As companies move into a COVID-19 endemic world, Human Resources (HR) will play a strategic function to ensure a smooth transition of the workforce and workplaces. For that reason, 83% of HR leaders say that they are open to embracing digitalisation of HR processes....
Small and medium-sized businesses (or SMBs) are not ready for cyberthreats. A 2020 report PricewaterhouseCoopers Hong Kong revealed that 73% of SMBs do not have a dedicated cybersecurity team, and only 53% of them have antivirus solutions in place.  The same study found that...
In May 2021, JobKred, a Singapore-based AI-powered skills intelligence startup, teamed up with the Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF) to launch a 90-Day Training Needs Analysis (TNA) programme. This programme aims to help employers be nimble and embrace new ideas to transform their workplace,...
Almost 30,000 retail shops were onboarded on foodpanda shops in the past year, with SMEs making up almost half of shops that had gone digital. This marks the first step in helping SME businesses build a strong digital core, to become more risk-resilient and cater to their customers' new...
SHOPLINE has launched the “Retail Revolution: Three Easy Ways to Succeed in the New Retail” campaign to educate and assist SMEs considering entering the emerging social commerce space. The campaign will run from 1 to 30 September, including three free webinars for the...
The pandemic has revealed the importance of a deliberate, digital-focused invoice management strategy to build stronger resiliency. Such a strategy can improve business clarity, reduce delays and errors caused by manual data entry, and free up cash for the business especially in crucial times. 
With the advancement of technology, Malaysia is increasingly becoming a digital economy. Malaysia is a developing Asian economy that aspires to expand in a technology-driven and high-tech production-based pattern. A press release by Signitory, an e-signature provider who leverages blockchain, noted that with in-person...
E-commerce is here to stay, as shopping from home becomes the new normal in the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the Global Ecommerce Update 2021 by eMarketer, Retail e-commerce sales grew by 27.6% in 2020 globally, with sellers going global with their brands on platforms like eBay. But...
The Australian Border Force (ABF), the Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore (IMDA), and Singapore Customs, along with industry participants, have concluded a blockchain trial to prove trade documents can be issued and verified digitally across two independent systems, reducing cross-border transaction costs. The...
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...