World Economic Forum pushes for changes in cybersecurity strategies

Enterprise leaders need tools for making decisions on how best to prepare for emerging risks. It has become increasingly clear that the way things were done when it came to cyber security must change, says the World Economic Forum (WEF). Titled, The Future Series: Cyber 2025, the report highlights the…

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Ransomware will shape the threat landscape in 2021

How to mitigate fast-changing attacker behaviours from advanced to entry level In the coming year ICT security leaders must be aware that remote working will continue to expand, offering more opportunities for threats like ransomware. Hackers are already planning how to take advantage of new attack vectors that open as…

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Digitalisation without empathy hurts customers

Empathy must be considered when delivering new APAC enterprise technology. Empathy must be considered when delivering new APAC enterprise technology. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced organisations to accelerate the shift to digital-first in their customers-related initiatives – from customer engagement to transactions and experiences. In fact, according to the IDC…

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Singapore focuses on supply chain digitalisation

Increasing data efficiency for local business. Singapore’s Alliance for Action (AfA) on Supply Chain Digitalisation has brought together public and private sectors to pilot a common data infrastructure to benefit the supply chain ecosystem. This digital utility facilitates data sharing and enables businesses large and small to ‘plug and play’…

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Propelling digital transformation forward in APAC with open source

Financial institutions have found open source technology to have been a critical helping hand in digital transformation. Across Asia Pacific, many companies have seen their digitalisation timelines compressed this year, with COVID-19 forcing businesses to become leaner, agile, and efficient order to survive. Here are some of the ways these…

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Singapore leads APAC in digital readiness

Concerted effort by the Singaporean Government over several decades to invest in digital capabilities and initiatives. Singapore has scored one of the highest ratings for digital readiness in Cisco’s Global Digital Readiness Index 2019. While many countries have made significant strides in developing various components of their economy that support…

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APAC tourism industry look to increase technology to recover from pandemic

Travel industry in APAC look to technology to ensure they survive the pandemic. The global travel industry has taken a hard hit from COVID-19 lockdowns around the world. In September the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres released a new report that draws on UNWTO data to quantify the devastating impact that the coronavirus…

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Driving digital in Malaysia and Philippines

Digital infrastructure will be key for APAC advantage. Malaysia’s accelerated digital economy coupled with increased digital behaviours during the crisis has brought the adoption of cashless payment methods to an inflection point – IDC estimates the volume of cashless transactions to double in 2020 as compared to the preceding year.…

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CIOs in Australia and NZ increased digital innovation investment during COVID-19

Gartner’s latest CIO survey uncovers interesting revelations. About two-thirds of CIOs surveyed by analyst firm Gartner, said they expected digital investment to increase further in 2021, despite flat IT budgets. According to the analyst 54 per cent of Australian and New Zealand (A/NZ) CIOs said funding for digital innovation in…

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