Commentary

28 May 19
One of the most important departments, if not the most important, of every firm is the sales team.
23 May 19
In the moments after a security breach is detected, moving quickly is incredibly important for Singapore businesses, especially now that the...
23 May 19
Rapid technology innovation in Singapore has made digital disruption the new normal as once safe, stable, and secure industries begin to fully...
23 May 19
You have a strong product, a great team, and a 5-year business plan at hand – so what’s missing?
22 May 19
Worldwide spending on digital transformation will amount to nearly US$2t in 2022 as organisations spend on technologies and services to...
15 May 19
Globalisation of the economy has resulted in a shift in the way Singapore corporations operate – from local country-specific business models...
7 May 19
The results of a global survey published by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) confirm that Asia remains the leading growth region for mobile payments....
6 May 19
In recent years, we have seen an influx of Asian money into countries like Singapore and Hong Kong.
30 Apr 19
We are living in Industrial Revolution 4.0 where data have emerged as the new ‘growth fuel’, powering everything from productivity and...
26 Apr 19
In Singapore, barriers to financing have resulted in an unmet funding gap for SMEs worth as much as $20b.
24 Apr 19
Singapore is one of the world’s top logistics hubs, with the World Bank’s Logistics Hub Index ranking Singapore 2nd in Asia and 7th...
24 Apr 19
Companies are increasingly understanding the potential for data to provide information and insights that will improve performance and competitive...
22 Apr 19
C-suite executives in Singapore, like their counterparts in the rest of the world, base crucial decisions about the future growth and direction of...
5 Apr 19
The retail landscape in Singapore has faced a slump during the festive season in 2018, and analysts are predicting a challenging year ahead....
4 Apr 19
For Singaporeans, there’s never been a better time to own a smartphone.
3 Apr 19
The SMU-TA Centre for Excellence in Taxation (SMU-TA CET) was set up by Singapore Management University and the Tax Academy of Singapore, to...
2 Apr 19
If there is one name that luxury brands in Singapore (and Asia) need to pay attention to this year, it’s the name “HENRY”.
28 Mar 19
Small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are the lifeblood of all economies across Asia Pacific, however, technological disruption of industries...
25 Mar 19
Following recent cyber security breaches, Singapore’s Government has added Digital Defence to the country’s Total Defence framework....
13 Mar 19
In 2018, Singapore emerged as the best place for expatriates to live and work in for the fourth year in a row - no mean feat considering it is...
7 Mar 19
Earlier in January, electricity retailer Red Dot Power (RDP) announced its exit from the electricity market, citing a “financial challenging...
5 Mar 19
Government policy, a receptive public and innovative segment combine to make Singapore Asia’s burgeoning tech hub.
1 Mar 19
Against a backdrop of disruptive megatrends and rapid advancements in technologies, recent initiatives have cast the spotlight back on the...
25 Feb 19
Chinese New Year has come and gone, and Singapore is getting back to work after the festivities.
22 Feb 19
Online and social shopping, plus health and freshness, are amongst the top five trends set to influence Singapore’s grocery retail market...
14 Feb 19
Singapore remains a leader in making healthcare more accessible for its growing pioneer generation.
12 Feb 19
A new year is a time for change – could this year be the one which sees women in Singapore put a sizeable crack in the glass ceiling?
11 Feb 19
Through 2021, Singapore is expected to experience a 3.4% growth in annual visitors as it extends a positive streak from 2014 and 2017 where the...
11 Feb 19
With the global increase in data breaches, like the biggest data fiasco of Facebook and locally the massive cyber attack on SingHealth’s...
30 Jan 19
When the internal network of a local commodities trading firm was hit by a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack in early 2018, the network...
30 Jan 19
The recently announced Payment Services Act by the Singapore government seeks to address the balance between supporting the shift to a cashless...
21 Jan 19
Singapore’s growing dependence on technology, coupled with the expanding scale of its national digital environment, exposes it to a broad...
9 Jan 19
According to the Economic Development Board, there are roughly 37,400 international companies operating out of Singapore, which includes 7,000...
8 Jan 19
A thriving fintech capital, Singapore has always taken a supportive stance on emerging technologies, and its positive inclination towards...
21 Dec 18
It’s hard to remember a time when people could “shop” off catalogues that came in the mail, or phoned-in to order from a TV...
10 Dec 18
The Ministry of Health is currently considering measures to reduce Singaporeans’ consumption of sugar which is a factor in obesity and...
10 Dec 18
As savvy shoppers look to the internet for their deals, the last quarter of the year is increasingly a crucial period for online retailers in...
5 Dec 18
Whilst China has been working on launching its Belt and Road initiative, the immensely ambitious undertaking of construction and infrastructure...
22 Nov 18
Singapore tops Asian countries in Global Talent Ranking report which assesses the extent to which countries develop, attract and retain talent to...
15 Nov 18
These days, it is hard to avoid the topic of digitalisation when you read any expert commentary, business book, or newspaper headline.