SMEs must beef up their cyber defences

SMALL and medium size enterprises (SMEs) could do more to shore up their cyber defences and such actions will not necessarily need very expensive investments, say observers.

Companies might be smarter with workers in the boardroom

WHEN legendary physicist Richard Feynman was called in to help solve the mystery of the 1986 Challenger space shuttle explosion, he didn't use advanced math. Instead, according to his own account...

As firms adapt to new guidelines, employees must reskill earlier to work longer

IT'S a known fact that Singaporeans are living much longer these days, with the country's life expectancy at birth currently the longest in the world at 84.8 years - even greater than that of...

A practical approach to Industry 4.0

WITH recent news of retrenchments and economic uncertainty especially for PMETs (professionals, managers, executives and technicians), a key concern for most people is remaining employable in an...

SME business owners need to adopt pragmatic pathways

UNTIL now, the relatively slow speed of marketplace evolution has allowed wasteful habits to continue without consequence.

Shaping the future of MSME finance to help small businesses thrive

MICRO, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are a vital contributor to a country's gross domestic product (GDP). This is particularly true for South-east Asian countries where these entrepreneurs...

Google, UOB aim to train SMEs to use digital tools for business issues

GOOGLE and UOB on Monday announced a programme that aims to train 400 business leaders of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in using digital tools to solve business issues.

Next steps in your enterprise risk management journey

ALL forms of business operations and growth carry risks.

Five mantras for building digital leaders

DESPITE jumping fast on board the digital train to keep up with the new-world dynamics, most businesses today find themselves in a quandary as they pause, look back and realise they haven't really...

Why firms should embrace the cloud now

IN THE past, the Asia-Pacific was seen as the world's factory, churning out low-cost goods for the more advanced economies of the West. Today however, the region has become a global leader in the...