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Innovation is Indispensable for Economic Growth

In a world where economies are built around what is “new and improved”, it’s not enough to just keep up or do as the others do. From the earliest years following its inception, Singapore knew it…

Succeeding Through Effective Communication

These days, success is all about measurability—the only way to know if something is successful is if there is quantifiable data that shows that it is. There are, however, success factors that are…

The Challenges of Commercialising Deep Tech

It’s not called “deep tech” for nothing. And yet, however “deep” certain technology might be, one might say it remains nothing more than a pipe dream unless its potential is harnessed and optimised…

Skills Today, Jobs Tomorrow

  “Where do you see yourself five years from now?” may not be as easy to answer for the average Joe now  as it might have been five years ago. Thanks to digital technology and all the disruptions…

Making Good Leaders, Great.

Great leaders are not born, they’re made. While allowance may be made for natural talent and ability, there is some truth to the edited adage in that a person’s leadership potential is realised over…

Increased HR Competency for an Increasingly Complex Workforce

There was a time when all you had to do land a job and excel in it was to get a degree for it, and work hard. Nowadays, the workplace and the workforce have become a lot more complex than that.  …

How Education Empowers Entrepreneurs

Generally seen as a stepping stone towards a promotion in a major corporation, post-graduate studies aren’t exactly a priority for most entrepreneurs. With no corporate ladder to climb and the high…

Fintech’s Role in Risk Management

Risk is ever-present in an inter-connected world—risk in one area often spells risk in another. In the inter-connected world of finance, there are many risks that threaten the success, and even the…

Matching Paces With Digital Media

To say that digital media is evolving faster than you can say “Facebook” is an understatement. Newer, faster and more advanced ways to reach out, and reach back, are introduced before their…

Implementing Innovation

Innovation is one thing; implementation is something else altogether. With all this talk about disruption and how it is recreating entire industries, it is up to individual businesses within…

Equipping an Evolving Workforce

Your skillset today may be obsolete tomorrow. That’s a reality professionals need to face if they mean to stay competitive in their respective fields. The World Economic Forum says this year’s…

Making cybercrime pay

If you’re a Starhub user, chances are that you would have experienced difficulty using the Internet not too long ago. The telco’s broadbank network was hit by two waves of cyberattacks, stemming from…