Catherine Jestin becomes Airbus’ EVP digital and information management

Moves from CIO position. Airbus SE  has appointed Catherine Jestin as Executive Vice President Digital and Information Management, effective 1 July 2021. In this role, Jestin will join the Executive Committee and report to Guillaume Faury, Airbus CEO. “This nomination comes at a time of particular importance for the digital…

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Japan Fair Trade Commission closes App Store investigation

“Reader” apps around the world link to an external website to set up or manage an account beginning early next year. The Japan Fair Trade Commission has closed an investigation, that will allow Apple to update coming to the App Store. The update will allow developers of “reader” apps to…

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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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A/NZ ICT spending stable

Despite COVID-19 turbulence. In 2020, ICT spending in Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) experienced stable growth despite the turbulence of the COVID-19 pandemic. Government stimulus initiatives measures and A/NZ businesses prior investment in digital transformation, played a key role in mitigating against the worst impact of the pandemic on business…

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Global government IT spending to grow 6.5 per cent in 2022

Software spending to maintain double-digit growth in 2022. Worldwide government IT spending is forecast to total $US557.3 billion in 2022, an increase of 6.5 per cent from 2021, according to the latest forecast by Gartner, Inc. “Governments will continue to accelerate investments in digital technologies to respond and recover from…

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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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AusNet Services invests in the future with technology

Cloud transformation, data, and AI for Australia energy infrastructure company. Diversified Australian energy infrastructure business AusNet Services has invested in a series of innovative applications to streamline operations and lift customer experiences as part of a digital overhaul with data and analytics at its heart. ASX-listed AusNet Services owns over…

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Indian university and chartered accountants team up to exchange knowledge

University of Technology joins with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) University of Technology has signed a memorandum of understanding with The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) set up by an Act of Parliament for leveraging each other’s expertise and domain knowledge in launching several programmes…

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