Digital payments in India projected to reach $US10 trillion

Value of digital payments in India to increase three-fold. PhonePe, India’s leading digital payments company, in collaboration with Boston Consulting Group (BCG), today unveiled a report titled, “Digital payments in India: A $US10 trillion opportunity”. The report leverages BCG’s industry expertise in payments and the fintech domain, along with PhonePe’s deep insights and expertise as the…

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Transforming accounting close process with digital tech

Process resilience is key to a digital-ready accounting close. Three quarters of finance organizations are wasting time and resources by trying to optimize accounting close processes before they have established the ability to absorb the effects of new technologies and new ways of working. “Corporate controllers have a once-in-a-generation chance…

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Certis launches digital campaign

Firm’s ongoing transformation includes digital upskilling for employees. Certis will boost its technology (tech) workforce hiring to develop more innovative, smart security solutions incorporating internet of things, robotics, and artificial intelligence to support the increased digitalisation amongst existing and potential customers following the pandemic. Asia’s leading smart security and integrated services…

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Singapore grows trust in the digital environment

National Digital Trust Centre and co-creates the future of AI standards and governance. Josephine Teo, Singapore’s Minister for Communications, and Information announced the launch of the Digital Trust Centre (DTC) to lead Singapore’s research and development efforts for trust technologies, and support talent development in this space. She highlighted that as technology evolves, new…

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Modernizing the international payment system

Securing an international monetary system fit for the digital age. The system of rules, mechanisms, and institutions that govern monetary arrangements and capital flows between countries has developed over the decades. And to continue promoting financial stability and economic development everywhere, it must continue to evolve and adapt in a rapidly…

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BlueScope improves plant and energy efficiency

The team is now partnering with Microsoft. BlueScope is collaborating with Microsoft to deliver smart manufacturing solutions, applying digital technologies and skills to strengthen plant productivity and energy efficiency BlueScope, a global steel manufacturer, is embracing digital as a strategic priority. Since mobilising its global digital program in 2019, BlueScope…

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A/NZ software market grew 17.5 per cent in 2021

Organisations respond to customer demands by boosting digital capabilities. The A/NZ software market grew 17.5 per cent year-on-year in 2021, accelerated from 8.5 per cent growth in 2020. This was driven by investment in key technological capabilities to build digitally enabled operations that help realise value for the organisation and…

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MDEC launches digital content creator’s challenge

Up to RM100,000 worth of prize money available. Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), Malaysia’s lead digital economy agency, has launched the Digital Content Creators Challenge (DC3) for 2022. Started in 2006, DC3 is one of the platforms that provides seed funding for creative content developers to create portfolio or intellectual…

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Three key security challenges facing the Australian insurance industry 

Modern technologies provide transformational improvements. Modern technologies have brought a wealth of benefits to the insurance industry including improving the customer experience and the way businesses operate. New technologies can streamline processes, complete assessments faster, save employees’ time and costs, and let insurers and assessors deliver a more positive experience…

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