Vast opportunities for digital healthcare in APAC

Perfect conditions for digital health innovation across the region. In the wake of COVID-19, regulatory fragmentation, competing priorities and knowledge gaps are all currently creating impediments to the much-needed development of digital healthcare in the Asia Pacific region. In a recently released report by global law firm Baker McKenzie’s Hyper-Hybridity:…

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Banks in China must strengthen resilience and accelerate transformation

Financial institutions need to enhance the resilience of capital, technology and talent. Over the past nine months, the COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped the banking industry across multiple dimensions, by ushering in a new competitive landscape, prompting a new wave of innovation, and accelerating digitization in almost every sphere of banking…

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Stellantis CIO joins the board for US health plan company

Will bring experience and expertise with digital transformation to improve access to quality health care. Mamatha Chamarthi, chief information officer at Stellantis – North America and Asia Pacific (formerly FCA), has joined the board of US-based nonprofit health plan company, Health Alliance Plan. Currently Chamarthi oversees digital transformation initiatives as well as all information technology…

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Manulife Investment Management to push out more digital services

Commitment to expanding its digitally enabled distribution capability. Hong Kong based Manulife Investment Management has moved its chief marketing officer, Grace Ho to become the head of direct digital business and portfolios in Asia. The newly created role reflects the firm’s commitment to expanding its digitally enabled distribution capability to embrace…

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DBS to launch full-service digital exchange

Providing tokenisation, trading, and custody ecosystem for digital assets. DBS recently announced that it will set up a digital exchange, enabling Institutional Investors and Accredited Investors to tap into a fully integrated tokenisation, trading and custody ecosystem for digital assets. With the DBS Digital Exchange, DBS will leverage blockchain technology…

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Employees want to be part of the DX journey

General staff want to take part of digital transformation, but fear they are being left behind. While businesses are doubling down on digital transformation (DX), new research from Futurum Research found that organisational leaders are leaving many of their employees behind in the process. The study revealed that 94 per cent of…

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DigiBankASIA banks on digitalisation for UNO

Creating a digital bank that adapts itself to every user. DigiBankASIA is upgrading the digital engagement banking platform solution for its branded names UNObank. Banking software provider, Backbase has been selected, along with partners Mambu and Amazon Web Services (AWS), to deliver a full spectrum of digital financial services for…

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