Tuesday, April 13, 2021
It is easy to forget in today’s digital age that face-to-face networking is still a large part of conducting business. One should not easily discount the effect that interpersonal relationships can have when trying to reach new clients and grow one’s business. Networking is even more important for SMEs and...
Entrepreneurs, especially Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) contribute economically to society. They create a need for consumers and growth for the nation. In relations to this, management skills, mainly financial and marketing, are crucial in today’s ultra-competitive environment. Mapping to the requirements by MSMEs, CGC through its CGC Developmental...
The Digital Finance Imperative, new global research from Chartered Global Management Accountant® (CGMA®), found that CFOs need to rethink how they measure the health of their corporations in the digital age.  According to the study, while the majority of a corporation’s value derives from intangible assets such as customer sentiment and brand, few...
In an ever globalising world, tourism is growing more and more popular as travel times grow shorter and more low-cost carriers appear. The tourism industry has undoubtably become an integral part of many nations’ economy. Despite the real issues revolving around over-tourism, a large influx of travellers can be...
Last year saw headline-grabbing information leakage incidents involving companies and organisations in Southeast Asia (SEA). The rising cases of data breaches were proven costly by the latest research from Kaspersky. IT business decision-makers from the region admitted to losing US$1.10 million on-average because of this virtual menace, just a...
By Melinda Emerson   In all my years of being in business, reading all I can about business, and surrounding myself with successful entrepreneurs (large and small), I have come to believe there are 7 essential principles that all successful small business owners have in common. 1. An Entrepreneurial Mindset To develop a mindset for...
By Ming Fai Chak, Solutions Consulting Manager, Adobe Southeast Asia Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) across Southeast Asia are looking to invest in digital technologies within the next three years as the key enabler to drive new business propositions, user experiences and deliver on significantly enhanced offerings. In Malaysia, current...
Extending its market reach and bringing the benefits of hyperconverged infrastructure to a wider set of customers, Lenovo (HKSE: 992) today unveiled a new offering in its Converged HX Series portfolio tailored specifically for small- to-medium sized businesses (SMB). The Converged HX 2000 integrates leading edge Nutanix Xpress software,...
Good entrepreneurs will realise that logistics is an important part of a business’ day-to-day running. Logistics involves everything from acquisition from wholesalers and suppliers to manufacturing, storage and delivery to customers. It can be said to be the lifeblood of the economy – carrying oxygen from organ to organ. With the...
Be the disruptor, not the disrupted Leverage technology with a partner Drive transformation and deliver outcomes The march of technology defines business processes across the ages. The development of double-entry bookkeeping in Renaissance Italy enabled businesses to keep accurate records. The invention of the lightbulb changed the way we...
In any discussion of the economic and market outlook, even for Emerging Markets (EM), it is difficult to escape the pervasive influence of Brexit. The market reaction to the referendum vote suggested a degree of exposure for EM, as the MSCI EM index sold off along with global equity...
Social enterprises are needed more than ever amid Covid-19, and Asia is the perfect place for their growth This month, the Hong Kong General Chamber of Social Enterprises released a survey underlining the plight of the city’s social enterprises as they struggle with the coronavirus epidemic. The study, conducted in...

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