APAC leads the shift to digital-first

1 in 3 companies generating more than 30 per cent revenues from digital products and services by 2023. The unprecedented rate of digital transformation (DX) acceleration over the past year has ushered in a digital-first world, powered by an increasingly digital-first economy with Asia/Pacific organizations at its forefront. Such an…

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A/NZ ICT spending stable

Despite COVID-19 turbulence. In 2020, ICT spending in Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) experienced stable growth despite the turbulence of the COVID-19 pandemic. Government stimulus initiatives measures and A/NZ businesses prior investment in digital transformation, played a key role in mitigating against the worst impact of the pandemic on business…

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ASEAN businesses pivot to work from anywhere

Managed services buying criteria evolves. The rapid deployments of new technologies to enable remote working in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic is creating new challenges for enterprises across the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and changing their buying criteria in managed services. In analyst firm GlobalData’s recently released…

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ICT workers in Singapore get further COVID-19 safety requirements

Ministry of Manpower, together with SNEF and NTUC, updates the workplace safe management measures and requirements. Employers and businesses will need to put in place the latest updates to the workplace safe management measures and requirements that employers and businesses will need to put in place. All employers and businesses,…

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Expansion beyond borders priority for APAC businesses

Streamlining the way the future of work opeartes with technology is key enabler to a modern workplace. Asia Pacific (APAC) business decision makers are calibrating their digital transformation strategies while balancing cost management initiatives and plans for growth in new markets. In a recently released report, The APAC Transformation Vision: Balancing…

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Australian Defence Force spends US$25M on ICT support

This includes support for the ADF Chief Information Officer Group (CIOG), in Canberra, Sydney and Brisbane. The Australian Defence Force has awarded a US$25 million contract to KBR for sustainment services for the Australian Defence Force (ADF) Secure Deployed Networks, including Naval, Special Operations, Land and Coalition networks. These services…

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Innovation and digital transformation drives transformation in India

India’s ICT Spending to grow by over 10 per cent to reach US$91 billion in 2021. Enterprises’ focus during the current pandemic to ensure future growth, innovation, and resilience is helping to revive Indian ICT spend to a strong positive outlook in 2021. International Data Corporation (IDC) forecasts India’s ICT Spending…

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Bangladesh Govt. aims to digitise 90 per cent of services by the end of 2021

A strong ICT infrastructure has been built in the country in the last 12 years. Bangladesh State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Junaid Ahmed Palak said the government is working towards ensuring internet access for all by 2021 and digitizing 90 per cent of government services. Speaking at…

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Top five predictions for enterprise ICT in ASEAN

Enterprises are reworking its technology priorities to ensure business continuity. Enterprises across the ASEAN are reshuffling their ICT priorities in 2020 to urgently address the COVID-19 impact. Against this backdrop, cloud, networking, mobility, communications, and security have been shortlisted for the top five predictions based on their market potential and…

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Australia ICT sector must do more for diversity

Non-profit organisation calling for the ICT industry to address gender diversity, discrimination, and sexual harassment. Australian employee association registered organisation, Professionals Australia is calling on the information and communication technology (ICT) sector to do more to address gender diversity, discrimination, and sexual harassment against women. The call comes after the ICT…

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