BlackBerry Limited has announced that the Singapore Muslim Women's Association (PPIS) has deployed BlackBerry Protect to secure endpoints throughout its 16 centres in Singapore. Delivered by partner ACE Pacific Group, BlackBerry’s endpoint security solution was chosen by PPIS to safeguard the delivery of trusted community services during the global COVID-19 pandemic.
In land scarce Singapore, high rise buildings are part of our everyday life. According to the Building and Construction Authority, there are about 70,000 passenger lifts and 7,000 escalators in Singapore. Keeping these running smoothly and safely necessitates maintenance at least once a month...
With the COVID-19 pandemic accelerating Singapore’s digitalisation efforts, SMEs have become the focal point of discussion for many, as funding worries and the shift to telecommuting have left them in no man’s land. While the Government has launched generous initiatives such as the new training...
Facebook has announced its allocation of about S$4.75 million to support more than 800 small businesses in Singapore through a new grant programme. In a media statement, Facebook said that each eligible business could receive a grant amounting to S$5,500 comprising S$3,500 in cash...
BEYOND Lab and Singapore Management University’s Business Families Institute (“BFI@SMU”) will be running two complimentary blended courses on digital transformation to help Singapore SMEs strengthen their resilience in the current challenging times.  Aptly named “The Great Reset”, the programme caters to senior business leaders of...
Over 75 per cent of Malaysian businesses have embraced at least one FinTech product or service over the past 12 months, according to findings from a new regional survey of business FinTech usage by global professional accounting organisation CPA Australia. Mobile payments and digital wallets...
JinMatic, a Malaysian SEO agency, has announced the launching of SEO Rescue Package for social enterprises in South East Asia. This initiative focuses on helping social enterprises thrive during the difficult times of pandemic, and to improve their brand awareness and revenue. Any social...
COVID-19 has sparked the world’s largest work from home movement. Amidst it all, technology underpins the success of remote work in today’s highly digital work environment.  Yet, the switch to remote work has been challenging for more than half (52 per cent) of the...
Entrepreneur Vanessa Ong founded Gernise Global in 2014, a B2B company specialising in distributing polycarbonate and plastic raw material. In 2016, she also founded MamaShop, a B2C e-commerce platform specialising in environmentally-friendly products including lifestyle products and eco-friendly straws. During the pandemic, like many...
The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) and the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) have officially announced the Workforce for IP-Savvy Enterprises (WISE) initiative – a pilot programme to help Singapore companies identify new business opportunities and acquire new capabilities through Intellectual Property (IP), as part of efforts...