Vietnam’s VPBank modernises its systems

Aiming for growth in Singapore. Vietnam’s VPBank has used Finastra’s Fusion Kondor and Fusion Risk solutions to innovative and modernise its system, which will help bank to grow its financial markets division Singapore. Delivered through Finastra’s Fusion Adopt implementation program. The move to a modern system will enable the bank…

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Knight Frank ramps up IT team, including a new head of IT

IT division is essential to Knight Frank Australia’s business strategic growth. Real estate consultancy firm, Knight Frank Australia has appointed a number of staff for its national IT team. This includes, Darren Warner Head of IT – Australia, bringing with him 20 years’ experience in IT management roles and 11-plus…

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E-invoicing game changer for Singapore professional services

Improving efficiency of the invoicing cycle. Singapore’s Beaufort Corp believes the value proposition in e-invoicing is the ability to improves efficiency of the invoicing cycle from issuing the invoice to getting it digitally delivered straight to the customers’ accounting system. Beaufort Corp is a group of companies which provides professional…

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What it takes to be a CIO in Asia

They have had to rise to the challenge of quickly transitioning the workforce. The role of Chief Information Officer (CIOs) is currently faces an extremely fast-changing environment amid the speed of technology advancements. Current global events have pushed CIOs to establish themselves as a key part of the executive suite,…

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SingTel looks towards digital transformation and 5G post pandemic

COVID-19 drives strong interest and openness towards technology among customers. At SingTel’s 28th annual general meeting in late July the Singapore-based telecommunications provider detailed how COVID-19 had impacted its business, as well what technologies will help it move forward through the pandemic. According to the SingTel the drop-in business activities,…

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Digital Transformation in Hong Kong’s insurance sector will shape hiring trends

Financial services and insurance are still seeking critical hires to supplement their activities and digital transformation. The events of 2020 have directly impacted the permanent hiring market in Hong Kong as businesses reevaluate their financial resources and focus on curbing their spend. However, businesses in buoyant sectors like the financial…

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Digital workplaces take off as technology investment spared from soft economy

Organisations plan to increase spending by five per cent in 2020, to meet digital transformation needs. Organisations in Australia are turning their attention to business transformation to improve employee systems as the post-pandemic world increases the reliance on technology, according to a recent study from analyst firm Telsyte. The Telsyte…

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BeyondTrust Roundtable: Tackling Critical Microsoft Vulnerabilities

Sponsored content: Shifting from reactive to proactive security. With the disruptions in operations caused by the COVID-19 global pandemic, most organisations in the APAC region have been prioritising keeping the lights on. “They’ve been focused on keeping operational resilience and access to resources for employees who are obviously working from…

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Adobe, IBM and Red Hat drive digital transformation with hybrid Cloud

Three vendors partner to accelerate hybrid Cloud to regulated industries. Adobe, IBM and Red Hat have partnered to drive digital transformation and strengthen real-time data security for enterprises, with a focus on regulated industries. The intent of the vendors is to enable companies to deliver more personalised experiences across the…

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COVID-19’s impact on ICT budgets in APAC

Traditional technology spend is down, but digital transformation and remote working drive Cloud and collaboration tools. The global pandemic is still impacting ICT budgets in Asia Pacific region. According to analyst firm GlobalData Asia Pacific countries are seeing a decline of seven per cent to five per cent in ICT…

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