Supply chain technology adoption accelerates to increase visibility and support sustainability

Customer requirements are also changing as they have adapted to eCommerce. The pandemic will continue to impact global and regional supply chains through 2022 due to factory shutdowns, transportation constraints, demand fluctuations, and supply constraints. These challenges place pressure on manufacturing, inventory availability, and last-mile delivery, resulting in increased technology…

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Supply chain decisions will be made across intelligent edge ecosystems through 2025

Smart intralogistics robots will become part of most large enterprises. Driven by evolving data communications networks, including 5G, Gartner, Inc. predicts that 25 per cent of supply chain decisions will be made across intelligent edge ecosystems through 2025. “Historically, digital supply chain investments prioritized large-scale, centralized applications in domains such as manufacturing…

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Hybrid-first work models deployment in more than half of Asia

It is critical that organisations introduce new approaches to improve their businesses operations. Projections show that by 2023, digital transformation and business volatility will drive 55 per cent of A2000 organizations to deploy remote or hybrid-first work models, redefining work processes and engaging diverse talent pools. Organizations to fit in…

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Successful edge computing depends on a symbiotic edge

Core to workload relationship Edge computing is comprised of IT infrastructure and applications deployed outside of core data centres to support data gathering and analysis closer to the source. To compete in a digital-first world, organizations are prioritizing investments in digital tools to augment physical spaces and assets and enable…

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Cloud infrastructure spending increased in third quarter of 2021

Overall growth expected. International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Enterprise Infrastructure Tracker: Buyer and Cloud Deployment, spending on compute and storage infrastructure products for cloud infrastructure, including dedicated and shared environments, increased 6.6% year over year in the third quarter of 2021 (3Q21) to $18.6 billion. This increase resumes the trend…

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Internet of Things spending in APAC to reach US$437B in 2025

Growth is driven by increased adoption of location tracking, facial recognition, remote working, etc. Asia Pacific spending on Internet of Things (IoT) will expand by 9.6% in 2021, accelerating from 1.5% in 2020. The latest release of IDC’s Worldwide Semiannual Internet of Things Spending Guide indicates a gradual growth of IoT…

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India software market revenues forecast to surpass US$8.2B

Most of the enterprises have already reached the pre-pandemic normalcy levels. the India software market is estimated to surpass US$8.2 billion by the end of the calendar year 2021. India software market was pegged at US$4.0 billion in 1H21, registering a growth of 15.9% year-over-year (YoY) compared to 1H20. India…

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Worldwide software-defined infrastructure software revenues total $US6.5B

Worldwide Software-Defined Infrastructure Software Revenues Total $US6.5 billion in 1H21 According to the International Data Corporation Worldwide Semiannual Software-Defined Infrastructure Tracker, the worldwide software-defined infrastructure (SDI) software market reached $US6.5 billion during the first half of the year in 2021, a 10.7 per cent increase from same period in 2020.…

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DBS Bank India introduces an industry-first digital and paperless trade financing solution

Eway bill verification for digitising and simplifying trade transactions. DBS has completed its first end-to-end digital Purchase Invoice Finance (PIF) transaction for Lincon Polymers Pvt. Ltd. In the current environment, there is a need to drive digitised trade for corporate customers to reduce processing turnaround time and drive businesses efficiently.…

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