DHL Asia Pacific meets COVID challenges with tech

Maintains its 2025 digital transformation strategy, despite pandemic. Global logistics company DHL Asia Pacific was recently awarded the IDC the 2020 Special Award for Resiliency at this year’s IDC Digital Transformation Awards (DX Awards). DHL Express’ digital transformation program was selected from over 1,200 entries received from organizations across Asia…

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Digital adoption patterns change dramatically

APAC businesses still feeling effect of COVID-19, as it impacts IT infrastructure planning. The latest Global Interconnection Index (GXI), study published by Equinix, shows that COVID-19 has already had a dramatic effect on how businesses are planning their digital infrastructure initiatives over the next three years. According to the report, digital service…

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APAC region still lags in digitalisation capability compared to mature markets

Less than 50 per cent of companies surveyed said they were digitally ready Singapore and Hong Kong were the most digital ready countries in the APAC region, followed by Indonesia. The results were released by Singaporean multinational banking and financial services company DBS from findings of its “DBS Digital Treasurer…

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Singapore Toursim Board turns to digital transformation

As global tourism numbers plummet, STB looks to technology to help transform the industry DBS Bank and the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) have partnered to use digital technology to stimulate domestic tourism demand in the immediate term, as well as drive cross-border demand and catalyse tourism industry development in the mid- to long-term. The partnership between STB…

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NZ meat procurer sets sights for future with digital transformation

Alliance Group transforms infrastructure to maximise efficiencies in the meat industry New Zealand farming co-operation, Alliance Group wants to ensure its technology infrastructure will be able to transform its commodity into premium export. However, unlike beef and venison, James Dring CIO at Alliance said, IT infrastructure doesn’t improve with age…

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Top five areas in digital commerce that COVID-19 will change

Gartner has identified long-term impacts and the need for IT leaders to learn about long-term impacts and reprioritisation of digital investments. Global research analyst firm Gartner has identified five areas of digital commerce that will change due to shifting customer buying behaviours and accelerated digital investment in response to the…

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