Technology, media & telecommunications

Today’s hypercompetitive business environment is largely driven by the adoption of disruptive technologies. Innovative businesses are able to experience a meteoric rise to prominence. This has also created a phenomenon where many start-ups have sprung up in recent years, spurring innovation further. On the other hand, traditional businesses that do not leverage on technology or are slow to adapt are at risk of being adversely affected by these disruptions. 


While you focus your efforts and attention on growing your business and overcoming the challenges posed by technical disruptions, we help you take care of all your other important support functions.  

Use of Python for finance analytics

Leveraging Python for Finance Analytics, Automation, and Applications

RSM Singapore conducted a training workshop from 7th – 8th July 2022, for members of CPA Australia on the use of Python programming for accounting and finance functions. This workshop, conducted by Ow Ghim Siong, Deputy Head of Data Science and his team, offered participants an overview of how Python can be used to enhance their job efficiencies. Participants included former Chief Financial Officers (CFOs), senior Vice-Presidents (VPs) and finance managers. 

Financial Services and Markets Bill 2022 on Technology Risk Management

With significant transformations in the financial sector in recent years, The FSM Bill 2022 aims to enhance MAS’ ability to effectively manage the risks and challenges that impact financial institutions (FI).

How Budget 2022 promotes innovation and sustainability

For the past two years, Singapore has invested much of its Budget into combating the COVID-19 pandemic and supporting businesses and households through the economic downturn. This year’s Budget 2022 entitled “Charting Our New Way Forward Together” was delivered by Singapore’s Finance Minister, Mr. Lawrence Wong, on 18 February 2022 amidst Singapore’s transition out of the pandemic and emergence into a new normal.

Is Your Organisation Resilient Against IT Risks?

There is an increased number of IT incidents worldwide. It is, therefore, essential for organisations to review their IT processes critically, identify IT risks, and manage them appropriately to avoid negative impact on their businesses.

Embracing Digital Transformation in Accounting and Finance

RSM Singapore collaborated with CPA Australia, Singapore Management University (“SMU”) and fellow industry players on the publication Embracing Digital Transformation in Accounting and Finance.

Analytics and Technology: How can SMEs Benefit?

A joint study by RSM, SIT and ISCA conducted prior to COVID-19 reported the low adoption rate of analytics and technology among Singapore SMEs. However, when COVID-19 struck, it catalysed a wave of digital transformation among many organisations. It is not hard to see why.

The Future of ESG Reporting and Assurance

Amidst the growing emphasis on good sustainability practices and the desire for greater transparency by the public, particularly those from the younger generation, Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) reporting and assurance are likely to become  commonplace.  

How Budget 2021 Can Support Your Technology Needs

In his Budget 2021 speech, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Mr. Heng Swee Keat announced the COVID-19 Resilience Package that sets out to safeguard public health and support businesses, especially sectors that are badly hit.­­­

Leverage Analytics to Enhance Processes and Insights with Emerging Technologies

RSM Singapore conducted a workshop, from 19 to 20 November 2020, for members of CPA Australia on the use of analytics and technology for finance function. This hands-on workshop provided participants with a first-hand overview of the potential of analytics and technology in enhancing their business processes.

Majority of SMEs Yet to Adopt Data Analytics Despite the Push for Digital Transformation

A research that was jointly undertaken by RSM Singapore, Singapore Institute of Technology (“SIT”) and the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (“ISCA”) found that 69 per cent of small and medium-sized enterprises (“SMEs”) have yet to adopt data analytics.

Post-COVID-19 Technology Strategy

On 9 June 2020, Hoi Wai Khin, Director, and Riven Ooi, Manager, of RSM, shared measures to minimise risks when operating from cloud and adopting technology. This Webinar was jointly organised by RSM Singapore and the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (“ISACA”).

COVID-19 – The Unexpected Driver of Digital Transformation

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented impact on businesses and nations around the world. In order to minimise human interactions and reduce further spread of the virus, many countries have shut their borders, locked down, and imposed closure of work-places for non-essential services.

2019 Annual Information Technology Industry Spotlight

“In 2020, we see more and more investors performing cyber due diligence to incorporate potential risk exposure into the overall deal valuation.” - Nishi Shah, Director, Cybersecurity Due Diligence, RSM 

Technology Risks: How to Protect Your Business

Over the past decade, the wave of digital transformation has swept across many organisations as they embark on adopting advanced technologies to streamline their business processes for productivity.


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