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The digital archipelago: How online commerce is driving Indonesia’s economic development

– New research explores the impact of online commerce in Indonesia, as well as the priority measures needed to boost the country’s broader digital economy.

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Cybersecurity and digital resilience: Seven practices for companies in Indonesia

– A robust cybersecurity program requires much more than increasing spending on security risks—digital resilience must also... be built into business processes and system.
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Outperformers: Maintaining ASEAN countries’ exceptional growth

– Almost half of the emerging economies that grew quickly and consistently in recent decades are in Southeast Asia. The challenges... now are to maintain that momentum as circumstances change and to curb income inequality.
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The Power of Parity: Advancing women’s equality in Indonesia

– Indonesia performs slightly better than the Asia Pacific average on progress towards women’s equality. On gender equality... at work, its progress has been above average. It has also reduced maternity mortality and gender gaps in education. But pockets of extreme inequality remain. Closing the gap to the best performers in the region on gender equality offers a significant economic reward. Advancing women’s equality in Indonesia could add $135 billion to GDP annually in 2025—9 percent above business as usual.
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Smart cities in Southeast Asia

– Smart solutions can help cities across the region manage the next stage of growth.
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What Southeast Asia needs to become a major player in artificial intelligence

– For artificial intelligence to take hold in Southeast Asia, the region needs more defined business use cases, better data ecosystems,... and more concerted talent-development efforts.
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Shaping the future of consumption in ASEAN

– Executives at consumer goods and retailing companies must take more sophisticated and nuanced approach to their marketing effort... as there is continued consumption growth in ASEAN.
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Confronting Indonesia’s Productivity Challenge

– Indonesia, along with most other Southeast Asian countries, has an opportunity to capture a bigger share of global manufacturing... activity. Rising wages in China is giving the ten countries making up the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) an opportunity to replace China as the “factory of the world.” Yet taking advantage of this opportunity is not going to be simple.
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As sector partitions crumble, ASEAN companies must cross borders

– Markets and industries have always evolved as businesses strived to create new conveniences and value for their customers while... at the same time capturing increased revenues and profits.
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Unlocking Indonesia’s digital opportunity

– By going digital, Indonesia can unleash the next level of economic growth—to the tune of USD 150 billion in annual economic... impact by 2025.
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Digital revolution: What it means for Indonesian business

– The hardest part of a digital transformation is building the right institutional culture.
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ASEAN Insights: Regional trends

– The ASEAN desk of our Global Economics Intelligence service which tracks and reports key macroeconomic indicators for major Southeast... Asian economies. Find out how to subscribe.
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Big data analytics should be driven by business needs, not technology

– Big data analytics can deliver massive value, but too often companies let technology guide their efforts. Instead, decisions must... be based on business priorities.
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The construction productivity imperative

– How to build megaprojects better.
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Implementing a citizen-centric approach to delivering government services

– When governments deliver services based on the needs of the people they serve, they can increase public satisfaction and reduce... costs.

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