In this version of Weekly Focus APAC: one third of APAC data specialists are quite confident of the delivery capacity; Alibaba intends 11.11 concert to help build brand communication; online accounts for 5% of Singapore's retail sales; and GOJEK impede investment from Thai Bank.
One third of APAC data specialists are fully confident of the ability to deliver
Only 29% of data specialists in the Asia-Pacific region, including data analysts, data scientists and data quality managers, are fully confident in their ability to provide reliable data in a timely manner across their organization.
29% of regional data professionals believe in the ability of their companies to perform 360-degree real-time data integration, according to a survey conducted by cloud data vendor Talend. By comparison, 48 percent of respondents in the administration felt similarly, according to the study, which surveyed 763 data professionals around the world, including more than 150 from Asia and the Pacific.
"The different levels of confidence shown by people at management level and operational data workers are not surprising, but they are certainly worrisome." Organizations struggle to provide reliable data when they need to, and they also struggle to gain credibility internally and on the market. And with customers. "
Dynes urged companies to bridge the gap between IT and data workers, which were essential for rapidly delivering data insights, as well as those responsible for building and maintaining trust.
The survey found that people close to data, such as data workers, 31% had less confidence in their companies' ability to trust their data, compared to 45% of management respondents who were confident that their organization was able to provide reliable data at the time the appropriate.
Half of those managers in the Asia-Pacific region were positive that their company was compliant with the databases, while only 38% of the operational data workers felt the same. In addition, 27% of operational data professionals were confident that their organization's data was accurate and up-to-date.
"In order to support business objectives such as revenue growth, profitability and customer satisfaction, enterprises need reliable data that can be delivered when needed and relied on to drive important business insights," Dynes said. The data is critical because without reliable data there will be no confidence in business decisions, and then the confidence of stakeholders and customers will also evaporate quickly. "
Alibaba 11.11 plans to attend to help build brand contact
China's e-commerce giant is looking to expand its reach and celebrate its countdown to celebrate the hours ahead of the 11.11 annual shopping festival.
Alibaba Group said it plans to broadcast the live concert in 10 cable networks in China, Southeast Asia, Africa and North America, which will be the first time the show has been offered to markets outside Asia.
The show will also last for longer, starting from afternoon rather than 8 pm, said the Chinese technology giant, adding that the new day segment will be exclusively on the Youku video platform as well as the Chinese channel Zhejiang TV and Dragon. TV.
Baba introduced the 11.11 celebrations this year, Liu Bo described the ceremony as "very valuable" because he was able to bring impressions of the conversion and brand during the campaign.
"Just like any other form of content, the ceremony is an area for brands to engage and get to know their customers," said Yvonne Chang, vice president of digital marketing at Alibaba, "The value of this interaction extends well beyond the long term."
The 11.11 festival last year attracted a total of $ 30.8 billion (£ 24.48 billion) in merchandise volume, which was the largest annual shopping in the US retail market, spanning a Thanksgiving weekend, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday.
Online accounts for 5% of Singapore's retail sales
The Internet accounted for an estimated 5.3% of Singapore's total retail sales in May, when the market value was S $ 3.7 billion (£ 2.16 billion)
Total retail sales fell by 2.1% YoY and 2.2% y / y, according to the May 2011 Retail Sales Index of the Ministry of Statistics.
The index identifies online retail sales as received orders and agreed terms of sale across platforms such as the company's website, third party sites, mobile applications, and electronic data exchange.
The data that were evaluated are essentially monthly surveys of retail establishments that sell goods directly to consumers.
GOJEK hampers investment from Thai bank
GOJEK Indonesia has acquired investments from Thai Bank SCB as part of the previous F Series financing round.
The amount of the investment has not been disclosed, but the agreement will see the bank working with the GET company of GOJEK.
The new partnership aims to facilitate payments and create a "more dynamic ecosystem" for GET users, drivers, traders and partners in Thailand. For example, GOJEK said, GET drivers will be able to open a bank account at SCB at the GET Driver Training Center and access basic financial services, such as loans and insurance.
The collaboration also included developing solutions for merchant customers from GET and SCB to help them expand their online business.
In addition, GET users will be able to fill their own GET PAY portfolios using the SCB banking application, while the SCB client will enjoy promotions and discounts on GET and GET services.
GET first appeared in Bangkok in February and was currently led by a local management team. "GET is growing rapidly, but this is just the beginning as the penetration of car rides and delivering food online is small compared to the market opportunity," said Pinya Nittayakasetwat, CEO of Pinya Nittayakasetwat. "We are excited about our partnership with SCB, which will help us reach a wider audience and provide more experience. Smooth for all of our users. "
"The partnership will promote the financial integration of drivers with financial solutions tailored to their needs, such as digital lending or personal and individual loans, health accident insurance as well as financial literacy programs," added SCP President Apiphan Charoenanusorn. GET our customers and alliances such as retailers, companies and universities to achieve the goal of "digital lifestyle".