OutSystems Roundtable: Disrupt or be disrupted – How can utilities accelerate momentum towards resiliency, automation and digital innovation

Sponsored content: Thursday, 27th August 2020, Australia Focus Network, in partnership with OutSystems, brought leading IT executives from across the Australian utilities sector, in a conversation to discuss how utilities can benefit from a rapid development platform for core transformation and digital opportunities all along the value chain. Key takeaways:…

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CenturyLink Roundtable: Enabling Global Media Delivery in Challenging Times

Sponsored content: Thursday, 10th September 2020 – Australia, New Zealand and Singapore Focus Network, in partnership with CenturyLink, brought together leading IT executives from media, entertainment and educational organisations across Pacific regions to discuss areas such as: Best practices for improving the content delivery experience during the pandemic period with…

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SentinelOne Roundtable: Minimising risk from cyber threats: focus on reducing time to containment

Sponsored content: Thursday, 24th September 2020 – Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines Focus Network, in partnership with SentinelOne, brought together leading IT Security executives to discover how they are dealing with the challenges of digital transformation and technology sprawl and how they view the opportunities around security automation such as: Drastically reduce…

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Exabeam Roundtable: Tracking Compromised Accounts & Insider Threats Across Your Network

Sponsored content: Wednesday, 23rd September 2020 – ASEAN and Hong Kong Focus Network, in partnership with Exabeam, brought leading IT Security executives to discuss where and how to focus the security team’s efforts to help keep organisations out of the press and better protect from financial loss and drastically reduce…

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Merchantrade and Ant Group enter technology partnership

Facilitates real-time remittances to Alipay. Malaysian money services business operator, Merchantrade Asia Sdn Bhd has entered into a partnership with Ant Group – the developer of open platforms for technology-driven inclusive financial services. The collaboration allows customers of Merchantrade in Malaysia and Singapore to facilitate real-time remittances to Alipay users in China, with funds reaching…

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Asian Development Bank highlights the importance of data

Accurate data is indispensable for informed decisions and evidence-based policymaking. The economic transformation of developing countries in Asia over the past few generations has been well documented, wrote Yasuyuki Sawada and Elaine Tan, from the Asian Development Bank. According to Sawada — chief economist and director general, economic research and…

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Westpac recruits Afterpay as its first digital-as-service platform

12 months after first announcement, bank signs first digital deal. Westpac Group has signed Afterpay as the first partner on its new digital banking platform. The digital bank-as-a-service platform uses cloud-native technology from 10x Future Technologies and allows Westpac to work with leading companies to offer convenient and innovative banking…

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