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Study finds digitalised SMEs earned more in 2020

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that went through digitalisation in 2020 had stronger revenue growth and a far better outlook for 2021, consistent with a study by UOB. The UOB SME Outlook 2021 Study found that two in five SMEs that implemented digitalisation initiatives in 2020 had stronger revenue growth than non-adopters, with companies that digitalised their entire business or multiple areas outperforming those that digitalised just one area. Among non-adopters, six out of 10 saw their 2020 net revenue decline from 2019.

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The Sound of Progress & Productivity with Asana

With an increasingly distributed workforce, people have been working from home, from the office, from different geographies and in the cloud, and people working different shifts. Prior to the pandemic, there were several options for gaining insight into the productivity of the workforce, but remote working has thrown us a curveball and management can’t entirely track remote employees’ productivity using manual methods or policies. So how do we measure those metrics? How do we efficiently and accurately manage our team’s work? How do we evaluate and keep up with the productivity by members of our workforce?

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Digital Transformation: A Mark, A Mission, A Brand.

Here at PointStar, our goal has always been to digitally transform businesses through cloud solutions. We believe that cloud computing is an excellent way forward for companies to transform their businesses and stay efficient, lean and competitive in the marketplace. We have been committed to empowering companies across the Asia Pacific with the best cloud solutions so that they can concentrate on the things that matter most – their business.

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How Google Cloud Storage achieves 99.999999999% annual durability

One of the most fundamental aspects of any cloud storage solution is durability which is how well the data is protected from loss or corruption. Google Cloud Storage has been designed for at least 99.999999999% annual durability or 11 nines. That means that even with one billion objects, you would likely go a hundred years without losing a single one.

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Differences between project management and work management

At first glance, project management and work management have similar meanings in which each requires planning and what sets them apart is the level and scope of work. According to a survey conducted by Mmoser Associates, out of 120 companies in Asia Pacific, 56% of respondents said they would prefer the flexibility of working remotely. The Covid-19 pandemic is a strong reason for this big shift in the way we work. That is why many companies are starting to embrace digital transformation to keep their businesses going. This digital transformation certainly involves a collaboration platform that makes it easy for employees to stay connected either to communicate or to do more measurable work planning.

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Chat and Rooms are now resizable in Gmail on the web

The Chat and Rooms sections in the left-side navigation of Gmail on the web are now resizable. This makes it easier to stay on top of your most important conversations and navigate to relevant chats faster. To resize a section, click on a section header and drag to adjust as needed.

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Asana: Kick projects into high gear

Are you yearning for something that could boost productivity at work? Asana is the solution for you. It’s a collaborative tool that helps teams track their work, from tasks to workflows to even projects. Don’t confuse it for a full-scale project management platform, however, because it doesn’t have resource management tools, budgeting and expense tracking, or other features you might expect in that type of app.

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