A practical approach to Industry 4.0

WITH recent news of retrenchments and economic uncertainty especially for PMETs (professionals, managers, executives and technicians), a key concern for most people is remaining employable in an uncertain time. With this in mind, the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) conducted a series of...

Budget 2019: Time to boost digitalisation

THE 2016 Budget announcement was a watershed moment for Singapore's businesses. This was the first time that the Budget introduced the concept of digitalisation in Singapore's private sector. E-payment systems, data analytics and using digital software to improve productivity in the...

Challenges SMEs face in their digital transformation journey

IN 2018, digitalisation became a popular buzzword in Singapore. Adopting e-payment systems, going paperless and using digital software to improve productivity in the workplace and increase revenues are all examples of going digital in Singapore. There was a growing consensus that companies and...