BHP forges strategic cloud partnership with Microsoft

Transforms global applications portfolio with Azure. Australian resource giant BHP has signed a multi-year strategic partnership with Microsoft to deploy Microsoft Azure as BHP’s preferred cloud for its global applications portfolio. The partnership will build on BHP’s existing Microsoft Cloud foundations with Office 365, Dynamics 365 and Azure, and will…

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Digital plan to help marine and offshore engineering industry

Enterprise Singapore and IMDA rollout digitalisation program. About 1,000 enterprises and 75,000 employees will be able to take advantage of the marine and offshore engineering (M&OE) industry digital plan (IDP) to overcome current industry challenges through digitalisation. This would allow M&OE enterprises to mitigate some of the impact brought about…

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MDEC releases digitalisation program for Malaysia

Announced just as the country heads into another lockdown. The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) has launched MDEC Innovation Exchange (MIX), a program designed to accelerate the digitalisation of the nation’s economy. MIX is part of the agency’s corporate innovation efforts aimed at empowering large corporates with value-added digital transformation…

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Seven-Eleven advances competitive data cloud strategy

Intelligent data platform, Seven Central, drives real-time responsiveness and innovation. Seven-Eleven Japan is advancing its digital transformation strategy with Seven Central, its data cloud platform built on Google Cloud that consolidates and analyses data from its 21,000 stores across the country to drive real-time business decision making. At its core,…

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CIOs: Organisations not prepared for another major disruption

Actionable insights from CIOs for CIOs on how to accelerate digital business transformation CIOs are thriving again – or at least most are. More than 80 per cent either drive business transformation or partner for it. Given the power of technology to enable new ways of working and competing, it…

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The digital transformation that is changing Hong Kong

It is cloud technology that is proving most critical to Hong Kong’s development . As the economic recession triggered by social unrest was compounded by the global pandemic, recruitment budgets for Hong Kong SAR businesses were constricted. However, as the economy has stabilised, hiring plans are being reappraised and the…

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DBS Hong Kong gears up digital innovation

Intelligent banking on-the-go with the enhanced DBS digibank HK app. DBS Hong Kong is doubling down on its digital banking capabilities amid surging digital adoption under the new normal.  As part of the bank’s continuous efforts to redefine banking, the overarching strategy. This is DBS digibanking’ remains on the forefront…

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Lines between CDOs and chief digital officers are becoming more and more blurred

Data and analytics leaders leading or heavily involved in digital transformation initiatives. About seventy-two percent of data and analytics (D&A) leaders with digital initiatives are either leading or heavily involved in their organisation’s digital transformation initiatives, according to Gartner’s sixth annual Chief Data Officer (CDO) survey. “The results indicate that…

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