Singapore’s 2020 Budget statement was delivered on Tuesday, 18 February, 2020. Its measures include the Stabilization and Support Package to stabilize the economy and support workers and enterprises, as well as moves to grow the economy and transform Singapore’s enterprises. Responding to challenges in...
In a knowledge-driven economy, IA is becoming increasingly critical in enterprise growth and success. Empirical evidence from the American Economic Association’s research  shows leading global technology companies are investing heavily into IA to remain competitive. Despite this evidence, important IA information is often omitted from...
The Singapore Business Federation (SBF) SME Committee (SMEC) submitted its recommendations for the Singapore Budget 2020 to the Singapore Government in December 2019. For the 2020 Budget, the SBF SMEC is proposing seven key recommendations that will provide our SMEs with increased liquidity through new schemes and initiatives, greater...
Despite the challenges facing Singapore businesses in an uncertain economic climate, nine in 10 businesses now recognize the importance of business transformation to maintain competitiveness and competency. Nearly two in three companies (66%) also view technology adoption as fundamental in transforming their businesses. Internationalization has picked up...
According to a survey by United Overseas Bank (UOB) conducted in late November 2019, there will be a focus among SMEs on boosting productivity as they grapple with a mixed business outlook in 2020. Digitalization, electronic payments and sustainability are among the other areas of focus for...
In the Allianz Risk Barometer 2020,their 9th annual survey on top business risks, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS), a global corporate insurance carrier and a key business unit of Allianz Group, attracted a record participation of  2718 experts from over 100 countries, including CEOs, risk managers,...
Lux Research – a provider of tech-enabled research and advisory services – has issued a new report, "State of Innovation in Asia: Key Industries and Players Shaping Asia's Innovative Ecosystem." This report comes in the wake of Asia’s recent innovation boom in terms of R&D spending,...
Leading Edge Forum (LEF), a global cross-industry think-tank that supports client organisations and leaders for a tech-driven future, released a report which offers a new view into many different contemporary ways of working, proposing practices, habits, and spaces to inspire change within organizations. The...
IEEE Computer Society (IEEE CS) tech experts unveiled their annual predictions for the future of tech, presenting what they believe will be the most widely adopted technology trends in 2020.  The tech future forecast by the world's premier organization of computer professionals consistently ranks as one of its...
IDTechEx, a company providing independent market research, business intelligence and events on emerging technology, released a report entitled Mobile Robots, Autonomous Vehicles, and Drones in Logistics, Warehousing, and Delivery 2020-2040 that provides an analysis of key players, technologies and markets. They note that there...