Continuing their predictions on the business operations and technology trends that are unfolding through the lens of the pandemic, Keysight executives discuss technological areas that are likely to see investment interest in 2021. 5G remains a strategic imperative for enterprises and governments in 2021
Among the five ASEAN countries covered in the UOB ASEAN Consumer Sentiment Study, which aims to provide a better understanding of ASEAN consumers at a time when the region is undergoing deep social and economic transformation, Singapore saw the second highest share of consumers (70 per cent)...
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...
Digital payments have received an unambiguous boost in Singapore, prompted largely by changes to shopping behaviour during the pandemic, according to the results of the UOB ASEAN Consumer Sentiment Study. Seven in 10 consumers here said that since the onset of the COVID-19 virus,...
In 2020, the world experienced an unprecedented public health crisis – the coronavirus pandemic.  This has impacted all sectors of society and forced enterprises, small businesses, governments and private institutions to pivot, in some cases extensively, to accelerate digital transformations and rethink the way innovation is achieved.
Bank DBS Indonesia’s research team recently conducted a survey involving more than 500 respondents in Java, including Jakarta and several small regions outside Java, entitled “Indonesia Consumption Basket”. The survey found that the number of e-commerce customers in Indonesia rose to 66% after the COVID-19 pandemic...
Despite two in five (61%) employers expressing a pessimistic outlook towards the current job market, 56% indicate that they have been recently hiring or intending to hire new talent to meet their current business goals. In particular, the top three functions employers have been...
Crowdfunding, which has seen its popularity skyrocket with the rise of high profile platforms the likes of Kickstarter, GoFundMe and IndieGoGo, has often been hailed as a "democratising force" in finance, allowing enterprising individuals to launch new and innovative ventures while bypassing traditional sources of funding they...
The “DBS Digital Treasurer 2020” survey has revealed that businesses in Indonesia ranked third in terms of digitalisation capability among Southeast Asian countries and ranked seventh across the Asia-Pacific.Polling around 1,700 corporate treasurers, CEOs, CFOs, and business owners across the Asia-Pacific (APAC), the survey showed that in...
OCBC Bank has seen a surge in the use of PayNow by its small and medium enterprise (SME) customers, among whom seven of every 10 have registered for the funds transfer service. The volume of PayNow transactions by the bank’s SME customers in the first 10 months...