"Leveraging Digitalisation in Unprecedented Times" - Guest of Honour Kok Ping Soon's Opening Address @ ConnectGov V Unprecedented events in the past year have illustrated how governments need to be ready to lead in addressing urgent and at times competing priorities on multiple fronts simultaneously. The challenges in coordinating activities and managing the evolving crises have highlighted the importance of...
"Aligning Imperatives, Opportunities & Capabilities for More Resilient and Agile Enterprises" - Panel 1 @ ConnectGov V Panel session with: Shivani Saini, Global Vice President, GSK Consumer Healthcare Soh Siew Choo, Managing Director, Group Head of Consumer Banking and Big Data Analytics Technology. DBS Bank Tobias Puehse, Vice President and Head of Innovation & Consumer Solutions APAC, Mastercard Ian Chong, Regional Director & Head...
https://youtu.be/HJ9fcMVMRws Tony Saldanha’s call for business leaders to take action now or be left behind is a significant message to take note. This is not the time to be afraid, he said at the recent ConnectGov V summit.  Companies need to go on the offensive and the best weapon to do this is digital transformation, he said. Winners separate themselves from...
https://youtu.be/1UreNDnrTKA Business and ICT leaders have to embrace the perpetual volatility, uncertainty and complexity thrown up by the new normal caused by Covid-19, says futurist Gerd Leonhard.  No industry has been left unscathed by the pandemic. Its impact is greater than all previous crises including the global financial crisis of 2007 and the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster of 2011, he points...
 #HASHTECH Unplugged! Accelerating Business Transformation with Intelligent, Hyper-Automation Special Interview with: Kee Yaw Yee, Chief Information Officer, StarHub David Neo, Vice President, Global Services (APAC), UiPath Today’s enterprises have shifted the pace of digital transformation into overdrive – as the survival of many is under threat as a result of the global pandemic. Technology leaders are finding themselves in the hot-seat once again...
CIO Academy Asia held 2 virtual roundtables in July with Indonesian and Malaysian technology leaders, moderated by CIO Academy’s CEO, P. Ramakrishna.  The sessions discussed cybersecurity issues in the context of today’s disruption. This article covers the main insights from the sessions. COVID-19 has forced organisations to access most of their business services remotely and to migrate workloads to the...
DOWNLOAD OUR LATEST WHITE PAPER: TRANSFORMING THE REMOTE WORKSPACE Against the background of the disruption caused by the pandemic, CIO Academy Asia conducted deep industry research, supplemented by a series of executive focused group discussions with a selected group of tech leaders in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines. Industry practitioners shared their views around the way that technology...
May 29, 2020 by Ng Qi Siang, The Edge Singapore SINGAPORE (May 29): The mass disruption from the Covid-19 pandemic has very clearly highlighted the urgent need for businesses to upgrade their digital capabilities so that they can better capture market opportunities in a new environment. Yet, companies struggle to meet high costs and face skills gaps before such transformation can...
June 22, 2020 By CIO Academy Asia With COVID-19 having disrupted business models dramatically worldwide, should companies take on the added risks of digitally transforming their organisations? Can you afford to? Can you afford not –to? This is a time of great opportunity, and during this Black Swan moment, your business models have to change, your internal processes have to transform, otherwise...
June 19, 2020 By CIO Academy Asia CIO Academy Asia held a virtual roundtable on the 16the June, attended by 10 technology industry leaders across several sectors, in Singapore. The discussion was centred on business continuity and risk management coupled with CIO Academy’s recent regional survey into technology trends and priorities. Moderated by CIO Academy, in close partnership with RSA, the...