What happened to China’s education PC needs?

Decrease of off-campus classroom training will lead to students use more endpoints to learn online. Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the demands for K-12 PCs have become increasingly strong for supporting K-12 children to learn and grow. In July 2021, the Ministry of Education, China, issued the policy…

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BlueCross charts course with three clouds

Streamlining work and maximise connections. One of the big wins for Victoria-based aged care provider BlueCross during the pandemic lockdowns, was its ability to keep residents and families connected. Mobile devices and Microsoft Teams meant residents were literally able to hold their family in their hands and talk to them.…

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Data and analytics market in China to increase

Increasing at 10.2 per cen5 CAGR over 2020-2025 Data and analytics market in China, in terms of enterprise spending opportunity, is expected to increase at a CAGR of 10.2 per cent over 2020-2025, boosted by the acceleration in enterprise digital transformation efforts in the country, and growing demand for business…

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Macquarie Bank enters into new venture to create a BTR platform

Promoting inclusivity and sustainability. Property executives Matt Berg and Dan McLennan have joined forces in a venture with Macquarie Asset Management to launch Local, a new build-to-rent platform designed to create positive change in the Australian housing market, incorporating impact housing and targeting zero carbon emissions. Local is focussed on…

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Next generation of urban mobility solutions

Converged hardware and smart mobility solutions to power it. Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis finds that consumer preferences toward various modes of mobility are likely to witness dynamic shifts due to sudden environmental changes and dynamic needs. The flexibility to offer multiple mobility options through a single provider is crucial.…

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MSC Malaysia to accelerate nationwide participation in the digital economy

Enhancementswill extend benefits of digital economy throughout the country and establish Malaysia as the region’s preferred Digital Nomad Hub. Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), Malaysia’s lead digital economy agency, is set to revamp and rebrand the MSC Malaysia initiative as it marks its 25th anniversary this year. The new and improved…

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Worldwide AI software market to reach US$62B in 2022

Market growth will accelerate as organisations progress their AI maturity. Worldwide artificial intelligence (AI) software revenue is forecast to total $US62.5 billion in 2022, an increase of 21.3 per cent from 2021, according to a new forecast from Gartner, Inc. “The AI software market is picking up speed, but its long-term…

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Standard Chartered venture heads into cloud

Will give clients operating in regulated industries the ability to securely build, deploy, and run biz apps on the cloud. SC Ventures, Standard Chartered Bank’s innovation, fintech investment and ventures arm, announced the launch of letsbloom, a fintech that will give clients operating in regulated industries (such as financial services,…

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Shifting focus from efficiency to adaptive resilience to exploit new opportunities

Explorig how I&O builds resilient systems and teams. In a world where constant change is becoming routine, Gartner said that infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders must shift their traditional focus from efficiency to one of adaptive resilience. “I&O leaders must re-imagine how they manage their talent, their platforms and operations,…

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Top 10 predictions for the future of operations

Operational challenges and opportunities. The top 10 predictions for the Future of Operations from International Data Corporation speak to the rapidly expanding world of remote operations, the growing role of digital engineering, and the need to prioritize sustainability. The COVID-19 pandemic created some unique operational challenges and opportunities. Demand for…

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