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Almost half of Singaporeans won’t fix their broken smartphones: OtterBox study
A new study commissioned by US mobile accessories maker OtterBox shows that a significant number of Singapore smartphone users will not spend money to repair their damaged smartphone.  And even if they did, they would only be willing to pay US$135 for the repair.
Travellers turn to the Net, so must travel merchants: Google
Traditional advertisers and travel-related businesses should develop a coherent digital strategy that would allow them to tap into a changing trend in how leisure and business travellers make choices when they travel, says search giant Google.
The business of going social
While enterprises in Malaysia generally acknowledge the power of social media as a genuine tool to boost prospects and create brand awareness amongst consumers, they do not comprehensively understand how it impacts their business, nor do they have formal methodologies to track its return-on-investment (ROI), revealed a new study by PwC.
Put customers in the centre in 2014, urges Forrester
The adage 'the customer is king’ is taking on a new dimension in today’s highly competitive world and enterprises that can capitalise on going beyond traditional customer relationship management will stand to benefit the most, according to a new study from Forrester Research.
Asia Pacific SMEs speeding up globalisation process
Contrary to popular belief that SMEs in Asia Pacific are generally laggards when it comes to globalisation, they are actually world leaders in terms of generating revenues outside their home countries, according to the findings of an Oxford Economics research programme sponsored by SAP.
Malaysian enterprises turn to mobility for diverse reasons
Malaysian enterprises are leaning slightly more towards embracing mobility in the workplace but the motivations for doing are as divergent as night from day, according to a new study by Symantec.
Signs of anxiety amongst business leaders: GE innovation study
GE has unveiled the results of its third annual ‘Global Innovation Barometer,’ which found that while business executives continue to value innovation as a strategic priority, one in three report concerns over their ability to maintain a competitive edge in a faster paced, more globalized and resource-constrained environment.
Asia experiencing the impact of IT globalization: Gartner
The top business and technology priorities for chief information officers (CIOs) in Asia have for the first time become exactly aligned with those suggested by their counterparts in the worldwide region, according to data from the latest Gartner CIO Survey for 2012.
SEA’s data centers trail advanced nations: IDC
Southeast Asian-based (SEA) enterprises that have data center operations in their respective countries are severely lacking compared to their global counterparts with many scoring only slightly better than a basic rating, reveals a recent survey conducted by IDC, and sponsored by IBM.
Digital info costs businesses US$1.1 trillion: Survey
Information costs businesses worldwide US$1.1 trillion annually, according to Symantec Corp’s 2012 State of Information Survey, its first-ever such survey. From confidential customer information, to intellectual property and to financial transactions, organizations possess massive amounts of information that not only enables them to be competitive and efficient, but also stay in business.
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