It appears that hirers in Asia-Pacific don't regard long-term loyalty and retention as a critical component in their talent strategy, prompting questions over how these organizations ensure their long-term survival in the market.
By The Way
Eileen Yu checks out industry developments across the Asia-Pacific region, discussing their relevance to the global tech business landscape.
Eileen Yu began covering the IT industry when Asynchronous Transfer Mode was still hip and e-commerce was the new buzzword. Currently a freelance blogger and content specialist based in Singapore, she has over 15 years of industry experience with various publications including ZDNet, IDG, and Singapore Press Holdings. Eileen majored in Journalism at The University of Queensland, Australia, where she wrote an honours thesis titled: To Censor or Not: The Great Singapore Dilemma. In her By The Way blog, she enjoys seeing how far she can push the line when blogging about technology, government regulations, and politics in Singapore and the rest of Asia.
Singapore government again underscores the need for private and public sectors, as well as researchers to boost the country's cyber ecosystem and urges better cooperation to combat cybersecurity threats.
Aerospace company will open its first cybersecurity analytics facility outside the U.S. as part of efforts to avail such capabilities and services to customers in the Asia-Pacific region. The new center is slated to open in 2015.
Recent security incidents and evolving legislations, including cross-border policies, highlight the need for businesses and consumers to assess potential risks and decide how much they are willing to absorb.
Businesses need security tools that are integrated, coordinated, and able to communicate with each other across the network to provide unified "context-aware" protection, says Sophos CTO.
StarHub, DHL Express, and TES-AMM partner to expand e-waste recycling initiative that will see 100 bins placed across Singapore, providing the public a way to get rid of their unwanted IT devices and equipment.
Both security incidents occurred overnight involving a local mobile operator and entertainment company, putting customer data at risk and questioning the ability of enterprises in the country to adequately protect their clients.
Online retail accounts for just 1 percent of the total market and is expected to remain through to 2018 amid tough competition from physical stores and delays in infrastructure rollout to boost broadband connectivity.
Chinese networking giant's new research site in the Sophia Antipolis technology hub is its 17th in Europe and will focus on chipset design and embedded technology.
A merchant on China's e-commerce website Taobao.com claims to have pink and yellow versions of the latest iPhone 6, which official launch date in the Chinese market has yet to be announced.
Apple fanboys in Singapore, Hong Kong, and Japan can preorder the latest iPhone from September 12 and receive the smartphone on September 19, when it is available to nine countries in the first wave of its global launch. Surprisingly, China is left out of this initial list.
Changi General Hospital launches the country's first tele-heath initiative for heart failure patients, providing them with devices to monitor their health and remotely send the data to healthcare service providers.
As the "Internet of Everything" becomes increasingly pervasive, more information about individuals will be collected and analyzed, giving cybercriminals even more to work with.
Small and midsize businesses in the country will fork out S$520 million (US$415.26 million) on cloud this year, with the bulk of it to be spent on infrastructure-as-a-service and online applications.
IT security vendor sets up research facility in the Asian market to support threat intelligence as well as emergency threat response.