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Going places while looking ahead

BUSINESS transformation might sound like a daunting endeavour for many small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), but it does not always have to be a single big-bang process, according to Alan Lee...

The time is right to move the fintech sector towards maturity

THIS week, the world's financial technology purveyors, investors, and regulators are assembling in Singapore for the city-state's Blockchain Week. It has been a rough ride this year, with the...

Singapore becoming too reliant on a murky data economy

SINGAPORE'S embrace of data is well known. The city-state has ambitious Smart City plans which include driverless cars, air taxis, "Virtual Singapore", in-home monitoring systems and more. One...

Integrating smart solutions into the workforce

FOLLOWING the success of Augmented Reality (AR) games, businesses have started to look into how the technology can add benefits and value to their operations or product offering. Singapore-based...

Successful digitalisation of global supply chain depends on people-related factors

FOR many companies, especially multinationals, supply chains are key drivers of efficiency, speed and agility, and, therefore, critical to long-term competitiveness. But while Industry 4.0-driven...

Singapore SMEs get a leg-up going digital with wholesale trade industry digital plan

MORE than 33,000 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore can stand to gain from the new wholesale trade industry digital plan (IDP) launched on Monday by Senior Minister of State...

The cost of now, when businesses mean later

MANY businesses advertise their services online with a simple suffix that is so ubiquitous, we barely even think about it. But very few of the promises of "Book Now", "Buy Now", "Sign up now", "...

Give time to blockchain to make a difference in everyday lives

MUCH of the technology that is now deeply embedded in our daily lives was unfathomable a few decades ago, with many of these new innovations ascending into mainstream society at a slow pace. We...

Keeping our hawker culture alive

Should Singapore's hawker centres be run by social enterprises?

PayPal steps up efforts to incubate S-E Asian startups

TO SHED its image as "just a payments company", and affirm its commitment to be in the business of making other businesses better, PayPal is doubling down on efforts to nurture startups from...