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Why SMEs should harness the power of analytics

Gibu Mathew, Vice President, and GM, Asia Pacific, Zoho Corp

Singapore co-working space reaches next level of luxury

THE Great Room's co-working space in Singapore's Centennial Tower doesn't look like your average office. The floor is marble, the finishings are brushed gold and there's coconut water in the...

Is venture money masking an untenable on-demand delivery gig?

SINCE end-2015, food-delivery platform foodpanda has grown its base of delivery persons more than six times to over 6,000, the company's Singapore managing director Luc Andreani said.

To build an international business, it's about growing better, not faster

STARTING a business has never been easier, but scaling one has never been harder. For those that do succeed in their home markets, formulating plans to expand overseas is often the next step in...

Silver linings and dark sides of the cloud

THE usage of cloud services has become more common in recent years. Some of the typical cloud offerings familiar to SMEs include Microsoft Office Online, Salesforce CRM, SAP Cloud, DropBox and...

Forging tomorrow's new global enterprise

UNCERTAINTY in the global economy continues to amplify as ongoing trade conflicts and technology disruptions upend global supply chains. Given such uncertainty, Budget 2019 is forward-looking as...

Building for the future - from the ground up

SINGAPORE got the expansionary Budget it needed with big-ticket items aimed at driving domestic spending in areas like social services, health and infrastructure.

See each Budget as a building block towards national priorities

EVERY year, after the Singapore Budget is unveiled, no matter how broad its scope and reach, inevitably some quarters come away disappointed. This year is no different, even as the Budget debate...

Digital-first mindset key to small firms maximising Budget 2019

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) play an essential role in the health of Singapore's economy, accounting for half of the country's gross domestic product and employing 65 per cent of its...

When it's renovation time, some hawkers move or quit

Six days a week, from 6am to 9pm, hawker Lick Su, 74, is on his feet preparing and serving bowls of Teochew fish soup and porridge at Chin Chau Lou stall in Chinatown Complex food centre in Smith...