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.
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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.
"Female IT executive", those three words have sparked many an interesting conversation--and bad puns--in Singapore over the past month. More importantly, though not necessarily more interestingly, they redirected much attention to government IT procurements and system checks.
Some say choosing to end one's life is a cowardly way out of having to deal with the tough roads in life. Death is the easy answer to end all our problems.
Google may no longer be a verb in China if the search giant doesn't get its way and be allowed to operate an uncensored search engine in the country.In an interview with CNN, Google's chief legal officer David Drummond said: "[We] just no longer in good conscience can continue to censor our results.
Electronic services have long been touted as a way for governments to improve operational efficiencies and facilitate better communication with their citizens. Offering government services over the Internet not only provides cost savings, it also allows for better service delivery.
Governments worldwide have been stepping in and scurrying to help their local business community ride out this current economic slump. Singapore, for sure, isn't one to be left out.
Growing up, I used to relish every visit to the stationery shop.I'd spend hours browsing through row after row of colored pens, pencils, erasers, sharpeners and writing pads.
I had hosted a roundtable dialog in April 2001 that included Neil Montefiore, then-CEO of MobileOne (M1). In the midst of the discussion, Neil's phone buzzed and he immediately picked it up to check the text message that had just come in.
My parents never really sat me down for that dreaded discussion about death, but I knew at an early age that life was infinitely finite, regardless of what or who you were. Death comes to all, and that includes your beloved pet terrapins, hamsters, dogs and of course, humans.