Top 10 ASEAN IT stories in 2021
The ongoing pandemic has forced many organizations to review their business models and invest in new capabilities to secure their digital future.
Indeed, from adopting DevOps practices to deploying award-winning credit processing platforms, ASEAN organizations have what it takes to be at the forefront of digital transformation.
We’ve been on the ground for the past year, covering their successes and learning lessons from which others can learn as they embark on their own journey of transformation.
Here are Computer Weekly’s 10 Best ASEAN Computer Stories of 2021.
1. How Globe Telecom relies on the cloud
The Philippines’ largest mobile operator has moved its legacy systems to the cloud and there is more to come as it plans to deploy cloud radio access networks and cloud native applications.
2. Inside Grab’s DevOps Practices
A senior software engineer at Grab offers insight into the DevOps practices of one of Southeast Asia’s tech unicorns.
3. How DBS is transforming the credit process
DBS Bank’s Credit Architecture Program digitized and redesigned credit processes through a unified platform that improved the productivity and efficiency of its credit teams.
4. How M1 strives to be a digital phone operator
Singapore’s M1 is increasing its digital capabilities by monetizing its data, creating more personalized services for subscribers, and going beyond connectivity by transforming into a digital telecommunications company.
5. How IoT and Machine Learning Automate Agriculture
A new generation of farmers are leveraging the Internet of Things and machine learning to operate self-sustaining urban farms with minimal supervision.
6. OT security in APAC remains a work in progress
Two operational technology security experts shed light on the state of OT security in the region and what is being done to address skills, competency and organizational challenges.
7. What it takes to attract and retain women in cybersecurity
The narrowing gender gap can be cause for celebration, but more needs to be done to combat discrimination and attract and retain women for cybersecurity roles in Asia-Pacific.
8. GovTech to improve government on the commercial cloud
GCC 2.0 will include improvements in user integration and provide single access to public cloud services and engineering tools, among other areas.
9. How GitHub drives secure software development
GitHub’s Senior Security Officer provides insight into the company’s efforts to help developers and organizations adopt secure software development practices.
10. Lazada launches a public bug bounty program
Regional e-commerce giant Lazada seeks to uncover more vulnerabilities that could compromise data security in a public bug bounty program that offers up to $ 10,000 per bounty.