digital disruption

Let’s not sell ourselves short
SINGAPORE (Jan 21): Why do I say this? There has been much talk and discussion about how New Malaysia should move forward from hereon. We know that government finances are stretched and, therefore, can no longer prop up the economy with huge spending. We also know that the people are struggling, with sluggish income growth and rising cost of living. Therefore, we cannot expect a big boost from ...
Japan leads Asia-Pacific peers in embracing digital era of finance
SINGAPORE (Feb 27): While 87% of investment providers in Asia Pacific agree that digital transformation is important for the future of their organisation, few of them are on track to become digital leaders in their fields, according to a recent report published by State Street Corporation. State Street’s global study of 2,000 investors and 500 investment providers, entitled Finance ...
Legacy IT and rigid infrastructure main barriers to innovation: Telstra study
SINGAPORE (Sept 22): A global report released by Telstra on Thursday highlighted the major hurdles of legacy IT and rigid infrastructure to companies’ digital transformation. The survey was conducted in eight countries, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, Australia, Philippines, India, US and UK with over 1,000 respondents. There were 100 respondents from Singapore alone. The study found that ...
What drives dealmakers in global telecommunications?
SINGAPORE (July 12): According to EY’s 14th biannual Telecommunications Global Capital Confidence Barometer report, 27% of global telco sector executives surveyed believe digitisation is the greatest disruptor to their core businesses. Yet the risks resulting from digital disruption, along with changing consumer preferences, appear to be main drivers of steering the global telecommunications ...