The Edge Malaysia, October 7, 2019 - Go online to go global, SMEs urged
Malaysian businesses are missing out on a multibillion-dollar social media economy by not using social media marketing and e-commerce sales channels. While it has become easier than ever for businesses to set up an online presence and start selling relatively quickly, a staggering number of them have refused to engage in either thus far. But getting started with social media and e-commerce sales channels are not nearly as complicated as they may fear.
The Edge Malaysia, October 7, 2019 - Learning from mistakes
Companies usually expand oversea after first securing a relatively strong presence in the local market. But this was not the case for personalised photo book service provider Photobook Worldwide.
The Edge Malaysia, October 7, 2019 - Strategies for a disrupted and disruptive world
Today, businesses are either disrupting or being disrupted. So, they should review their strategies to ensure success, said Crowe Growth Consulting Sdn Bhd managing director Michael Lim in his presentation, titled "Transformers: Myths or reality? Navigating through today's disruptions",at the Edge-Digi forum on Digital Transformation : Myths, Reality and Relevance.
The Edge Malaysia, October 7, 2019 - Pick your battles
there were many questions from the floor during the panel discussion at The Edge -Digi Forum on Digital Transformation : Myths, Reality and Relevance. Below is a selection of some of the questions, which were presented on sli.do, and the replies provided by four of the speakers (picture, from left) - Photobook Worldwide CEO Leow Wee Jonn, Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd chief business officer Eugene Teh, Crowe Growth Consulting Sdn Bhd managing director Michael Lim and Ficus Venture Capital Sdn Bhd co-founder Baiza Bain.
The Edge Malaysia, October 7, 2019 - Digital Transformation Myths, Reality & Relevance
Companies have to learn to start dealing with digital distruption because it will affect them regardless of their size, Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd chief business officer Eugene Teh told the audience at the recent The Edge-Digi forum on Digital Transformation : Myths, Reality and Relevance.
The Edge Malaysia, October 7, 2019 - Retail banking distribution model to evolve by 2025, says BCG
The branch-centred distribution model for retail banks is set to evolve in almost every country by 2025. This is in response to changing consumer preferences in the area of smart digital banking, which is available across channels and tailored meet their immediate needs. The new model will be more automated, channel agnostic and capable of meeting individual needs, according to a recent report by Boston ConsultingGroup (BCG).
The Edge Malaysia, September 9, 2019 - Helping from the ground up
The global oil and gas industry was going through a rough patch 2015. There were retrenchments across the board and Faridah Halina Zairi - then a senior technical assistant handling oil and gas projects at Lloyd's Register Malaysia, one of the world's leading service providers for the engineering and technology sectors - found herself out of a job.
The Edge Malaysia, September 9, 2019 - Capture, crunch and come up with solutions
Companies need to find a way to capture the right data, analyse it and come up with solutions for common problems, says Erich Gerber, senior vice-president for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and Asia-Pacific and Japan at Tibco Software Inc.
The Edge Malaysia, September 2, 2019 - Upskilling Malaysians to meet IR4.0 demands
From smart appliances like Wifi-enabled television and connected washing machines to self-ordering refrigerators, global digitalisation is a fact of life anywhere in the world.
The Edge Malaysia, September 2, 2019 - Shaping better lives in Asia-Pacific from Kuala Lumpur
When Electrolux Group set up a shared service centre in Kuala Lumpur eight years ago, it was just to standardise finance processes across Asia-Pacific. But last September, the group took things up to a whole new level with the introduction of a full-fledged Centre of Excellence (CoE), which supports the entire Asia-Pacific not only for accounting functions but also finance-related IT expertise, robotic process automation (RPA), SAP projects and even some financial analysis.