Digitalization is pro-poor! Yesterday we had an insightful discussion together with the heads and leaders of business organizations to hear their programs and concerns. We were joined by Angkas, Grab, Lazada, Shopee, Honestbee, Lalamove, GawinPH, and Quad X, who all shared the details of their enterprise to the business chambers in order for them to better understand and support digitalization. Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, led by Governor Nestor Espenilla, focuses its efforts on digital transformation on money. As for us, this is the start of a more concrete collaboration focused on the market that would eventually lead to a bigger group for the benefit of micro and small entrepreneurs. This is following the meetings with different digital platforms and finance technology institutions last year in our pursuit to create more programs for the market and money. The role that we would like to play is to try and make the older generation and the government … [Read more...] about Digitalization is pro-poor!
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The digital and communication technology is in full swing. By 2030, 8 billion people and 25 billion smart devices are estimated to be connected to one enormous network. This dynamism offers innovations and efficiencies to kick-start productivity to deliver strong, sustainable, and inclusive growth. However, such a future is also demanding and disruptive, and could deepen social and economic divides. The participant countries of the recently concluded annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund – World Bank Group in Bali should act now. At least three strategic issues should be taken into account when formulating the digital economy for more inclusive economic growth. Firstly, by connecting people through affordable and reliable infrastructure. Barriers to access and effective use of digital technologies typically include some combination of a lack of high-quality and affordable infrastructure. The high costs and poor access to financing for smaller firms to develop the … [Read more...] about Digitalized economy: Embracing technology, reducing disruption
Vocabulary: achievement : something very good and difficult that you have succeeded in doing - การบรรลุผลสำเร็จ adapt : to change to suit different conditions or uses - ทำให้เข้ากับ, ปรับตัว adjustment : a change in something that makes it better, more accurate, or more effective - การปรับเปลี่ยน analytics (noun): the discovery and communication of meaningful patterns in large amounts of information - วิเคราะห์วิทยา aspiration : something that you want to achieve, or the wish to achieve something - … [Read more...] about A Career in Digital Marketing: How to start, part 2
Rain Khoo, general manager of e-commerce at Mothercare Singapore. Google Depending how you look at it, the digital landscape can either be a maze or the road to success for small and medium enterprises (SMEs). While some traditional businesses have managed to win the game with successful e-commerce strategies, many have also found themselves lost in the game. Mothercare Singapore, operated by Kim Hin International, has been in business for the past 30 years, and found itself having to explore the world of e-commerce around three years ago. General manager for e-commerce at Mothercare in Singapore, Rain Khoo, is well aware that there is a need to constantly upgrade one’s game in the world of digital marketing and e-commerce. Because of this, digital marketing training is a form of marketing R&D, he told Business Insider in an interview. Mr Khoo, who on Wednesday (Mar 14) graduated from Google’s Squared Online for SMEs programme, was part of the programme’s first … [Read more...] about First batch of SMEs graduate from Google’s digital marketing course – here’s what one participant learned
Companies in Thailand are keen to recruit professionals with skills in the areas of e-commerce, biotechnology, robotics, IoT, software development and digital marketing, says global recruitment agency Michael Page Thailand. The company's recently released employment outlook for 2018 forecasts strong demand for professional recruitment in Thailand and throughout Asean. With high regional growth rates, the government's digital push and strong momentum for foreign direct investment in Thailand, national employment levels are off to an encouraging start this year. "In both 2017 and 2018, foreign direct investment is making a significant impact on recruitment of professionals in Thailand and the Asean region," said Kristoffer Paludan, director of Michael Page Thailand. "2018 will be an exciting year for Thailand as the country moves towards its strategic goal of being a knowledge-based economy. The shift in country priorities signify new employment and upskilling opportunities for … [Read more...] about Recruiter: Digital skills spice up CVs