automation

Robotics and automation

Why worry about automation?

(Dec 9): From the Luddite movement in the early 19th century to the writings of prominent economists such as John Maynard Keynes and Wassily Leontief generations later, the prospect of automation h

Disruption and Digitalisation

Nearly one in five Singaporeans fear impact of tech on their jobs: PwC

SINGAPORE (Sept 27): Close to one in five Singaporeans are scared or nervous about the impact of technology on their jobs, making the city-state’s workforce the second-most anxious in the world abo

Commentary

Where do good jobs come from?

(May 6): Around the world this May Day, policy proposals that would have appeared radical just a few years ago are now on the agenda.

Commentary

Understanding your value in a world of automation

SINGAPORE (May 3): VUCA – Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous – a term originally coined by the American military to describe what today’s leaders must cope with, has quickly become a way to

Tech

ST Engineering partners BYD for new autonomous bus platform

SINGAPORE (Mar 21): ST Engineering has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with BYD to include the Chinese automobile manufacturer’s electric buses in its Land Systems arm’s portfolio of aut

Sector Focus

Why Northeast Asian economies needn't panic over the global electronics slowdown

SINGAPORE (Mar 5): Oxford Economics says the prospects of Northeast Asian economies, which are uniquely exposed to the ongoing global electronics slowdown, are not as bleak as they seem.

Startups • Entrepreneurs • Digital economy

Local family businesses ready to embrace next-gen technologies, but less confident in talent: SAP

SINGAPORE (Feb 28): Local family businesses are most confident in utilising data analytics to drive their business success, as they prepare to put aside their traditional business models to meet fu

Careers & Training

Here's how Singapore's organisations can retain their top talent

SINGAPORE (Feb 27): Fostering human connections is a significant factor in retaining employees who value job security, especially in Singapore.

In print this week

Battling eight giants with basic income

SINGAPORE (Jan 28): In 1942, British economist and social reformer William Beveridge issued an epoch-defining report that established a model for welfare states in the post-war era.

Disruption and Digitalisation

CEOs in APAC are on the lookout for agile and adaptable workers

SINGAPORE (Dec 4): As Artificial Intelligence (AI) creeps its way into the businesses and reorients the nature of work, business leaders are now demanding workers to tap into their more “human” tal

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