Organisations can increase inclusion in the hybrid work environment

Sustainable initiatives to drive inclusion in today’s work. Environment at the Virtual Gartner ReimagineHR EMEA Conference 2021 Organizations that effectively manage the transition to a hybrid work environment and employ sustainable initiatives can boost inclusion by 24 per cent, according to Gartner, Inc. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, many of…

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Worldwide “whole cloud” spending to reach $US1.3T by 2025

Entire industries want to intelligently leverage data. Over the past decade, cloud computing has become the foundation for the delivery of mobile and content services as well as an alternative to traditional enterprise computing environments. As businesses pivot to a digital-first economy, cloud will continue to play an ever greater,…

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Hackers sharing computer vision tools to supercharge capabilities

Increasing cybercrime sophistication and a boom in monetization and hacking tools. There has been a significant increase in the frequency and sophistication of cybercrime activity, including a 65 per cent rise in the use of hacking tools downloaded from underground forums and filesharing websites from H2 2020 to H1 2021.…

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Global tech titans agree Malaysia remains an attractive digital global business services hub

Country has strength in digital infrastructure and the growth of its talent pool. The Digital Global Business Services (DGBS) industry has reiterated their confidence in Malaysia as an attractive investment hub. While active GBS companies accounts for approximately 20 per cent of total active MSC Malaysia companies, they are the…

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Mahadhir Aziz takes the rein as MDEC CEO

Commits to accelerating Malaysia’s digital transformation. The Board of the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), Malaysia’s lead agency for digital transformation, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ts Mahadhir Aziz as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective 1st September 2021.  He was previously the co-founder and CEO of Futurize…

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City of Melbourne trial AI technology to keep city streets safe and clean

AI-powered solution supports city’s objectives of piloting emerging technology to improve municipality efficiency. To decrease the frequency of waste contractor visits to busy areas, the City of Melbourne has offered local residents and businesses subscription-based access to the large-capacity compactor facilities. With the compactor in place, Council then wanted to…

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Indian enterprises propels big data and analytics

The need to adopt a data-driven culture propels data analytics spending to US$21B. Decision-makers in Indian enterprises are investing in big data analytics to base decisions on real-time data during these turbulent times. Digitally determined enterprises demonstrate a forward-looking approach towards adopting these solutions, reflecting in spending growth of 11.5…

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Victorian council implements cloud based digital modernisation program

Lifting community experience, primes for extra innovation. Manningham Council in Melbourne’s North East is where the city meets the country – it serves a diverse community of around 130,000 residents and ratepayers. As part of a cloud based digital modernisation program, the Council has deployed Dynamics 365 to serve both…

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