Degrees of underemployment: fresh grads stuck in a bind

When Chris Lim, 26, graduated with a Bachelor of Business Management degree in December 2016, he didn't expect that it would take him 10 months to land his first full-time job. After all, the...

Ethical use of AI can augment, not kill jobs

THE fourth season of Netflix's Black Mirror gave a sneak peek into a very possible future altered by technology advancement with many episodes based on how humans interact with artificial...

Why should Singapore SMEs care about EU's General Data Protection Regulation?

ORGANISATIONS all over the world have been scrambling to prepare for the European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which came into force on May 25. Many multinational...

Employees 'best line of defence' to prevent cyber attacks

SMALL and medium enterprises (SMEs) should not have to spend a large percentage of their budget on cybersecurity, if they take proper care and...

New programme to help non-IT professionals boost digital skills

SINGAPORE - A new suite of training programmes launched on Thursday (July 12) aims to help professionals who do not have an IT background gain digital proficiency skills.

Smarter cities for a smarter world

TRAFFIC congestion, air and noise pollution, or overcrowded public transport. These are just a few of the growing pains of a rapidly urbanising Asia, a region which is expected to be home to 64...

Avoiding repeat of oBike case

Bike-sharing firms that require users to pay a deposit may have to place a bond with the authorities when new regulations for the industry go into effect in October.

Driving an intelligent future with AI

ARTIFICIAL intelligence (AI) is rapidly evolving from being just a science fiction staple to a tool with real-world impacts. Despite being portrayed negatively in movies - as in the case of...

How companies can battle copycats

How did Yamaha - an unknown upstart in the 1960s - come to dominate the piano-making business, displacing the iconic brand Steinway?

How can profit and purpose be strategically aligned in Singapore's competitive business environment?

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: How can profit and purpose be strategically aligned in Singapore's competitive business environment?