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Remote working or service has become a new trend against the backdrop of the epidemic. Under the Anti-Epidemic Fund, the Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC) has launched the Distance Business (D-Biz) Programme to support enterprises to continue their business and services during the epidemic. The Programme provides funding support through fast-track processing for enterprises to adopt IT solutions for developing distance business. The Hong Kong Productivity Council is the Secretariat of the Programme.
For each IT solution and the relevant training expenses for the employees, the funding ceiling is HK$100,000 (with funding for the relevant training expenses capped at 10 per cent of the IT solution cost). Each enterprise may receive total funding of up to HK$300,000 to undertake a project to be completed within six months.
An enterprise will be disbursed a payment of 30% of the funding amount after the application has been approved. Upon completion of the project and after the supporting documents are accepted, the remaining funding amount will be disbursed to the enterprise.
IT solution(s) must only be implemented after approval is granted.
The Programme covers 12 categories of IT solutions for distance business, with a view to supporting enterprises to continue business and services during the epidemic.
The list of distance business IT solutions cover:
|2.||Online order taking and delivery, and smart self-service systems
|3.||Online customer services and engagement
|4.||Digital customer experience enhancement
For the company to improve customer service experience and engagement with use of various technologies, including but not limited to the following:
|5.||Digital payment / mobile point of sale
|6.||Online / cloud-based financial management systems
Adopt computerised system to manage the financial related processes of the company, including but not limited to:
|7.||Online / cloud-based human resources management systems
Adopt computerised system to manage the human resources related processes of the company, including but not limited to:
|8.||Remote document management, cloud storage and remote access services
|9.||Virtual meeting and conference tools
Adopt tools to allow groups of people to collaborate or meet virtually through the Internet with the following functions but not limited to:
|10.||Virtual team management and communications
Adopt tools to allow groups of people to collaborate or communicate virtually through the Internet with the following functions but not limited to:
|12.||Other online / custom-built / cloud-based business support systems
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