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Eileen Yu

Eileen Yu began covering the IT industry when Asynchronous Transfer Mode was still hip and e-commerce was the new buzzword. Currently a freelance blogger and content specialist based in Singapore, she has over 15 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 enjoys seeing how far she can push the line when blogging about technology, government regulations, and politics in Singapore and the rest of Asia.

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Accepting the best defense

September 15, 2006 by in Security

Accepting the best defense

weekly roundup The annual International Monetary Fund-World Bank conference finally kicked off in Singapore this week after months of preparation by the authorities, which had included urging citizens in the island-state to welcome the 16,000 visiting delegates from 184 countries, with a smile.

Why you need to know enough

September 13, 2006 by in CXO

Why you need to know enough

How much technical knowledge does an IT decision maker need to have to make a well-informed decision and lead a project to success?One IT vendor recently told me of a growing concern he has about IT heads in Singapore.

Why you need to know enough

September 13, 2006 by in Tech & Work

Why you need to know enough

How much technical knowledge does an IT decision maker need to have to make a well-informed decision and lead a project to success?One IT vendor recently told me of a growing concern he has about IT heads in Singapore.

Moving ahead of the rest

September 8, 2006 by in Tech & Work

Moving ahead of the rest

weekly roundup If you had to name the two most popular outsourcing destinations in Asia, chances are China and India would immediately spring to mind. Now, how about the third most popular country for offshoring?

Moving ahead of the rest

September 8, 2006 by in CXO

Moving ahead of the rest

weekly roundup If you had to name the two most popular outsourcing destinations in Asia, chances are China and India would immediately spring to mind. Now, how about the third most popular country for offshoring?

Predictions gone wrong

September 4, 2006 by in Open Source

Predictions gone wrong

While attending a Red Hat event sometime last month, a video made by the company truly captivated me, and many others in the room.The video did not try to sell Red Hat.

Best things in life should be free

August 31, 2006 by in Google

Best things in life should be free

weekly roundup The best things in life aren't always free, but shouldn't they? When I met up with free software advocate Richard Stallman a couple of years back, he discussed the need for everyone to have "a minimum freedom" to consume "any kind of written or artistic work" including encyclopedias, music and art.

Best things in life should be free

August 31, 2006 by in Google

Best things in life should be free

weekly roundup The best things in life aren't always free, but shouldn't they? When I met up with free software advocate Richard Stallman a couple of years back, he discussed the need for everyone to have "a minimum freedom" to consume "any kind of written or artistic work" including encyclopedias, music and art.

Keeping Apple at bay

August 24, 2006 by in Apple

Keeping Apple at bay

weekly roundup In December last year, Singapore's golden boy Creative Technology declared that it is expecting arch rival Apple Computer to pay royalties for a U.S.

Keeping Apple at bay

August 24, 2006 by in Apple

Keeping Apple at bay

weekly roundup In December last year, Singapore's golden boy Creative Technology declared that it is expecting arch rival Apple Computer to pay royalties for a U.S.

Taking the lead to lead by example

August 21, 2006 by in Tech & Work

Taking the lead to lead by example

A few months ago, a friend forwarded me a speech made by a well-known name in the outsourcing circle not only in the region, but worldwide.The man, speaking at an employee session of an IT company in India, reminded his listeners that it was important to avoid putting in long hours at work for long periods of time.

Taking the lead to lead by example

August 21, 2006 by in CXO

Taking the lead to lead by example

A few months ago, a friend forwarded me a speech made by a well-known name in the outsourcing circle not only in the region, but worldwide.The man, speaking at an employee session of an IT company in India, reminded his listeners that it was important to avoid putting in long hours at work for long periods of time.

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