By The Way
ZDNet's Asia senior editor Eileen Yu takes 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, where she oversees the site's Asia coverage.
At a recent conference for SMBs in Singapore, an entrepreneur lamented that organizations in the island-state are unwilling to pay a premium for quality.Jean-Louis Michelet, who is better known as the deputy chairman of the Singapore International Chamber of Commerce, noted that this mindset was particularly disturbing in the services industry.