Singapore to build a foundation of trust

Government says digital transformation requires security. Singapore will commit another $50 million over the next five years to bolster its digital trust capabilities. According to Josephine Teo Minister for Communications and Information, this initiative will bring together industry players, research institutions, and institutes of higher learning to drive research and…

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Republic of Maldives builds resilience

Embraces technology from for cross-government agency collaboration. The Government of Maldives will look towards technology to help it become more efficient and be better positioned to deliver on their mission service to their citizens. The Republic of Maldives’ vision for technology is to use it to facilitate progress and convenience…

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APAC drives public cloud services spending

Market will be worth US$124B by 2025 The COVID-19 crisis led most enterprises in APAC (excl. Japan) region to prioritise digital infrastructure resiliency investments to ensure long-term business resiliency and success. Public cloud services are building blocks that enable this with flexibility and quick deployment, allowing agility in IT operations.…

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Growing importance of developers to the modern enterprise

Developers have insights into how the operational efficiency can be improved. Developers are not only the architects and visionaries of digital transformation but also have end-to-end line of sight into the processes that govern the manufacture of digital solutions, states IDC’s annual survey of software developers, DevOps professionals, IT decision…

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APAC organisations ramping up CX investments

This excludes Japan. In the new normal, organizations must address rising privacy concerns and regulatory scrutiny to capture the opportunities presented by increased customer data availability. According to IDC’s latest report Bridging Digital Trustworthiness Gaps to Address the Privacy-Versus-Value Dichotomy, organizations must increase capabilities required for digital trustworthiness, such as expertise…

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What do Australian CEOs want from the company’s tech strategy?

  Cyber threats tops CEO concerns, followed by prioritising digital transformation over the next three years. As technology pervades every part of an organisations CEOs are more aware of the growing needs of the technology issues that govern their business, with a growing number of Australian CEOs fearing cyber threats…

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Digital plan to help marine and offshore engineering industry

Enterprise Singapore and IMDA rollout digitalisation program. About 1,000 enterprises and 75,000 employees will be able to take advantage of the marine and offshore engineering (M&OE) industry digital plan (IDP) to overcome current industry challenges through digitalisation. This would allow M&OE enterprises to mitigate some of the impact brought about…

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CIOs: Organisations not prepared for another major disruption

Actionable insights from CIOs for CIOs on how to accelerate digital business transformation CIOs are thriving again – or at least most are. More than 80 per cent either drive business transformation or partner for it. Given the power of technology to enable new ways of working and competing, it…

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The digital transformation that is changing Hong Kong

It is cloud technology that is proving most critical to Hong Kong’s development . As the economic recession triggered by social unrest was compounded by the global pandemic, recruitment budgets for Hong Kong SAR businesses were constricted. However, as the economy has stabilised, hiring plans are being reappraised and the…

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MAS commits S$42m to spur tech adoption in the financial sector

Aiming to promote the adoption and integration of technology solutions in the risk management and compliance functions of FIs. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced today a new Regulatory Technology (RegTech) grant scheme and an enhancement of the Digital Acceleration Grant (DAG) scheme to accelerate technology adoption in the…

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