Stories by Ross O Storey

Enough data to fill 75 billion iPads

The amount of digital information created annually will grow by a factor of 44 by 2020, according to a new EMC-sponsored study by IDC.
The amazing growth will come as all major forms of media - voice, TV, radio and print - complete the journey from analogue to digital.

Written by Ross O Storey05 May 10 22:00

Get to know your CFO

The role of the chief financial officer (CFO) in the current challenging global economic conditions is ‘certainly not for the faint-hearted’.
This was how Dr Ernest Kan Yaw Kiong, president of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore (ICPAS), described it at a recent joint ICPAS-Microsoft CFO forum on ‘Business Intelligence for Challenging Times’ in the Lion City in June.

Written by Ross O Storey20 Aug. 09 22:00

Things go better with roam

From mainstreet New York, Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur, to the backstreets of Singapore and Mumbai; even in remote mountain villages from Africa to Mongolia, the brand name Coca Cola is universally-known and recognised.
PT Coca-Cola Bottling Indonesia (CCBI) is part of this iconic and truly global beverage sales company based in Sydney, Australia and with regional headquarters in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Written by Ross O Storey07 May 09 22:00

Are you an 'innovative leader'?

CIO Asia: What would you say are key attributes of an innovative enterprise leader? What's different about an innovative leader's management style?
Gerry Davis: Innovative leaders seek insight and first mover advantage through the development and application of new ideas, and improved processes. They are also gifted communicators, not just in getting their message out, but in soliciting and acting on feedback from employees and clients. They also have a clear vision to guide their company's direction; they are therefore able to accommodate storms and reduced visibility by continuing to focus on their strategic direction and goals.

Written by Ross O Storey15 Oct. 08 22:00