The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and Enterprise Singapore (ESG) further expanded the range of pre-approved digital solutions on 15 May to help Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in the healthcare and education sectors manage the impact of COVID-19. The new teleconsultation (video) solutions...
PlanetSpark has announced the launch of PlanetSpark Innovation Centre, the first hardware-targeted accelerator for Artificial Intelligence of Things (AIoT) innovations, dedicated to supporting Singapore tech startups speed up market deployment.Supported by Enterprise Singapore and backed by Excelpoint, PlanetSpark will invest an initial S$5 million to expand the...
Many businesses remain resilient across the Southeast Asian region despite the shadow cast by the global COVID-19 pandemic. In Singapore, business sentiment among small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is at its highest since the pandemic, with business leaders looking beyond recovery and seizing new opportunities to grow, according...
Singapore micro, small and medium-sized businesses (MSMBs) have global ambitions, but COVID-19 and international payments are major stumbling blocks when operating, venturing or expanding abroad, revealed new research released by Wise Business. The study, which polled more than 4,800 MSMBs across the world, found...
A region wide consumer survey by Lazada in collaboration with Milieu Insight has established that a large number of shoppers (73%) now consider shopping online to be integral to everyday life, with 67% of them identifying eCommerce Mega Campaigns as a key factor in shaping their consumer...
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...
New market research led by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and sponsored by Red Hat and Starburst explores organizational challenges related to exponential growth in data volumes and rapid innovation across the data stack. The research indicates that organizations are facing a perfect storm of cost, complexity, and talent when...
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) and Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) have signed a Statement of Intent to embark on a collaborative initiative to develop digital Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) credentials for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) worldwide.
An Infosys report, the Infosys Cloud Radar 2023  highlights how cloud, used for growth and transformation, is three times more important to companies, than cloud used to cut costs. The research comprehensively highlights the shift of cloud utilization from beyond storage and cutting costs to...
Founded in 1982 by Jackson Chua, Chuan Kok is a homegrown company that has matured into a leading supplier of hydraulics components in the oil and gas industry. Like many other businesses, they realised the need for digitalisation, but, as a self-described “old uncle’s business”, they found...