Origin Energy accelerates innovation

Hones project managers’ 20:20 hindsight. In any given year, Origin Energy has more than 100 projects on the go across Australia, spanning technology, exploration, construction, maintenance and renewables. The company invests significantly to support these projects, and reinforces its strong learning culture with extensive education and training programs for employees.…

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Askari Bank Limited and SAS partner

The solutions will enable the bank to elevate the efficiency of their services. Askari Bank Limited, a leading banking institution in Pakistan, has optimized its Compliance and Risk processes through automation to strengthen regulatory compliance by collaborating with industry leader SAS. By using Governance & Compliance Manager (SAS GCM) Solutions from…

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Three technology trends gaining traction in banking and investment services

Firms Will Spend US$623 Billion on Technology Products and Services in 2022. Generative artificial intelligence (AI), autonomic systems and privacy-enhancing computation are three technology trends gaining traction in banking and investment services in 2022, according to Gartner. These trends will continue to grow over the next two to three years,…

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PC market grew by 15.9 per cent in 2021

Some countries continued to be subject to strict lockdowns throughout 2021. The traditional PC market (Desktops, Notebooks, and Workstations) in the Asia/Pacific (including Japan and China) region posted a 15.9 per cent year-over-year (YoY) increase in 2021, reaching 120.3M units, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Quarterly Personal Computing Devices…

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60 per cent of CMOs have centralized some or all their function

Analysts caution that centralization should not be seen as an organizational panacea. Sixty per cent of marketing organizations have centralized some or all their functions, according to a survey by Gartner, Inc. Chief marketing officers (CMOs) cited operational excellence issues — such as prioritization, workflows, and collaboration — as the…

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Main decision makers for emerging technology investments

ET purchase decisions are no longer solely made and influenced by IT. Fifty-three percent of organizations report their board of directors are among the main decision makers for emerging technology (ET) investments, just behind chief information officers (CIOs) and chief technology officers (CTOs), according to a recent Gartner, Inc. survey. Gartner surveyed 500 global…

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Cloud providers key to driving smarter cities in Asia

Tencent Cloud empowers businesses and governments. At this year’s Technology for Change Week Asia, Tencent Cloud discussed the increasingly critical role the private sector plays in driving digital transformation, as Asia moves towards smart cities. Tencent Cloud believes that private sector stakeholders continue to be invaluable in fostering a vibrant, sustainable digital ecosystem in Asia. Speaking at…

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Australians open to the metaverse at work

Social and entertainment to follow as more join the community. The Telsyte Australian Digital Consumer Study 2022 found while it is still early days for the “metaverse” with only 21 per cent aware of the concept, there are immediate opportunities for businesses to explore metaverses if it can demonstrate improved productivity, collaboration,…

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Impact of the Russia-Ukraine war on global ICT markets

The information and communications technology (ICT) market has also been affected by the conflict. The Russian invasion of Ukraine and the resulting diplomatic and economic response have led to a critical turning point for Europe and the world. The information and communications technology (ICT) market has also been affected by…

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