Emerging technology changing Singapore’s hiring landscape in 2021

The implementation of emerging tech is changing the very fabric of Singapore’s recruitment market. Digitalisation, machine learning and AI are changing how Singapore operates across a broad spectrum of industries. To stay relevant, prospective employees will need to develop their skillsets, according to recruiting experts Hays, as part of the…

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DBS launches in housing training

Incorporating a blended pedagogical approach tapping on both external experts as well as internally developed content and certifications. DBS has launched an in-house digital training institute to keep its 5,000-strong technology workforce updated with the most cutting-edge skills for the future. Dubbed the DBS Future Tech Academy, the training institute…

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CIOs need two critical personal characteristics in 2021

Companies prioritising two critical charactersitics in CIO hires. Seventy percent of hiring processes of new CIOs rank individual determination and sensitivity as two critical personal characteristics in 2021, according to Gartner. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to shift the landscape for how global CIOs manage, collaborate and respond to their stakeholders, so…

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Digital services spurs telematics solutions in construction and mining equipment

Digital solution providers to leverage from the current evolution in technologies in both mature and nascent markets. Research and Analyst firm, Frost & Sullivan finds that growth in infrastructure development and urbanisation projects, alternate powertrains, and the need for modern, compact, and rental equipment are top industry trends driving the…

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Daimler AG transforms IT operations model

Move affects regional offices including APAC German automobile company, Daimler AG will transform its IT operating model and infrastructure landscape across workplace services, service desk, data centre, networks, and SAP Basis. Daimler will partner with Infosys to enable the company to deepen its focus on software engineering and to establish…

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Australia ICT sector must do more for diversity

Non-profit organisation calling for the ICT industry to address gender diversity, discrimination, and sexual harassment. Australian employee association registered organisation, Professionals Australia is calling on the information and communication technology (ICT) sector to do more to address gender diversity, discrimination, and sexual harassment against women. The call comes after the ICT…

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Malaysia sees uptick of spending on communication and collaboration software

Other ICT spending declined in 2020. While the enterprise spending on most ICT solutions in Malaysia declined in 2020 due to the COVID-19 crisis, the communications and collaboration software market in the country bucked the trend and registered a year-on-year (Y-o-Y) growth of 19.1 per cent, finds GlobalData, a leading…

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