Category: Media Coverage

Digital Banking Trends: A Transformation in a Pandemic Era

In TechnoBusiness, Spire consultant Eka Rivia Sakti shares his views on the latest digital banking trends in Indonesia, alongside the arising risks and opportunities. Despite promising developments in Indonesia’s adoption of digital financial solutions, much work is needed to develop supervisory frameworks to mitigate the privacy risks that come with increased digitisation.

The ADVANCEMENTS shares Spire Insights on Technology and the Private Security Industry

In the CNBC TV series The ADVANCEMENTS, Ted Danson discusses pertinent current affairs that impact society. From automation to charitable giving, The ADVANCEMENTS showcases solutions dedicated to transforming our world. In this episode, Spire Research Consultant Iman Mohd shares his views on the dilemmas and opportunities facing the Private Security industry.

Masking up — Still big business in a post-Covid era

In TechnoBusiness, Spire consultant Putri Intan shares insights on how Indonesian mask manufacturers can ride on the upward trend in demand for face masks, as well as how companies can differentiate themselves to out compete the market.

Singapore—the Tech Hub of Southeast Asia

In TODAY’s Big Read, Spire’s CEO, Leon Perera, shares his perspectives on Singapore’s competitive advantage vis-a-vis other technological hubs in Southeast Asia, alongside other commentators from the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), Sea Group, Zoom and others.

Opportunities abound for Indonesia’s online gaming market

At a mere 15% market penetration, the mobile-based online gaming market in Indonesia is already worth US$672 million, a 20% increase over the last two years. With a population size of 268 million and increasingly cheap mobile devices to play games with, opportunities abound in Indonesia’s online game market.

Spire expands global footprint with inaugural venture into the MENA region

Spire’s Middle East and North Africa’s (MENA) joint venture is the latest addition to its nine full-service offices around the world. The joint venture is headquartered in Dubai, and offers consultancy services to Asia-based and multinational clients seeking to enter the MENA markets.

Spire Enters the MENA Region

The promise and potential of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region brings about the creation of Spire Research & Consulting MENA LLC, a joint venture based in Dubai.

COVID-19 and the Future of Work in Indonesia

Published in Techno Business Indonesia, Spire Consultant, Andre Wiguna, discusses how COVID-19 has contracted Indonesia’s economy yet spearheaded Indonesia’s digital transformation. With the expectation that work-from-home becomes the new normal, Wiguna provides insights into how this changes work relations and alters gender roles in the domestic sphere.

Spire on America’s path of change

What will be the new US President Joe Biden’s biggest challenge in getting the US back in shape? Leon Perera, Chief Executive Officer of Spire Research and Consulting, shared his thoughts in The Business Times – Singapore.