Office redesigns bring employees back on site

Hybrid work is no longer debated Around 25 per cent of organizations across Asia/Pacific are already redesigning their offices, 70 per cent of them will do so in an 18-month period. Organizations are redesigning their offices to bring employees back onsite and, at the same time, improve operational efficiency. However,…

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Predictions for the future of customer experience

Digital business models are becoming a stepping stone to the future enterprise As we move beyond COVID-driven restrictions, IDC’s Future of Customer Experience predictions for 2023 reflect how B2B and B2C businesses must confront a new set of macroeconomic challenges – inflation, global economic instability, and flattening customer growth –…

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ASX Chess Replacement Project

ASX provides critical market infrastructure ASX Chairman Damian Roche said: “We began this project with the latest information available at that time, determined to deliver the Australian market a post-trade solution that balanced innovation and state-of-the-art technology with Glosafety and reliability. However, after further review, including consideration of the findings…

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Supernode to connect China blockchain to global markets

Cross border services include decentralised identifiers China’s national blockchain, Xinghuo Blockchain Infrastructure and Facility (XInghuo BIF) inked an agreement with MY E.G. Services Bhd (MyEG) for MyEG to own and operate the Xinghuo International Supernode that will provide connectivity to the rest of the world at the 2022 China Internet Conference…

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Business leaders expect to increase sustainability investment

Sustainability enables businesses to cope with disruption A new Gartner, Inc. survey revealed that 87 per cent of business leaders expect to increase their organization’s investment in sustainability over the next two years. Customers are the primary stakeholder group creating pressure for organizations to invest or act on sustainability issues, selected by…

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Organizations employ borderless technology talent

Borderless recruitment no longer an exception Fifty-eight percent of organizations report having at least some technology talent working in a fully remote borderless arrangement, according to a new Gartner, Inc. survey. This number has doubled in the past three years. Gartner defines borderless workforce as talent working remotely from different…

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Transforming the travel and tourism industry

Service robotics industry to reach $US216bn in 2023 The service robotics industry is set to register a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 21.5 per cent to reach $US216 billion in 2030, driven by investments across consumer facing industries, including travel and tourism. The overall robotics industry is set to…

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Services tracker finds accelerated growth due to inflation

The future remains shadowed by the looming recession Worldwide spending on telecommunications and pay TV services will be nearly $US1.6 trillion in 2022, representing a year-over-year increase of 1.9 per cent, according to the International Data Corporation Worldwide Semiannual Telecom Services Tracker. The latest forecast is a bit more optimistic…

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Hybrid workplaces to become a competitive strategy

Organizations must shift from a reactive to a proactive approach Most businesses intend to support a hybrid workplace in the ever-changing work environment of the twenty-first century. Maintaining a hybrid workplace is the most effective way to stay competitive in the labour market and attract and retain the most talented…

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Royal Brunei Airlines’ business takes off with Oracle

Oracle Fusion Cloud Applications Suite to optimise its finance and HR systems Royal Brunei Airlines Sdn Bhd has selected Oracle Fusion Cloud Applications Suite to streamline its finance and human resources (HR) workflows and unlock greater operational efficiencies. With Oracle Fusion Cloud Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Oracle Fusion Cloud Human Capital Management (HCM), Royal Brunei…

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