Hospitality turns to smart home technology

The smart hotel rooms market will see significant adoption and growth Changing consumer expectations, operational efficiencies, and a travel market in flux are increasingly unifying smart home players and commercial building technology suppliers as they look to support new experiences and working environments. According to a new report from global…

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Identity and an accessible society for all children

Developing countries require thoughtful planning The United Nations (UN) expressed its aim to “provide legal identity to all, including birth registration” by 2030 as part of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). A key motivator for achieving this goal is the reduction of mortality among children younger than 5 years old. Vaccine-preventable…

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An introduction to securing smart places

System failures in smart places could have significant consequences Introduction The ACSC has released a new publication An Introduction to Securing Smart Places to assist public and private organisations in securely implementing and sustaining smart place technology. The highly connected nature of our cities and towns’ public and private infrastructure creates efficiencies…

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Doctors on Demand takes telehealth to new heights

Providing equity of access to primary care, regardless of postcode Doctors on Demand (DoD) is an online platform that bridges the gap between general practitioners (GPs) and pharmacies by providing 24/7 on-demand access to qualified Australian practitioners and prescription medications. When DoD was founded by pharmacists John Martin and John…

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Festive seasons kicks online shopping scams into high gear

Scammers are using holiday-themed scams and phishing messages to steal personal data With Black Friday around the corner, and Christmas not too far behind, scammers are using holiday-themed scams and phishing messages to steal the personal data of unsuspecting shoppers. Bitdefender’s analysts looked at global volumes of spam from October…

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CIM expands partnership with Scentre Group

The PEAK Platform has been deployed at an additional ten sites CIM, the world leading property operations SaaS platform that enables teams to work more collaboratively and accelerates the journey to net zero emissions, today announced they have added ten Westfield Living Centres to their existing partnership with Scentre Group, owner…

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Singapore study shows social media can be harmful

The comprehensive study involved a series of online survey-based interviews Milieu Insight, the award-winning consumer research and analytics company, today shared the results of its latest study that explores the relationship between social media usage and mental well-being. To unpack the findings, the firm brought together Lena Teo, Director of Care…

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Solutions that foster a scam-resilient society

110 participants have come together to find innovative anti-scam solutions In a collective fight against scams, DBS, the Singapore Courts (SG Courts), and the National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) are jointly organising a community hackathon that challenges participants to come up with creative solutions that will enable the public and…

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Sustainability software Is needed to monitor “social sustainability”

The workforce has raised the level of emphasis by organizations on social sustainability issues While environmental issues have dominated the ESG/sustainability narrative, a recent International Data Corporation (IDC) survey finds that social sustainability topics account for the largest share of use cases for sustainability software. These human and social capital…

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