Or are they simply passing the buck? An industry analyst observes CIOs have the knowledge to drive business innovation but are hesitant to do so because this responsibility doesn't fall under their purview.
By The Way
An offbeat look at how life and social issues link back to the tech business landscape.
Eileen Yu began covering the IT industry when Asynchronous Transfer Mode was still hip and e-commerce was the new buzzword. In her B.T.W blog, she takes an offbeat look at issues about life and finds a connection to the tech and business landscape. Eileen is senior editor at ZDNet Asia, where she oversees the business tech news site.
Will the next-generation of non-iOS phones have us licking the device to scroll and tapping it on our foreheads to zoom?
Mobile operators in Singapore offer discounts to subscribers who sign up for multiple mobile lines, but how many of these then are active lines?
As rumors of Lee Kuan Yew's apparent "death" swirled online, the nation's population ponders a future without its founding statesman and first prime minister.
Country wants to be Asia's startup capital, but will its citizens take pride in tech innovation that isn't "Singapore-born"?
Should tech companies assume role of social lobbyists? What happens when their users take a different stance?
Brick-and-mortar retailers will need to keep evolving to battle the increasing presence of digital stores.
I attended a roundtable dialogue earlier this week to discuss how we can encourage IT organizations in Singapore to employ autistic workers.Last year, we featured a Danish computer company Specialisterne which hires and trains people with autism, specifically those diagnosed with high-functioning autism, so these individuals can serve as IT consultants and be a useful member of the general workforce.
That question has been popping up more often these days as raw videos of angry young lads pushing elderly women off the bus and road-rage instances make their rounds on the Web.High on trending topics last week was a video of a 25-year-old man who was filmed in a bus, shouting and threatening to slap a 76-year-old woman because she had pressed the bell to alight the vehicle at the last minute.
I was having dinner at Suntec City Mall when I came across a shop--an actual physical store--operated by the local office of daily deal site, Groupon. There were three terminals in the space on which patrons can browse the site and purchase Groupons, some of which can be redeemed immediately at the store.