Safexpress drives business transformation

Indian-based logistics company uses cognitive cloud native digital logistics platform. India’s Safexpress has deployed ‘PROPEL-i’, a bespoke, end-to-end cloud native logistics platform, to enable the company to attain agility in demand management. Developed in collaboration with IBM Global Business Services, the digital platform will also help Safeexpress obtain advanced and flexible…

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Expansion beyond borders priority for APAC businesses

Streamlining the way the future of work opeartes with technology is key enabler to a modern workplace. Asia Pacific (APAC) business decision makers are calibrating their digital transformation strategies while balancing cost management initiatives and plans for growth in new markets. In a recently released report, The APAC Transformation Vision: Balancing…

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Malaysia pushes digital upskilling to boost digital initiatives

Continuing trend that has likely been cemented by the pandemic. The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) newly released initiative, MyDigitalWorkForce Work In Tech (MYWiT) initiative, a training and hiring incentive program, aimed at boosting the digital business services sector as well as developing quality tech talents in Malaysia. This initiative…

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Bank Indonesia strengthens financial digitalisation

Develops retail payment system infrastructure and standardised open API. Bank Indonesia (BI) has accelerated the digitalisation of the national economy and finance through the development of a real- time and round-the-clock retail payment system infrastructure with BI FAST, and the preparation of Open Application Programming Interfaces (Open API) Standards for Payments industry players. Both initiatives are implementations of the Blueprint Indonesia…

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The technologies transforming the finance sector

Jacqueline Loh deputy managing director Monetary Authority of Singapore talks about innovation. Innovation is transforming the financial sector. Digitalisation of financial services has made it easier for financial institutions to expand their global footprint, opened the door to new players, and set the stage for increasing cross-border connectivity. The adoption…

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Enterprises in APAC leverage digital infrastructure

For resilient business operations. Future Enterprises will require modern digital infrastructure that is highly resilient, flexible, agile, and infinitely scalable to deliver digitally enabled products, services, and pervasive experiences. Cloud-centric platforms and technologies which can deliver autonomous IT service capabilities with ubiquitous experience across deployment models will be the keystones…

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Malaysia pushes digital initiatives forward with chief digital business officer

Newly created role to chart new digital business strategies and development initiatives. The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) has brought on board Aiza Azreen Ahmad in the newly-created role as Chief Digital Business Officer (CDBO). MDEC is a government agency under the purview of the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia…

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Bangkok Bank progresses its digital roadmap 

Thai financial service provider outlines several digital initiatives in early 2021. Bangkok Bank is progressing its roadmap to create digital experiences by connecting online-offline platforms to provide customers with easy and smooth services. The Bank has extended its banking agents through Counter Service to 12,500 7-Eleven stores nationwide which will…

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