Singapore’s vision for the Digital Economy

Singapore’s vision of its digital future is one where technology has enriched the lives of every citizen, helped every worker to become more productive, and enabled every enterprise to innovate and grow, explained Minister of Communications and Information S Iswaran. He added that, while this vision is already in the making, with programmes such as … Continue reading Singapore’s vision for the Digital Economy

Pakistan’s digital revolution is happening faster than you think

The digital power of China’s Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) is slowly unfolding and shaping into a whole new area of opportunity. When the BRI took global centre stage in 2013, most conversations revolved around traditional infrastructure: building roads, railways, power sources and linking borders. However, the digital awakening that BRI brings, and the associated … Continue reading Pakistan’s digital revolution is happening faster than you think

European digital economy gets new deep tech talent

More than 200 international students were in Eindhoven. They were celebrating their graduation from the EIT Digital Master School. This new crop of technicians has been trained to meet the needs of the business community. Commerce is desperately looking for technical staff that can convert new emerging technologies into business. Since 2012, more than 1 … Continue reading European digital economy gets new deep tech talent

Simplilearn to Train College Recruits on Digital Economy Skills (India)

Mission-critical skills such as big data, machine learning, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, and digital marketing are ones that enterprises are increasingly turning to fresh graduates to fill Campus and entry level recruiting is a critical component of every corporate HR strategy but often involves many months of onboarding and mentoring to get these employees productive. … Continue reading Simplilearn to Train College Recruits on Digital Economy Skills (India)

Digital Economy is the Key to Realizing Indonesia into the Big Five of the World Economy

In an oration entitled “Leap Frog Indonesia Through Digital Economy”, Rudiantara revealed that the development of a digital economic ecosystem is the key to realizing the nation’s economy towards the ranks of the world’s top five economies. “The experience of a number of startup companies or startups that have grown up like Gojek, Tokopedia, Bukalapak … Continue reading Digital Economy is the Key to Realizing Indonesia into the Big Five of the World Economy

Overcoming digital divide – analysis (India)

India’s policies towards digital regulation are inadequate. Future policy-making must be based on economic considerations and evidence, not on myopic political considerations In 2014, the Narendra Modi-led Government came to power with an objective of ‘minimum Government, maximum governance, aimed at showcasing the country as an investment-friendly destination. Thereafter, on various occasions, the Government announced measures … Continue reading Overcoming digital divide – analysis (India)

How cybersecurity and data storage laws could pull the plug on Southeast Asia’s digital economy

Jeff Paine says governments in Southeast Asia are keen to capitalise on the opportunity presented by the digital economy, but their rush to regulate data flows and storage will hit start-ups and small local firms hard. Southeast Asia is one of the most diverse regions in the world, a handful of countries with thousands of … Continue reading How cybersecurity and data storage laws could pull the plug on Southeast Asia’s digital economy

An organisation in Iraq is working with young people to help “bring the country to a more digital economy”

Re:Coded was founded in 2016 and holds courses for people wishing to learn more about coding. Zahra Shah, Program Manager at the organisation said: "We launched as a coding school to try and upscale youth here and bring them more towards a digital economy especially in Iraq where a lot of the jobs are provided by … Continue reading An organisation in Iraq is working with young people to help “bring the country to a more digital economy”

The iWorld Expo 2018 Themed on Digital Economy Kicked Off in Chengdu

On August 16, 2018, the iWorld Expo 2018 grandly kicked off at the Century City New International Convention and Exhibition Center in Chengdu. During the three-day period, under the theme of "Digital Economy in the New Era", a wonderful event about artificial intelligence and the mobile Internet ecosystem will come onto stage in three major dimensions: exhibitions, international … Continue reading The iWorld Expo 2018 Themed on Digital Economy Kicked Off in Chengdu

Insurance business model continue to face three key challenges in today’s digital economy

Digital transformation enables insurers to take advantage of many new opportunities. But first, they must define their strategic priorities. That means reevaluating business models, processes, products and service. There are three key challenges insurers should address along the way: They must better manage risk mitigation by evolving from a financial loss compensation focus to include physical … Continue reading Insurance business model continue to face three key challenges in today’s digital economy