Eileen Yu

Eileen Yu began covering the IT industry when Asynchronous Transfer Mode was still hip and e-commerce was the new buzzword. Currently an independent business technology journalist and content specialist based in Singapore, she has over 18 years of industry experience with various publications including ZDNet, IDG, and Singapore Press Holdings. Eileen majored in Journalism at The University of Queensland, Australia, where she wrote an honours thesis titled: To Censor or Not: The Great Singapore Dilemma. In her By The Way blog, she covers industry developments in Singapore as well as other Asian markets, and enjoys pushing the line in her discussions about the impact of government regulations and policies.

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Time to change innovation tune

Time to change innovation tune

weekly roundup Speaking at IDA's Distinguished Speaker series in Singapore this week, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer spoke at length about innovating to stay competitive, which was hardly a surprise.Innovation as the new mantra has been frequently repeated at industry events, including last week's Asia-Pacific healthcare IT conference held in the island-state.

May 24, 2007 by in CXO

Would you take on a Second Life?

Would you take on a Second Life?

If you haven't got enough of real life, try getting a second one--literally. Businesses and consumers alike have been flocking toward Second Life, a 3-D virtual world currently inhabited by over 6.

May 23, 2007 by in Tech & Work

Sleeping with the enemy?

Sleeping with the enemy?

weekly roundup IBM's head honcho Samuel Palmisano paid Singapore a visit this week, on an invitation from the local government, and in his address to a ballroom packed with IT professionals, he described a future where tech companies will team up to conduct research projects.

May 10, 2007 by in Enterprise Software

Sleeping with the enemy?

Sleeping with the enemy?

weekly roundup IBM's head honcho Samuel Palmisano paid Singapore a visit this week, on an invitation from the local government, and in his address to a ballroom packed with IT professionals, he described a future where tech companies will team up to conduct research projects.

May 10, 2007 by in Enterprise Software

The big digital universe blowout

The big digital universe blowout

Here's a figure from analyst house IDC that's pretty mind-blowing: 161 exabytes (161 billion gigabytes) of digital information was created and copied globally in 2006. That's equivalent to about 3 million times the information in all the books ever written, or 12 stacks of books, each extending more than 93 million miles from the earth to the sun.

May 9, 2007 by in CXO

The big digital universe blowout

The big digital universe blowout

Here's a figure from analyst house IDC that's pretty mind-blowing: 161 exabytes (161 billion gigabytes) of digital information was created and copied globally in 2006. That's equivalent to about 3 million times the information in all the books ever written, or 12 stacks of books, each extending more than 93 million miles from the earth to the sun.

May 9, 2007 by in Enterprise Software

Apple, the enterprise market player?

Apple, the enterprise market player?

weekly roundup Mention Apple and you'll probably envision a company that's known for its cool, chic and fashionable product designs. But, it's perhaps less likely that you'll think of a company that also provides mission-critical products and services for enterprise customers.

May 3, 2007 by in Apple

Apple, the enterprise market player?

Apple, the enterprise market player?

weekly roundup Mention Apple and you'll probably envision a company that's known for its cool, chic and fashionable product designs. But, it's perhaps less likely that you'll think of a company that also provides mission-critical products and services for enterprise customers.

May 3, 2007 by in Apple

Can blogs become cash cows?

Can blogs become cash cows?

Over the weekend, I revisited a blog that I once faithfully followed over a brief period a couple of years back. I had stumbled upon it when I was trying to find more information about a particular restaurant in Singapore, and was directed to this site.

May 2, 2007 by in Enterprise Software

Can blogs become cash cows?

Can blogs become cash cows?

Over the weekend, I revisited a blog that I once faithfully followed over a brief period a couple of years back. I had stumbled upon it when I was trying to find more information about a particular restaurant in Singapore, and was directed to this site.

May 2, 2007 by in Enterprise Software

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