Keyword : Innovation

  • Why S’pore needs to honour innovation, excellence and outwardness

    By: admintest admintest | Nov 15, 2017 | Hits: 1682

    To ensure the country’s continuing survival and success, Singaporeans need to be a people who embrace innovation and excellence and be prepared to go out of their comfort zones, said former top civil servant Lim Siong Guan on Tuesday (Nov 14). This would help create “a new economic ascent”, added Mr Lim, who was previously…..

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  • Does Singapore Still Need a National Airline?

    By: admintest admintest | Jul 03, 2017 | Hits: 1495

    For the first quarter of 2017, the Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group reported a loss of S$138.3 million. This performance stands in stark contrast to its performance in the financial year from 2015 to 2016, where the SIA Group reported a net profit of S$804 million, and the same quarter in 2016 where the SIA Group reported a…..

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  • Imagining Endless Possible Futures

    By: admintest admintest | Apr 20, 2017 | Hits: 1447

    The central thesis in Professor Clayton Christensen’s seminal book, The Innovator’s Dilemma, is that successful organisations are doomed to fail in the long run, because there is tremendous inertia to change a formula that has worked well. In other words, the incumbents of today are locked-in to their mental models and success formulas. They are…..

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  • What the CFE Report Means for SMEs

    By: admintest admintest | Feb 20, 2017 | Hits: 1535

    The Committee on the Future Economy’s (CFE) report, released on Feb 9, provides big-picture recommendations for small and medium enterprises (SMEs). SMEs are a key plank of the economy, accounting for around half of our economic output, and employing two-thirds of the workforce. How can they operationalise these recommendations on the ground through working with…..

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  • 3 Steps to Innovating Without Denting Profit

    By: admintest admintest | Aug 31, 2016 | Hits: 1531

    How can an organisation be more innovative, without sacrificing profits? This question, I imagine, is top of mind for small-and-medium-sized enterprise (SME) owners in Singapore as they grapple with business uncertainty and the government’s exhortations to improve worker productivity and transform Singapore into an innovation-driven economy. In fact, a recent survey, conducted by the Singapore…..

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  • Five Hunches About the Future of Public Policy Design

    By: admintest admintest | Jan 08, 2016 | Hits: 5719

    In the last five years, there have been numerous interesting developments in the public sector innovation space. In Singapore, public policymaking and services have traditionally been the domain of a small number of elite technocrats. As in other countries, the more strategic the policy, the smaller that number of technocrats involved. However, as digital and…..

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