The sports industry has been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, facing a combined barrage of travel restrictions, limitations on gatherings, and health protocols regarding events. Nevertheless, sports clubs and media companies continue to fight for survival and engage with their loyal fans. One...
Ivanti has announced the results of a survey that found a resounding majority (71 per cent) of IT and security professionals found patching to be overly complex, cumbersome and time consuming. In fact, 57 per cent of respondents stated that remote work has increased the...
Singapore-based peer-to-business (P2B) lending platform Validus Capital has set up shop in Indonesia through its subsidiary Batumbu, in partnership with Indonesia’s Triputra Group.  Validus targets small and medium enterprises (SMEs) while Batumbu connects SMEs in Indonesia with accredited, institutional, and high net worth investors to provide loans...
Trend Micro Incorporated, a global cybersecurity company, has announced its 2020 predictions report, which states that organizations will face a growing risk from their cloud and the supply chain. The growing popularity of cloud and DevOps environments will continue to drive business agility while exposing organizations, from enterprises to manufacturers, to third-party...
AI Singapore (AISG) has launched its AI Readiness Index (AIRI), a comprehensive and easy-to-implement business-focused framework that helps organisations to self-assess the status of their artificial intelligence (AI) adoption readiness. AIRI, Singapore's first-of-its-kind, will help these businesses to measure their latest AI adoption and...
According to a GlobalData report, the cloud market in Asia Pacific (APAC) is estimated to skyrocket to $288 billion by 2024.  The retail cloud market will no doubt play a part in this increase while the continued “temporary” pandemic-forced shutdowns and economic recovery continue to disrupt the...
Even as Singapore pushes to become cheque-free by 2025, cash cheques continue to be used by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), typically to pay staff salaries, get cash for daily business operations or pay vendors for services rendered. While cheque usage by OCBC...
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...
Fashion and lifestyle e-commerce platform, ZALORA, has announced that it will be launching its first E-Commerce Booster Package in partnership with Enterprise Singapore, to help local Small-and-Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) and sellers diversify and scale their operations online. The E-Commerce Booster Package was first introduced...
Convening alongside the annual World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) joined the Singapore Government and a growing consortium of key industry partners to accelerate the digitalization of global trade and commerce. The Singapore Government and major firms...