DHL Asia Pacific meets COVID challenges with tech

Maintains its 2025 digital transformation strategy, despite pandemic. Global logistics company DHL Asia Pacific was recently awarded the IDC the 2020 Special Award for Resiliency at this year’s IDC Digital Transformation Awards (DX Awards). DHL Express’ digital transformation program was selected from over 1,200 entries received from organizations across Asia…

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Digital adoption patterns change dramatically

APAC businesses still feeling effect of COVID-19, as it impacts IT infrastructure planning. The latest Global Interconnection Index (GXI), study published by Equinix, shows that COVID-19 has already had a dramatic effect on how businesses are planning their digital infrastructure initiatives over the next three years. According to the report, digital service…

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NZ meat procurer sets sights for future with digital transformation

Alliance Group transforms infrastructure to maximise efficiencies in the meat industry New Zealand farming co-operation, Alliance Group wants to ensure its technology infrastructure will be able to transform its commodity into premium export. However, unlike beef and venison, James Dring CIO at Alliance said, IT infrastructure doesn’t improve with age…

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Top five areas in digital commerce that COVID-19 will change

Gartner has identified long-term impacts and the need for IT leaders to learn about long-term impacts and reprioritisation of digital investments. Global research analyst firm Gartner has identified five areas of digital commerce that will change due to shifting customer buying behaviours and accelerated digital investment in response to the…

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P&G to accelerate Singapore’s digital transformation

Digital focus to help drive Singapore economy. Procter & Gamble has announced the iFuture digital capability program to further accelerate digital innovation in Singapore, supported by the Economic Digital Board. Through iFuture, P&G will work to advance smart capabilities and tools to position Singapore and P&G for resilience and future…

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Fujitsu initiates internal digital transformation project

Tech company will launch its company-wide DX project with 100 billion Japanese Yen investment Aiming to strengthen competitiveness in the digital age, Fujitsu has launched an internal company-wide DX project in October 2020. The project, dubbed Fujitra (Fujitsu Transformation) aims at a complete revaluation and shift in business processes, organisations, and…

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Traditional barriers to digital acceleration fall away

Post pandemic lockdown sees acceleration of digital projects. A new IBM study of global C-suite executives revealed that nearly six in ten responding organisations have accelerated their digital transformations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Traditional and perceived barriers like technology immaturity and employee opposition to change have fallen away –…

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Three key areas of recruitment growth in the Japanese technology industry

Focus on cybersecurity, data analytics, and IT infrastructure to drive digital transformation. COVID-19 has changed the way Japan views digital technology. Employees are work remotely and, traditional working styles are being forced to undergo dramatic changes that can be likened to crustal movements . Japnese companies are focusing on improving the digital environment to…

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The value of transparency for CIOs

Andrew Matuszczak, former CIO/CTO at Wesfarmers gives his thoughts on what giving everyone access to a central source does for a company’s transformation. According to Wesfarmer’s former CIO/CTO Andrew Matuszczak there are many companies out there that have spent a lot of money doing things on the shiny frontend and…

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