Posts Tagged ‘SURF’

Singapore CIOs ahead in digital transformation with prompt investments

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Singapore CIOs are well ahead in maturity and adoption level of digital transformation with prompt investments to support top-line growth while driving productivity and innovation developments to meet demands.

Findings of NCS SURF Emerging Technologies Maturity Index 2014, a research commissioned by NCS (conducted by IDC) to evaluate Singapore companies’ adoption of emerging technologies in Big Data, Digital Engagement and Smart Computing (M2M).

Findings of NCS SURF Emerging Technologies Maturity Index 2014, a research commissioned by NCS (conducted by IDC) to evaluate Singapore companies’ adoption of emerging technologies in Big Data, Digital Engagement and Smart Computing (M2M).

Digital transformation – how it is managed and applied is becoming increasingly important to how business succeed in today’s economy.

“CIOs need to work closely with business stakeholders to increase work space productivity and collaboration. They should take advantage of real time intelligence to enhance service delivery and operational excellence,” said Lai Weng Yew, Vice President of Business Application Services of NCS.

A recent survey from NCS’ SURF Emerging Technologies Maturity Index 2014 polled 240 senior information technology (IT) executives found that a majority (75%) of their organisations are well ahead of technology investments, citing Digital Transformation as an extremely important or important contributor of their companies’ worldwide strategy.

Singapore businesses acknowledged the benefits of using multiple technology assets.

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Seminar: i.luminate 2012 by SingTel at RWS – Powering the Future

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

The future landscape of technology will be VUCA – Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, and Ambiguous. That’s according to Peter Hinssen, one of Europe’s thought leaders on the impact of technology on our society.

Bill Chang, CEO of SingTel Group Enterprise, concurred as he outlined how his group is already developing the essential building blocks to equip businesses, education, transportation and healthcare in an increasingly urbanised future.

i.luminate 2012 by SingTel is now ongoing at the Resorts World Sentosa Convention Centre

i.luminate 2012 by SingTel is now ongoing at the Resorts World Sentosa Convention Centre

The biennial i.Luminate business innovations forum is being held right now at the Resorts World Sentosa Convention Centre in Singapore.

Bill Chang, CEO, Group Enterprise, SingTel

Bill Chang, CEO, Group Enterprise, SingTel

More than 6,000 key IT managers and CIOs applied for 3,000 seats at the seminar which was put together by SingTel Group Enterprise and its “ecosystem” of partners for enterprise ICT solutions.

The forward-looking event examines the challenges and opportunities created by rapidly changing technologies and workforce trends which are redefining the business and technology landscape.

Peter Hinssen, Managing Partner, Across Technology

Peter Hinssen, Managing Partner, Across Technology

It also puts forth the real-world intelligent and scalable information & communications technology (ICT) breakthroughs that are critical to drive growth.

These ICT solutions will help businesses, consumers and governments sustain growth, enhance agility, increase productivity, lower costs and improve profitability.

The morning session has just ended, and what I’ve heard so far have been informative and refreshing.

There were more than 60 renowned business and thought leaders at the keynotes this morning.

In the afternoon, there will be 16 discussion tracks and workshops, with an exhibition of some 200 ICT innovations at the many demo booths.

Architecture diagram for SURF (click to enlarge)

Architecture diagram for SURF (click to enlarge)