Banking and financial services organisations ratchet up ICT spending

Bid to become digitally resilient. Over 70% of banking, financial services, and insurance (BFSI) organizations across the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa (META) region plan to invest in scaling up their digital platform experiences over the next 12-18 months. That’s according to the latest research from International Data Corporation (IDC),…

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MDEC’s business mission to Jakarta

Malaysian tech companies and other agencies to follow up on opportunities. Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), through its recent Business Mission to Indonesia, has garnered over RM100 million in qualified digital opportunities. This is MDEC’s first Business Mission to Indonesia since borders were reopened in March 2022. Held from 16…

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Indonesia begins digital transformation journey with a data centre partner

Joint Venture Between IOH, Lintasarta and BDx. Following the completion of a $US300M joint venture agreement with PT Indosat Tbk (Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison or IOH) and PT Aplikanusa Lintasarta, Big Data Exchange (BDx), a leading data center solutions provider in Asia-Pacific, announces the launch of BDx Indonesia. With the announcement, BDx Indonesia assumes the operations of…

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Guizhou opens a new chapter of digital economy

Guizhou’s big data industry has once again gathered the world’s attention. China has approved a mega-project approved for data clusters, indicating that its strategy to channel more computing resources from the country’s eastern regions to its less developed yet resource-rich western regions is in full swing. As the main force of…

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Worldwide digital transformation investments to reach $US1.8 trillion

Operational investments stand out among the 51 strategic priorities. Global spending on the digital transformation (DX) of business practices, products, and organizations is forecast to reach $US1.8 trillion in 2022, an increase of 17.6 per cent over 2021. According to a new update to the International Data Corporation Worldwide Digital…

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Transition from intuition-based to data-driven decision making

CSOs must identify the most valuable technologies. By 2026, 65 per cent of B2B sales organizations will transition from intuition-based to data-driven decision making, using technology that unites workflow, data, and analytics, according to Gartner, Inc. The market is growing rapidly with the rush to virtual selling due to the…

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CSCOs turned to tech to get through COVID-19 disruptions

Leaders turn to data and new technologies to achieve it. A recent study from IBM and Celonis on supply chain resiliency, Chief Supply Chain Officers (CSCOs) recognize the critical role that hybrid cloud, AI, process mining and execution management play in helping them overcome the disruptions they’ve faced over the…

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Australian Department of Defence boosts tech capabilities

OneDefence Data Program, which will ensure Defence can better manage data. Simulation software to boost Army’s Future Ready Training The Australian Army’s Future Ready Training is set to receive a boost, with the Assistant Minister for Defence, the Hon Andrew Hastie MP today announcing that a $17.6 million contract has…

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Metaverse discussed by 40 per cent more companies

Companies worldwide are continuing to talk about the metaverse. Companies worldwide are continuing to talk about the metaverse, according to GlobalData, which found that 40 per cent more companies mentioned ‘Metaverse’ in their company filings documents quarter-on-quarter. The Leading data and analytics company’s ‘Company Filing Analytics’ database reveals that mentions…

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