February 18, 2020

Customer Stays King in a Post Digital Transformation World

Uniphore Co-Founder and President of Uniphore APAC Ravi Saraogi argues why Digital Transformation does not guarantee improved customer experience.
February 17, 2020

Workplace Politics and The Self-Serving Objective

Workplace politics has been an often-studied phenomenon for nearly four decades in organisational theory. We explore the different rationales, its impact on performance and the people who exploit it.
February 17, 2020

Best Industry 4.0 Transformation is to Prioritise Adoption

Epicor Regional Vice President Asia Vincent Tang unpacks some of the biggest challenges confronting industry 4.0 for companies in ASEAN.
February 14, 2020

Envision Digital to Develop First AIoT Smart Grid in Thailand

Envision Digital International is set to develop the first AIoT Smart Grid for PTT Public Company in Thailand’s Eastern Economic Corridor.
February 14, 2020

Majority of Millennials Abandon In-Store Purchases

According to a recent Zebra Study, 86 percent of millennials abandon in-store purchases in APAC, led by out-of-stocks. Almost 30 percent of shoppers leave a store to purchase the same item for less online.
February 14, 2020

In-App Ad Formats in APAC Delivers Bigger Bang for Spend

Liftoff CEO Mark Ellis argues Asia Pacific is the market to watch for its dynamism; despite the region’s markets maturing as a whole, cost for all ad formats remains relatively low yet delivers similar levels of engagement compared to other mature markets.

RUBE GOLDBERG


February 14, 2020

Envision Digital to Develop First AIoT Smart Grid in Thailand

Envision Digital International is set to develop the first AIoT Smart Grid for PTT Public Company in Thailand’s Eastern Economic Corridor.

February 12, 2020

Qlik Launches Global Climate Datathon Challenge

The Qlik Academic Program and C40 Cities invite students around the world to tackle climate change together with the launch of its Global Datathon Challenge to develop data-driven solutions for climate resiliency.

February 12, 2020

Skymind Sets up Sweet SE Asia USD 800 Million AI Fund

AI Engineers get your project pitch perfect! Skymind Global Ventures, the world’s first dedicated AI ecosystem builder, launches an USD800 million fund to back promising new AI companies and academic research across the UK and globally.

February 12, 2020

Civil Aviation Authority Green Lights Urban Air Mobility

Airbus and the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) sign a Memorandum of Understanding to enable urban air mobility in Singapore.

February 11, 2020

Airbus Goes Full Maveric with Blended Wing Body Design

Airbus unveils MAVERIC – a blended wing body scale model technological demonstrator – that may help usher in next-generation aviation design.

February 11, 2020

Collins Aerospace Innovation Hub to Create New Jobs

Collins Aerospace Systems announces the launch of its Singapore Innovation Hub this week, a new 10,000 square foot facility. The Hub will standardize advanced digital technology solutions with a focus on robotics, automation and data science.

February 11, 2020

Korean Air Awards Pratt & Whitney to Power 50 Airbuses

Korean Air announces its formal selection of the Pratt & Whitney GTF engine to power up to fifty Airbus A321neo aircraft, with delivery expected in 2021.

February 11, 2020

Rolls-Royce to Manufacture World’s Largest Fan Blades

Rolls-Royce says it will manufacture the world’s largest fan blades made of composite material for the next-gen ultrafan demonstrator at the 2020 Singapore Airshow.

February 7, 2020

WEBUY Seeks Social and Sales Talent in SE Asia

Social commerce start-up WEBUY secures a few million in its first funding round led by Global Founders Capital, the VC arm of German e-commerce investor Rocket Internet.

February 4, 2020

Commvault Unveils New GTM Leads in APJ

Commvault announces a strategic reshuffling and new internal and external appointments to its executive leadership team in Asia Pacific and Japan.

February 3, 2020

YOOX Net-a-Porter Group Gets Fashion Foothold in Asia

Online luxury fashion marketplace BlinQ partners with global luxury fashion retailer YOOX adding over 700 luxury brands to its platform.

January 30, 2020

PropTech Consolidation on the Cards in 2020

The 2020 Altus Group Report reveals the commercial real estate industry is on the verge of significant PropTech consolidation as technology adoption reaches a tipping point.

January 30, 2020

Mediacorp Snags Subscription Deal with HOOQ

Mediacorp, Singapore’s largest content creator and national media network, has sealed separate subscription and content deals with OTT platform HOOQ, a Singapore-based joint venture by Singtel, Sony Pictures Television and Warner Bros.

January 23, 2020

DeeNEXT Promises Next-Day International Money Transfer

New DeeNEXT service guarantees transfers to nine countries and 19 markets under the European Union by the next business day.

January 21, 2020

TONIK Digital Bank Taps Unbanked Filipinos

TONIK Digital Bank Inc received its banking license from the Central Bank of the Philippines this month; this fintech startup aims to provide retail banking services, focused primarily on retail deposits and consumer loans, through the first digital-only branchless bank licensed platform in the Philippines.

TRIBES


February 18, 2020

Customer Stays King in a Post Digital Transformation World

Uniphore Co-Founder and President of Uniphore APAC Ravi Saraogi argues why Digital Transformation does not guarantee improved customer experience.

February 17, 2020

Best Industry 4.0 Transformation is to Prioritise Adoption

Epicor Regional Vice President Asia Vincent Tang unpacks some of the biggest challenges confronting industry 4.0 for companies in ASEAN.

February 11, 2020

Blue Skies Under Contagion Cloud for Singapore Airshow

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Mr Heng Swee Keat opens the Singapore Airshow at Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre in Singapore this week, touching on tech advancement and growth of the aviation sector against a backdrop of global uncertainties on travel, trade and tourism.

February 4, 2020

CDN: The Hidden Gravity that Grounds Great Experience

We discuss the hidden role of CDN in streaming and streamlining customer experiences in Asia with CenturyLink Vice President Product Management and Services Francis Thangasamy.

February 3, 2020

Citizen Data Scientists Puts Spotlight on Geospatial Tech

GeoSpock CEO Richard Baker says ubiquitous technology and availability of public data means the general public can now perform analytical tasks, giving rise to what’s been dubbed Citizen Data Scientists. Baker discusses the implications for businesses in light of this trend.

February 3, 2020

Conversational Service Automation Aids Sales Conversions

President of Uniphore APAC Ravi Saraogi says two-thirds of client conversions fail in Singapore due to poor customer service and shares how conversational service automation may help vendors close the sale.

CULTURE CHOCK


February 17, 2020

Workplace Politics and The Self-Serving Objective

Workplace politics has been an often-studied phenomenon for nearly four decades in organisational theory. We explore the different rationales, its impact on performance and the people who exploit it.

February 14, 2020

Majority of Millennials Abandon In-Store Purchases

According to a recent Zebra Study, 86 percent of millennials abandon in-store purchases in APAC, led by out-of-stocks. Almost 30 percent of shoppers leave a store to purchase the same item for less online.

February 14, 2020

In-App Ad Formats in APAC Delivers Bigger Bang for Spend

Liftoff CEO Mark Ellis argues Asia Pacific is the market to watch for its dynamism; despite the region’s markets maturing as a whole, cost for all ad formats remains relatively low yet delivers similar levels of engagement compared to other mature markets.

February 3, 2020

Misfit Best Fit for Workplace Diversity and Inclusion

HackerOne CEO Marten Mickos shares his personal ethos on why hiring for diversity of peoples and talents makes for better organizational outcomes.

January 29, 2020

Virtual Reality to Re-Write Social Norms

According to a recent report by Grand View Research, the Virtual Reality is on a growth trajectory that will not only open new markets across sectors, it may also play a role in shifting long-held social and cultural norms.

January 24, 2020

Tech & Talent Gives Tourists Seamless Travel Experiences

TIBCO Senior Vice President APJ Erich Gerber says at its heart, travel is a people-to-people exchange and argues that experiences must be a seamless blend of talent and technology, whereby machines are tasked to ‘machine work’, leaving humans free to create meaningful connections, and lasting impressions.

January 24, 2020

Data Skills Gap Costing USD Billions in Lost Productivity

New Research from Accenture and Qlik shows firms globally have a data skills gap and are struggling to build teams that can maximise the true value of data.

January 24, 2020

Market Sentiment Mixed Amidst Trade Disputes

TMF Group’s latest survey reveals market sentiment in Singapore suggests local companies are trying to make the best of rising business complexity across global markets.

January 23, 2020

CyberArk Urges Companies to Know Thy Risk Profile

CyberArk Regional Director ASEAN Teck Wee Lim discusses how businesses can help mitigate against evolving cybersecurity threats.

January 13, 2020

Gig Economy Growth on Upward Trajectory Globally

Workana Co-Founder Tomás O’Farrell discusses why businesses must embrace the gig economy to remain desirable, and competitive.

January 13, 2020

Urban Designers Must Consider Extreme Weather Events

Public space designers and urban planning managers are increasingly catering for public space designs to withstand potentially extreme weather events, as well as improve how people use and live in spaces that are subject to extremities in temperature changes.

January 8, 2020

Top Four Reasons Why Hacker-Powered Security Works

HackerOne Bug Bounty Advisor Rena Chua shares the top four reasons why management needs to consider hacker-powered security.