Macquarie Bank enters into new venture to create a BTR platform

Promoting inclusivity and sustainability. Property executives Matt Berg and Dan McLennan have joined forces in a venture with Macquarie Asset Management to launch Local, a new build-to-rent platform designed to create positive change in the Australian housing market, incorporating impact housing and targeting zero carbon emissions. Local is focussed on…

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MSC Malaysia to accelerate nationwide participation in the digital economy

Enhancementswill extend benefits of digital economy throughout the country and establish Malaysia as the region’s preferred Digital Nomad Hub. Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), Malaysia’s lead digital economy agency, is set to revamp and rebrand the MSC Malaysia initiative as it marks its 25th anniversary this year. The new and improved…

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Shifting focus from efficiency to adaptive resilience to exploit new opportunities

Explorig how I&O builds resilient systems and teams. In a world where constant change is becoming routine, Gartner said that infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders must shift their traditional focus from efficiency to one of adaptive resilience. “I&O leaders must re-imagine how they manage their talent, their platforms and operations,…

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Singapore’s digital plan to help Precision Engineering industry

Businesses expected to benefit from the guide rolled out by Enterprise Singapore and IMDA. About 2,700 businesses and 101,000 employees can now tap the Precision Engineering Industry Digital Plan (IDP) to drive productivity and transform through digitalisation. Jointly led by Enterprise Singapore (ESG) and the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), in partnership with…

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Top priorities for supply chain leaders in Australia

Sustainability, digitisation, and eCommerce top priorities.  As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt and challenge global supply chains, new research shows that Australian businesses are directing their focus to sustainability, digitisation and preparing for a permanent world of eCommerce. According to Australia’s first Supply Chain Leaders Sentiment Report, produced as supply…

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Australia enterprise mobility market to reach $US1.4bn in 2025

Driven by adoption of remote working strategy by enterprises considering the second wave of COVID-19. The total addressable market size of the enterprise mobility in Australia, in terms of spending opportunity, is set to reach $US1.4bn in 2025 with enterprises proactively allowing employees to use mobile devices for remote work…

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World’s first digital trade financing pilot between MLETR-harmonised jurisdictions

Paves the way for wider adoption of IMDA’s TradeTrust framework. Singapore’s Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), in collaboration with commercial partners DBS Bank, Emirates NBD and Standard Chartered, have successfully concluded…

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India IT services market grows by 7.3 per cent

Indian enterprises continuing to invest in digital transformation. The Indian IT & Business Services market was valued at USD 6.96 Billion and recorded a 6.4 per cent year-over-year (YoY) growth in 1H2021 (Jan-Jun) compared to 5.1 per cent in 1H2020, according to the International Data Corporation’s (IDC) Worldwide Semi-annual Services Tracker.…

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DBS Digital Exchange sees growing business momentum

DDEx participants include banks, a Central Bank and other digital asset exchanges. DBS announced today that its digital asset ecosystem, anchored by the DBS Digital Exchange (DDEx), has enjoyed strong business momentum since it went operational 24/7 in August this year. In the two full months since, DDEx recorded trading…

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