Raising SME productivity: when push comes to shove

WITH a stiff labour market and the challenging business environment expected to persist, Singapore's small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) increasingly have no choice but to lean more on...

New initiative aims to help SMEs expand and run franchises overseas

SINGAPORE - A new programme has been launched to make it easier for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to expand and run franchises overseas.

Top executive compensation: Is it time for a rethink?

TRADE tensions, political instability, rising inequality and mounting debt levels have cast a dampening effect on growth forecast.

The transformative nature of blockchain-based smart contracts

AS well as providing the backbone of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ether, the emergence of blockchain technology has enabled a range of other lesser-known technological advances.

Remaining competitive in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

THE shift towards the Fourth Industrial Revolution is already well underway. Questions around how Big Data, machine learning, and artificial intelligence (AI) will impact economies continue to be...

Cybersecurity as a strategic investment for businesses

THE 4th Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0, heralds the advent of smart and autonomous systems built upon data analytics and Artificial Intelligence.

Rise and rise of mobile payments in Asia

THE results of a global survey published by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) confirm that Asia remains the leading growth region for mobile payments.

Deals for SMEs at CEE 2019

SMEs are also able to get in on some of the deals offered at CEE 2019, happening this Thursday (23 May).

Strategic innovation starts with consumers: Experts at SME Clinic

COMPANIES need to engage consumers effectively in order to innovate strategically, said speakers at an inaugural SME Clinic last Friday.


Busting myths that discourage SMEs from securing themselves

WHEN it comes to IT security, the largest stories that make the headlines tend to be of larger multinational corporations, or very well-established organisations. However, that doesn't mean that...