Shorter business cycles and greater uncertainty in an age of increased competition have propelled the demand for flexible workspace solutions such as hot desking and private office solutions in Singapore. As large enterprises shift towards a more economical option, traditional landlords are tapping on...
In September 2020, the SBF-Experian SME Index for 4Q20 – 1Q21F registered an overall reading of 46.3, based on data collected between July and August 2020, the lowest reading since the inception of the SME Index (“the Index”) in 2009. This index, a joint...
DHL Express has released a new Whitepaper "The Ultimate B2B E-commerce Guide: Tradition is out. Digital is in". The study predicts strong growth for the B2B E‑commerce market in the coming years: by 2025, 80% of all B2B sales interactions between suppliers and professional buyers will take...
Huawei has launched its SME Support Program with trusted ecosystem partners in Asia Pacific, aiming to deliver further technical support for economic recovery amid the fight against the pandemic in the region. Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are the engines of growth and innovation...
The Singapore Business Federation (SBF) has launched a new initiative named MAP, to systematically guide its members in their business transformation journey.For the pilot run, the MAP initiative is open to SBF members in the Wholesale and Retail Trade sectors, as well as those looking to pivot...
VSTECS Berhad (“VSTECS”), a Malaysian Information & Communications Technology distributor, has through its wholly-owned subsidiary VSTECS Pericomp Sdn Bhd, partnered with SAS to accelerate the growth of analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) for businesses in Malaysia. The partnership between SAS and VSTECS will bring...
New precinct-level digital initiatives and an SME Centre have been launched to help Chinatown businesses grow their business by attracting more visitors, with dedicated efforts to target the younger and digitally-savvy crowd. New Digital Initiatives COVID-19 has impacted Singapore’s tourism businesses...
BLACAZ., a digital insurance intermediary company has announced its online alternative to corporate insurance subscription and management. Looking to address issues faced by corporate entities when it comes to the complicated insurance industry, BLACAZ. offers customisable insurance policies that can be managed online.
Organizations in the Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) are adjusting to the new normal and reinventing themselves for both pandemic preparedness and competitiveness. As economic activities return to pre-COVID levels, majority of enterprises are building new technology enabled business models, with a focus to regain growth and have a...
NTUC LearningHub (NTUC LHUB), NTUC U SME, United Overseas Bank (UOB)'s innovation accelerator The FinLab, and Ngee Ann Polytechnic have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to officially launch the SME Digital Reboot programme. The programme aims to help 500 companies nationwide deepen their digital...