What more is needed to spur innovation in Singapore SMEs?

ACCORDING to the 2016 national R&D survey by A*Star, the average total sales revenue from commercialised products and processes attributed to research and development in Singapore per company...

If only decluttering my desk could #sparkjoy

IF VISITORS had set foot in The Business Times newsroom this week, they would probably have been taken aback by the flurry of activity in our usually rather muted office.

Money FM podcast: Mind Your Business: SMEs are complacent and NOT cyber prepared

Chubb Insurance launched a new study looking at the attitudes of Singapore’s SMEs to cyber awareness and their level of preparedness.

Catalist: to grow or to heal?

LAST week's report, calling for a review of Singapore's Catalist board (BT, Jan 16, "Catalist: A platform for growth firms or ICU for mainboard patients?"), sparked a lively debate among...

SMEs need open innovation for Fourth Industrial Revolution

THE month of October last year saw two large-scale events gearing local enterprises for the Fourth Industrial Revolution: the inaugural Industrial Transformation Asia-Pacific 2018 (ITAP) was held...

SMEs must take more decisive steps

Two surveys have drawn attention to the well-being and prospects of Singapore's small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). According to one survey, many SMEs take the risk of cyber attacks too...

Singapore Airlines' digitalisation plans make room for the little things

DIGITAL transformation plans often sound like major projects that involve companies making bold moves in a bid to give their businesses a new phase of life.

Keep calm and carrot on: how agritech could transform farming in Singapore

And yet when it comes down to it, most of us in Singapore might go our whole lives never being in the presence of a crops farm or livestock. A single mysterious wild cow on Coney Island - which...

Over half of SMEs in Singapore have experienced a cyber error or attack last year: poll

SOME 56 per cent of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore have experienced a cyber error or attack in the last 12 months, a survey has found, flagging a significant perception gap...

SMEs can take up digital solutions free for six months

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can now get help in going digital in areas such as accounting and human resource management, with costs partially paid for by the Government.