IT Brief Asia logo
Technology news for Asia's largest enterprises

COVID-19 news stories

Story image
Hybrid workforce
How organisations can prepare for a post-pandemic workforce
The so-called 'new normal' office looks different to how it did pre-pandemic, and organisations need to take steps to better manage their post-pandemic workforce. 
Story image
Revenue
Datacom announces revenue of $1.45 billion, fall in profit
Growing market pressures and border closures saw Datacom place increased focus on talent development initiatives for both existing and future employees.
Story image
Salesforce
Data crucial to capture shoppers' wallets post-COVID
First-party data strategies key to driving personalisation, customer satisfaction, and long-lasting relationships according to a new report.
Story image
Entelar
How TruSens air purifiers can create healthier workspaces
The pandemic has heightened our awareness of our own and others’ health, and made us all much more conscious of the environments we work in.
Story image
Digital Transformation
Publicis Sapient and The Man Cave drive digital transformation for mental health
Publicis Sapient and The Man Cave are joining forces to help support the mental health and wellbeing of young men around the world.
Story image
Healthcare
Helping Western Sydney Local Health District provide a new model of care in the fight against COVID
Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) and PwC’s Consulting Business came together to solve through the challenges of COVID-19.
Story image
Logitech
How technology can level the playing field in the hybrid era
As businesses across the globe continue to grapple with the aftershocks of the COVID-19 crisis, it’s become crystal clear that the hybrid work model is here to stay.
Story image
Data resilience
Digital resilience in 2022 - A10 Networks releases new study
Of the 250 corporate organisations surveyed, as many as 95% showed high levels of concern for all aspects of enterprise digital resilience.
Story image
Forter
Digital commerce fraud: What it is and how to stop it
Australia and New Zealand have experienced a 15% spike in sales from the previous year, continuing a trend that accelerated during the pandemic as the world turned to online shopping.
Story image
Remote Working
Q&A: Behavioural Cues discuss what's next for voice analytics
Voice analytics has many familiar and established applications. One example is sentiment analysis used to improve customer service and call center operations.
Story image
New Zealand Post / NZ Post
Online shopping up 31% this quarter - NZ Post report
NZ Post's eCommerce Spotlight report finds online shopping for Q1 2022 is up 86% on the same quarter in 2020, before COVID-19 restrictions first came into effect.
Story image
Contact Centre
Leveraging technology in contact centres to reduce attrition rates
Many organisations worldwide have accelerated DX to better respond to changing market drivers and business environments after the disruption of the pandemic.
Story image
Identity and Access Management
The post-pandemic workforce requires secure IAM capabilities
HID Global discusses what identity and access management means for organisations in today's convoluted digital world.
Story image
Digital Transformation
Digital transformation increasing business complexities
A new survey suggests businesses must re-examine their digital transformation approach to better help employees adapt to change.
Story image
Digital Transformation
The impact of COVID-19 on healthcare environments and care delivery
The COVID-19 pandemic has revolutionised the healthcare industry while overcoming staff shortages, social distancing requirements, and lockdowns.
Story image
Digital Transformation
Unlocking the next digital frontier for educational institutions
Understanding where to invest in technology can be challenging for education institutions, especially after the COVID-19 disruptions.
Story image
Collaboration
Is video technology the future of retail?
The way we hunt for and buy products has forever changed with innovative technology designed to take customers from their initial curiosity through to purchase
Story image
Cybersecurity
Companies rushing to secure print infrastructure
As the pandemic prioritised communication channels and the shift to remote work, IT departments fell behind in updating the security of print and IT infrastructure.
Story image
3D Printing
Hubs report finds 3D printing market to triple by 2026
Hubs says it's annual 3D Printing Trend Report finds the market will hit $44.5 billion by 2026, based on a 24% compound growth.
Story image
Telecommunications
APAC spending on telecom services grew by $11 billion - IDC
The IDC says spending on telecommunications and pay-TV services in APAC jumped from $494 billion to $505 billion last year, following global trends.
Story image
Ransomware
Shopping for cyber insurance? Six questions to ask before calling the insurer
The cyber threat landscape has always been worrisome, but today these concerns are heightened given an anticipated uptick in cyber-attacks from bad actors.
Story image
Small Business / SMB
Australian small business unsatisfied with traditional banks
"The pandemic put a sudden, massive burden on SMEs globally, and they didn't think banks did enough to help them."
Story image
ESG
Achieving sustainability with better information management
As organisations look to meet requirements around environmental, social and governance aspects, they see increased demands on their internal processes.
Story image
ManageEngine
IT service teams still struggling two years into pandemic
“The survey clearly reveals that traditional IT needs to transform itself in the post-pandemic world to cater to the new realities in the workplace."