Safexpress drives business transformation

Indian-based logistics company uses cognitive cloud native digital logistics platform. India’s Safexpress has deployed ‘PROPEL-i’, a bespoke, end-to-end cloud native logistics platform, to enable the company to attain agility in demand management. Developed in collaboration with IBM Global Business Services, the digital platform will also help Safeexpress obtain advanced and flexible…

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Blockchain technology keeps food chain ecosystem transparent

South Australian food organisations use blockchain platform to reduce traceability times from three days to three seconds. Australia meat processer and independent grocer investor in blockchain-based food ecosystem to trace the entire lifecycle of a food product, from region to plate, and update the record in real-time. Family-owned meat processor, Thomas…

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EGAT adopts AI to improve efficiency

IBM’s AI-powered enterprise asset management platform to help improve energy productivity and operational efficiency. The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT), Thailand’s largest power producer under the Ministry of Energy has selected IBM’s AI-powered enterprise asset management solutions to help manage the assets of its electric power plants. IBM’s AI-powered…

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Cyber attacks focused on frontline organisations focused on global COVID-19 responses

Asia-Pacific region accounted for 25 per cent of all cyber attacks Cyberattacks evolved in 2020 as threat actors sought to profit from the unprecedented socioeconomic, business, and political challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. In the recently released report, IBM Security X-Force 2020 found attackers pivoting to businesses that…

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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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