One of the ways for Singapore’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to differentiate and upgrade themselves in a competitive business climate is to keep their employees at the forefront of digitalisation.
And for good reason too. SMEs represent 99 per cent of all enterprises locally, while contributing to nearly half of Singapore’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). They also provide seven in 10 local jobs.
“With more than half of the world’s millennials residing in Asia, the workplace will need to transform to adapt to the technology habits of these digital natives. In addition, due to deployment of advanced and emerging technologies, organisations need to relook at reskilling its workforce to develop creative and strategic skills for the future,” says Borko Kovacevic, director of productivity solutions at Microsoft Singapore.
Read the full article titled “’Digitalise and Upskill’ Employees for Modern Workplace with Technology” to find out how the rise of millennials entering the workforce is acting as a catalyst for companies to address changing worker expectations.
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This post may contain excerpts from an article entitled “’Digitalise and Upskill’ Employees for Modern Workplace with Technology” published in The Business Times on 14 February, 2018.