5 Ways GDPR Compliance Can Be Good Business

EU ORGANISATIONS have spent an enormous amount of time, money and resources to try and achieve GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) compliance. However, it is clear that preparing to meet...

Elder Statesmen Making Statements

MUCH has been made of the well-publicised lunch sessions between Dr Tan Cheng Bock and Lee Hsien Yang. Social media lights up at the opportunity to talk about the run of...

Stand Up For What’s Right

YOU don’t have to pick on specific incidents to see that there is a general uprising against the expected norms. In the business world, the word “disruption” is bandied about, sometimes...
David Kwee, Training Vision

Can A Compliant Society Produce Geniuses?

IN THE great technological push past disruption and aided by innovation, how will a compliant society like Singapore be able to identify talent? "Will there be new ways of measuring...

Safety Nets For Failure

COMING from an era when businesses endeavoured and persevered, and making mistakes was frowned upon. The idea was to get the job done right, preferably the first time around. Making...
Barbra Streisand

Who Needs Protection From The Absurd?

  THE STREISAND Effect is a phenomenon in which an attempt to remove online information to curb its spread, backfires and is amplified instead. The name comes from singer and actor...

Get To The Root Cause Of Income Inequality

THE SUCCESSFUL recent private fund-raising campaign by Workers’ Party leaders Low Thia Kiang, Pritam Singh and Sylvia Lim was a positive sign for opposition politics in Singapore. It only took them three...

Are We Being Less Neighbourly?

 MUCH FUSS has been made of a recent meeting between Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad and four Singapore activists, historian Dr Thum Ping Tjin, civil rights activist Jolovan...

Singapore Among The World’s Least Active Societies

WE ARE not moving enough. And we are moving too fast. The issues of mobility and movement come to a head as a result of technology. We are slowing down...

The 5 Stages To A New Malaysia

  MALAYSIANS will be celebrating Merdeka Day with greater emotion and fervour following the recent events that have reshaped the country’s political landscape. With former Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Najib Razak...