Emerging technologies spurring innovation through trust, growth and change

NFT, Quantum ML, generative AI, homomorphic encryption and composable applications and networks. Engineering trust, accelerating growth, and sculpting change are the three overarching trends on the Gartner, Inc. Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2021 that will drive organizations to explore emerging technologies such as nonfungible tokens (NFT), sovereign cloud, data fabric, generative…

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Enterprises increasingly utilising AIOps to optimise infrastructure operations

Global 2000 IT organisations will have adopted automated operations practices to transform their IT workforce. Artificial intelligence for IT operations (AIOps) refers to the application of AI/machine learning (ML) and big data and analytics in an intelligent and highly automated manner to address the challenges of modern infrastructure management. The…

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Fintech and digitalisation as growth drivers of China’s securities industry

KPMG report highlights institutions embrace digital transformation in the face of increased competition. Capital market reforms are presenting opportunities for Mainland China’s securities industry, with companies that embrace fintech and digitalisation best positioned for long-term growth, according to KPMG analysis. The 15th annual Mainland China Securities Survey analyses the industry…

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Sun Life transforms its digital services 

Strengthens its digital leadership team in Asia. Sun Life became the first company in Canada to launch an immersive cloud skills training program, which is now available to Sun Life employees. Dubbed “Catalysts for Cloud” and using the AWS Skills Guild, a comprehensive skills enablement program to build cloud fluency,…

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Malaysia growth in digital technology generates huge demand for talent

Opportunity to be a regional digital hub leading the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Despite job market uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Hays, a in specialist recruitment, reported that businesses in Malaysia expect business activity to increase by 54 per cent this year in their 2021 Hays Asia Salary Guide. Forming…

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DHL Supply Chain makes strategic leadership appointments in Asia

Industry veterans who have proven track records brought on board. DHL Supply Chain, the world’s leading contract logistics provider and a business division under Deutsche Post DHL Group, has appointed Noel Singgih as its Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Michael Lai as Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Asia Pacific. Both…

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Singapore pushes digital plans to help PCM industry

Guide to help PCM enterprises assess their digital readiness and identify suitable digital solutions. More than 500 businesses and 30,000 employees can now leverage the Process Construction & Maintenance (PCM) Industry Digital Plan (IDP) to build digital capabilities and mitigate some of the current challenges faced by the industry. Jointly led by Enterprise…

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Chubu Electric Power Group to drive digital transformation

Japanese energy company creates new data analytics unit. Chuba Electric Power Group’s Tsunagu Community Analytics will support a group-wide operations overhaul and creation of new services. Tsunagu was established to provide Chubu Electric with advanced data analytics capabilities as part of its goal of enhancing the operations of its various…

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New business opportunities between Singapore and China in the digital economy

Cross border digital collaborations pave the way. Singapore and Chongqing businesses have signed an agreement to further cross border digital collaborations in a wide range of sectors, including manufacturing, trade and logistics, and healthcare. These agreements are built on the back of deepened bilateral relation between Chongqing and Singapore to…

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