google says it will offer 100 job placements at its Singapore office with the remaining 500 vacancies offered by partners including Dentsu Aegis Network, Omnicom Media Group, Publicis, Sephora and Trip.com

July 27, 2020

GitHub Says Your Code is Safe in its Arctic Archive Program

GitHub shares the latest update on its Archive Program; the journey of the world’s open source code to the Arctic Circle in July.

July 22, 2020

Logistics Startup Shippit Seeks Tech Talent in SE Asia

Shopify Partners with Australian Logistics Tech Startup Shippit. Co-Founder Will On says the aim is to expand into Malaysia, Philippines, and Indonesia in the near future, with a focus on talent that has a deep understanding of local markets.

July 21, 2020

Cisco Offers Zero PC Financing Program to Prop Up SMEs

Cisco launches its 0% financing program to support SMEs on all its products including software, hardware and services valued up to USD 300,000 throughout SE Asia.

July 21, 2020

IBM Security says Use Less Tools and Forward Plan More

IBM Security’s fifth annual Cyber Resilient Organization Report claims security response planning is on the rise, however, containing attacks remains a hot issue as usage of more than fifty security tools led to less-than-effective security responses.

July 16, 2020

How Remote Work Influences Digitization and Automation

Kofax Senior VP & GM APJ Zakir Ahmed says many companies are looking to automation and digitization to reinvent old ways and navigate future uncertainties.

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September 17, 2020

Building Resilience with Predictive Analytics in the Cloud

Oracle Head of Apps Singapore Levent Tavsanci argues why building resilience is necessary for survival, and how using predictive analytics in the cloud will help businesses navigate uncertainty with confidence.

September 16, 2020

Cyber Espionage and the Asia Threat Landscape

CYFIRMA CEO Kumar Ritesh unpacks the race for geopolitical supremacy via cyber espionage between the US and China, and the India – China conflict. Ritesh discusses some of the threat actors involved and how these activities impact trade confidence.

September 10, 2020

Businesses Must Ideate Not Hibernate During a Crisis

Inmarsat Aviation Vice President Dominic Walters says marketing is more important in a crisis than during an economic boom, and argues that a global pandemic is time for marketing departments to ideate, not hibernate, despite short-term challenges.

September 10, 2020

Stream Ahead With a Digital Age Networking Strategy

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Senior Director NBD APAC Kenny Ng discusses Digital Age Networking and how it can be used to differentiate products and services that deliver better outcomes.

September 9, 2020

Encourage a Culture of Analytics, and a Willingness to Be Wrong

Alteryx Chief Data and Analytics Officer Alan Jacobson discusses how early use of data analytics helped influence modern practices.

September 8, 2020

Get Executive Buy-In to Adopt a Security-First Posture

Rubrik Vice President and GM APJ Kamal Brar says by tying the security strategy back to the business impact, IT leaders can help stakeholders understand the importance of investing time and resources into a security-first posture.

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September 16, 2020

Rare Whisky Investors Smell an Opportunity in Singapore

Singapore-based brokerage targets professional investors and collectors of rare whisky, promising unique access to mature and rare single malt scotch whisky assets.

September 16, 2020

In the Digital Economy, Soft Skills will Define Success

Salesforce Area Vice President and GM Singapore Cecily Ng argues that in the digital economy, leaders need to go beyond maintaining morale, and cultivate a shared sense of purpose wherever we may be.

September 15, 2020

Remote Teaching – Closing the Gap Between IT and Academia

Zoho Corporation VP & GM APAC Gibu Mathew says for educators, remote teaching is here to stay, even if it is part of a hybrid system.

September 11, 2020

How Businesses and Unions Can Boost Market Recovery

StorHub Self Storage Chief Operating Officer Luigi La Tona discusses how businesses and unions can work together to boost market recovery and why Singapore is still a great place to do business.

September 9, 2020

A Shift from Traditional Control to Workforce Optimisation

Nutanix Senior Vice President and Head of Asia Pacific Matt Young says as businesses become leaner and more agile for a post-pandemic reality, employees will favour generalists over specialists, optimisation over control.

September 9, 2020

How Contact Centres Have Evolved Past Cubicle Farms

Uniphore Co-founder and President APAC Ravi Saraogi says with the help of automation solutions, contact centres have radically enhanced the standards of customer experiences for the better.

September 8, 2020

Deliveroo Taps Corporate Appetite to Stave off Loneliness

Deliveroo for Business has seen an increase of 400% in the number of organisations across Singapore and Hong Kong join its platform to help staff working from home feel connected.

September 8, 2020

Aviation Workers Feel Heat due to Layoffs, Job Insecurity

Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG) tries to buffer the impact of employee anxiety with a partnership with digital therapeutics company Naluri to offer psychological and well-being support.

September 7, 2020

Governments Need to Capitalise on Digital Work Visa Trend

TMF Group Head of Global Entity Management Services Hong Kong Kenneth Lee argues that more Governments will realise tax revenue opportunities and human benefits with a digital work visa, which will bring to a head the question of talent attraction – and its re-distribution.

September 7, 2020

Omnichannel, a Source of Differentiation in a New Reality

Amadeus Director APAC Mieke De Schepper says travel sellers will be central in building consumer trust and argues that consistency in content, service, and freedom of choice for customers is the real aim and achievement of omnichannel.

August 25, 2020

Majority of Customers Abandon Purchases Due to Bad UX

Infobip Regional Director APAC Ante Pamukovic says customers want quick, safe and personalised interactions on platforms they love and use regularly, and businesses need to meet this expectation well if they desire brand loyalty.

August 24, 2020

Vogue Singapore Set to Showcase Local Designer Talent

Vogue Singapore announces the launch of its social media accounts on Instagram and Facebook this week and says readers can expect bold, thought-provoking and artful content that places Southeast Asia on the global stage.