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Eyes on APAC

A blog from Aaron Tan, Computer Weekly’s Asia-Pacific editor, analyzing the latest trends, issues and technology innovations in the APAC region.

Recent Posts

  • Singapore’s pragmatic approach to technology disruptions

    Aaron Tan - TechTarget 01 Jun 2017
  • Conceived in 2014, Singapore’s National Health IT Masterplan is coming to fruition, with key projects such as the National Electronic Health Record (NEHR) system already in place. This was revealed ...

  • Are you still making these cyber security mistakes?

    Aaron Tan - TechTarget 23 May 2017
  • The lack of a major cyber security event is seen as one of the reasons for the indifference towards cyber security in many organisations. That event took place recently, with the WannaCry ...

  • Cyber attack highlights supply chain vulnerabilities

    Aaron Tan - TechTarget 15 May 2017
  • The cyber attack on the computer networks of the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) last week has once again cast the state of Singapore’s cyber ...

  • Focus on business problems, not technology

    Aaron Tan - TechTarget 12 May 2017
  • A new survey by Gartner has found that CEOs in the Asia-Pacific region believe that “conventional technologies” such as cloud, ERP, analytics and CRM will help them to improve productivity, rather ...

  • Does open source still matter?

    Aaron Tan - TechTarget 05 May 2017
  • At the Red Hat Summit this week, scores of developers and business executives descended in Boston in one of the biggest gatherings of its kind in the global open source community. The message to ...

  • Automate, but not for the sake of it

    Aaron Tan - TechTarget 27 Apr 2017
  • In Singapore, where labour is scarce and expensive, automating work processes to improve our productivity and free up time for higher-value work seems like a no-brainer. Yet, it is only in recent ...

  • Celebrate digital transformation failures, not just successes

    Aaron Tan - TechTarget 19 Apr 2017
  • Unless you have been living under a rock, you would have heard of the term “digital transformation” that has been bandied around over the past few years by technology suppliers big and small. And ...

  • Will you trust a machine?

    Aaron Tan - TechTarget 10 Apr 2017
  • In the science fiction drama series Humans, Laura feels displaced by Anita, a humanoid robot known as a synth that was bought by her husband to help with the household chores. Imbued with ...