News

  • 17
    Aug

    Get set for Industry 4.0: EDB official

    The Straits Times

    A senior official of the Economic Development Board (EDB) Singapore has emphasised the importance of Singapore and the region at large being prepared for the processes, technologies and solutions of Industry 4.0. Mr Lim Kok Kiang, the agency's assistant… More

  • 15
    Aug

    Cloud, IoT, key to growing tech sector

    The Business Times by CHIN YONG CHANG

    Singapore OF the many technological frontiers being pushed, solutions in cloud computing, the Internet of Things (IoT), and cybersecurity are important in driving technological change in the near future, said Ingram Micro executive vice-president Michael… More

  • 14
    Aug

    Small firms are not spared from increasing sophistication of cyber threats

    The Business Times by SUMIT BANSAL

    WHEN we think of data security in relation to small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), many assume that because of the size of their organisation, they only need to deploy mid-level security to protect their data, and that the larger enterprises… More

  • 13
    Aug

    PayNow Corporate launched today

    The Business Times by JANICE HENG

    Singapore THE NEW PayNow Corporate e-payment service, launched on Monday morning, allows businesses and the Singapore government to instantly make and receive payments by using their respective Unique Entity Numbers. It is an extension of peer-to-peer… More

  • 08
    Aug

    Bookkeeping jobs slashed, more disruption on the way

    The Business Times by WONG KAI YI

    Singapore JOB functions that are labour intensive and require little human judgment are at "immediate risk" of displacement due to technological advances and global competition, says National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) assistant secretary-general… More

  • 08
    Aug

    Digitise services to meet client's expectations

    The Business Times by JACQUELYN CHEOK

    BUSINESS-to-business (B2B) customers are increasingly expecting a business-to-consumer (B2C) experience, said Lincoln Lincoln, vice-president for the Asia-Pacific and Japan at cloud commerce platform CloudBlue. Mr Lincoln told The Business Times that… More

  • 08
    Aug

    MAS must set right tone in CG committee set-up

    The Business Times by MICHELLE QUAH

    IT IS perhaps fitting that, in a week that celebrates Singapore's nation-building, the city-state has also unveiled substantial changes to its corporate governance landscape - with Monday's release of the newly revised Code of Corporate Governance (Code)… More

  • 07
    Aug

    How Next Gens are dealing with disruption

    The Business Times by NG SIEW QUAN, PETER ENGLISCH

    DISRUPTION is either going to happen to you or because of you. Too often there is the expectation that Next Gens are to be stewards of the family legacy and protect that which has been built up over several generations. But contrary to what many may… More

  • 06
    Aug

    ESG to help new SMEs go digital from birth

    The Business Times by JANICE HENG

    Singapore NEW small and medium enterprises (SMEs) here will be encouraged to be "digital at birth", with digital solutions offered to them upon registration with the Accounting And Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA). Enterprise Singapore (ESG) hopes… More

  • 06
    Aug

    Singapore firms urged to see innovation, going global as a single process

    The Business Times by JANICE HENG

    Singapore JUST as two government agencies merged to form Enterprise Singapore (ESG) in April, local firms should think of innovation and internationalisation as "a single conversation" instead of two separate journeys, said ESG chairman Peter Ong. "Innovation… More