IMDA looks to IBM to trains Singaporeans in emerging tech areas

Aims to meet the demand for technology consulting and deep technical skills. Singapore’s Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) has turned to IBM to hire and train 300 Singaporean professionals over the next four years in emerging tech areas. They will be trained under the TechSkills Accelerator (TeSA) Company-Led Training programme…

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Bank of Thailand launches Government savings bond on IBM Blockchain Technology

US$1.6B US in government savings bonds were sy sold within two weeks of launch Bank of Thailand (BOT), the central bank, has launched one of the world’s first blockchain-based platform for government savings bonds issuing a total of $1.6B USD within two weeks. Leveraging blockchain technology on the secured IBM Cloud, the platform allows…

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Traditional barriers to digital acceleration fall away

Post pandemic lockdown sees acceleration of digital projects. A new IBM study of global C-suite executives revealed that nearly six in ten responding organisations have accelerated their digital transformations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Traditional and perceived barriers like technology immaturity and employee opposition to change have fallen away –…

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Adobe, IBM and Red Hat drive digital transformation with hybrid Cloud

Three vendors partner to accelerate hybrid Cloud to regulated industries. Adobe, IBM and Red Hat have partnered to drive digital transformation and strengthen real-time data security for enterprises, with a focus on regulated industries. The intent of the vendors is to enable companies to deliver more personalised experiences across the…

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IBM and Verizon Business to collaborate on 5G and AI solutions at the enterprise edge 

First solutions to be aimed at helping improve industrial quality, availability and performance. Verizon Business and IBM will collaborate to work together on 5G and edge computing innovation to help enable the future of Industry 4.0. The companies plan to combine the high speed and low latency of Verizon’s 5G…

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Ponemon Institute finds organisations security playbook ad-hoc

Ponemon Institute shows businesses’ effectiveness in preparing for and responding to cyberattacks have improved. While organisations surveyed by the Ponemon Institute have slowly improved in their ability to plan for, detect and respond to cyberattacks over the past five years, their ability to contain an attack has declined by 13…

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