Author: Dzof Azmi
Taobao opens largest store in Malaysia to extend customer reach
The store is in fact literally a physical storefront for an online shop.
MyGroser stakes its claim as ‘a better way’ to buy groceries
Grocery market not winner takes all market space for at least five players Main competition is breaking habits, teach customers there's a better way to grocery shop
Pikom: Malaysia Risks Falling Behind Indonesia, Vietnam
Digitization needs to quickly happen, otherwise ‘we will have lost out’ New PIKOM think tank, Future Digital, about taking future into own hands
Digitising retail: Merging online and offline to create something new
Investment by Alibaba has kickstarted digitisation of Chian’s Intime Retail.
Robert Walters 2020 Salary Report: Digitisation Spurs Demand for Tech Talent in Southeast Asia
Hybrid skills sought-after in managers who can use technology to drive core business Jobseekers open to non-permanent roles if can gain on-job experience, pick up new skills
Alibaba repositions into platform to support brands from all over the world
Wants to import US$2 trillion of products to China in next five years Soon to be world’s largest consumer market is powerful lure for brands
Alibaba declares 11.11 Global Shopping Festival Not For China Only
Reaches out to retailers around the world for collaboration opportunities Willing to share local knowledge and work together to develop new products
Chubb: Clear Gap Between Perceived and Actual Preparedness in SME Cyber Security
67% of respondents erroneously believe they are at less risk than larger counterparts M’sian, S’pore SMEs underestimate exposure to risk, overestimate ability to manage it
VSP 5000: Hitachi Vantara’s New ‘Biggest’, ‘Most Reliable’ Enterprise Array
Target market includes fintech companies, manufacturing plants & govts Maximum capacity of 69 PB, read-write speed of 21.7M IOPS, eight 9’s availability
Time to get legit about going digital
While the legal profession in Malaysia still cautious about going digital, Bar Council says digital will supplement, not supplant practitioners.