Uptick in global company sentiment in 2021 amidst digital optimism

Vietnam emerged as a trending country in 2021. Business sentiment continues to show a strong recovery, with 2021 witnessing the highest gain in the past four years on account of positivity around key digital themes and an optimistic outlook. The earnings call transcript sentiment of companies shows 8 per cent…

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CIOs to enterprises: Embrace business composability in 2022

Thrive through disruption in 2022 and beyond. Business composability is the mindset, technologies, and set of operating capabilities that enable organizations to innovate and adapt quickly to changing business needs. It is built on applying the key principle of modularity to business assets to achieve the scale and pace required of…

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Addressing sustainability challenges and commercial success correlate

Key example of this in the telecoms sector. It is becoming evident that addressing environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues is not only beneficial to the planet and society, but also makes commercial sense. Robert Pritchard, Senior Technology Analyst at GlobalData, highlights a key example of this in the telecoms sector.…

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Remote work spur APAC network security

Expected to maintain its strong growth momentum. Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis of the Asia-Pacific (APAC) network security (NWS) market finds that the increasing acceptance of remote work and adoption of cloud, the remote workplace, collaboration, and security are driving growth. The emergency adoption of remote work due to the pandemic has led…

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CFO’s technology priorities

Profound potential impact on finance operations Hyper automation and intelligent composable business are the top strategic trends that CFOs should immediately address, according to Gartner, Inc. “These trends reflect the need for finance leaders to quickly and efficiently adjust to rapidly changing business conditions,” said Alejandra Lozada, senior director, research…

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Indonesia PC market grows 50 per cent YoY in first quarter 2021

However ongoing shortages continue to affect shipments. The Indonesia PC market (desktops, notebooks, workstations) grew by 50 per cent in 1H21 year over year (YoY), with a total of 2.06 million units shipped into the country during the first six months of 2021, according to the latest International Data Corporation…

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Nine Pillars of “future power enterprise”

Will be crucial to transforming business, organization, and technology in APAC. Renewables are changing the traditional energy landscape and significantly impacting operations, customer engagement, and business models. As a result, power enterprises face increased pressure that also affects investment choices, competitive dynamics, and ecosystems. IDC’s report titled A Framework for the…

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Worldwide IT spending to grow 9 per cent in 2021

Technology spending enters a new build budget phase. Worldwide IT spending is projected to total US$4.2 trillion in 2021, an increase of 8.6 per cent from 2020, according to the latest forecast by Gartner. “Technology spending is entering a new build budget phase,” said John-David Lovelock, distinguished research vice president at…

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