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Integrated CRM-ERP Solution Improves Productivity and Decision-making

10 June 2019
A protection and indemnity insurance solution provider faced numerous internal control issues arising from its manual, inefficient process of drafting policy quotations and contracts on Word documents. Seeking a solution that would integrate management of policies, invoices and claims, the company turned to RSM’s IT services team for assistance.

The aftermath of Storm GDPR in Asia-Pacific

28 May 2019
Whilst the GDPR has been well communicated by the advisory profession in the Asia-Pacific region, there has been only a small number of organisations that one could consider to be GDPR-ready.

Benefits and considerations of cloud accounting

15 May 2019
Disruptive technologies have changed the game for various industries and accounting is no exception. As businesses take accounting to the cloud, a fresh approach is required for the age-old practice of bookkeeping.

Q1 2019 Information Technology Industry Spotlight

7 May 2019
How the mergers and acquisitions cycle has evolved during a remarkable decade for the information technology industry has been an intriguing case study in sustaining of highs.

Timely financial reporting for VWOs — a case study

12 April 2019
A voluntary welfare organisation (VWO) that provides residential care, eldercare and medical services faced a huge challenge in meeting financial reporting requirements.

GST considerations for digitised goods and services

20 March 2019
Global e-commerce has been growing, on average, 20% each year and revenue in the Singapore "digitised goods" (e.g. digital video, digital music, digital games) market amounted to SGD406.3 million in 2015.

Healthcare giant consolidates financial data with ease

20 March 2019
A leading healthcare service provider faced a huge challenge of consolidating voluminous financial data from all its clinics across Singapore every month. Working under pressure to meet financial reporting deadlines, its finance team spent many man-hours manually extracting data from every clinic’s database, tabulating it in Excel format and translating it into consolidated reports. As its existing service provider, RSM’s IT services team was approached by the client to find a solution that would overcome this time-consuming process.

Singapore school boosts administrative and payment collection efficiency

20 March 2019
An independent school in Singapore faced significant challenges in new student enrolment every year. The school administrator had to manually key in all newly enrolled students’ records from the Singapore Ministry of Education (MOE) School Cockpit System into the students’ database. In addition, the school administrator had to manually update the records of students who were promoted to new classes every year. As the majority of students make payments via GIRO for their monthly school fees and miscellaneous fees, these transactions were also manually updated on the school’s merchant bank portal. Much time and effort were spent to ensure that the students’ records were updated in a timely manner before the start of every new academic period and to meet GIRO submission deadlines. Seeking a solution, the school approached RSM’s IT Services team for assistance.

How businesses can navigate uncertain environments to thrive during challenging times

11 March 2019
“What’s your strategy to internationalise and tap into Asean for growth?” With these words, Dennis Lee, Partner, RSM, got the panel discussion off to a rousing start. Titled “Rethinking Strategies in Uncertain Times”, this seminar held on 25 Feb 2019, was jointly presented by RSM and DBS.

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