Sustainability is becoming increasingly important in the corporate world, as businesses seek to integrate sustainable practices into their core business models. However, more than half (56%) of employers do not have well-defined sustainability goals or strategies for their business, and only 14% are in...
SAS Institute and Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) have collaborated to help Singapore's small and medium-sized manufacturers manoeuvre headwinds via advanced analytics.  Leveraging SAS Institute’s data analytics and visualisation capabilities, the team at NYP’s School of Engineering developed an enterprise-to-shopfloor platform that helps precision-engineering manufacturers boost...
ESG and sustainability issues alike have been moving up the corporate agenda in recent years. According to Google Search Trend, the keyword 'ESG' search popularity in Hong Kong has been soaring and surpassed 'Sustainability' in May this year. However, public curiosity about the topic...
Market research commissioned by IBM has revealed that global AI adoption grew steadily over the last year, to 35 percent of those surveyed in 2022, further underscoring that AI growth is poised to accelerate as it continues to mature, becoming more accessible and easier to implement. 
eBay has unveiled its study on online businesses across the six Southeast Asian markets of Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. The "Southeast Asia Small Online Business Trade Report 2022" ("Report") highlights how small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in these countries are using the eBay e-commerce marketplace to successfully sell...
As the world hopefully awaits the end of the pandemic, Kiwi small businesses have found a lifeline in digitization to sustain their operations moving forward. This was revealed through a survey by Crazy Domains earlier this year. COVID-19 has shut down small to mid-sized...
To commemorate MSME Day 2022 on June 27, Alibaba.com and AliResearch Institute, Alibaba Group's research arm, published the report "Challenges, Responses, and Transformation of MSMEs in the Post-Pandemic Era". The report takes a multi-focal look at how Micro- Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) fared through the...
Trend Micro Incorporated announced research earlier this year revealing that 89% of electricity, oil & gas, and manufacturing firms have experienced cyber-attacks impacting production and energy supply over the past 12 months."Across the globe, industrial locations are going digital to drive sustainable growth. But this has invited a...
With the return of nightlife after two years of pandemic related restrictions, maintaining productivity after a weekend out may be a happy problem once again. Enter DrinkAid, a health supplement brand based in Singapore that specializes in reducing the side effects of alcohol such as intoxication, flushing...
Despite being hit hard by COVID-19 in 2021, Indonesian small businesses still managed to outperform their Asia-Pacific counterparts in business growth, in part due to their high level of e-commerce adoption. They are likely to maintain this momentum in 2022, according to CPA Australia...