A Smart Nation needs an intelligent network

  • A Smart Nation’s systems need to scale and easily integrate
  • Need to ensure built-in measurement processes and technologies

These terms, or what some would crisply be described as VUC, have increasingly come to describe a tumultuous world. Businesses today face unprecedented challenges, both externally and internally.
From an external macroeconomic perspective, the new paradigm is about economies and businesses coping with slower economic growth. Even countries with strong growth in years gone-by are struggling to re-invigorate their economic engines. Continue reading “A Smart Nation needs an intelligent network”

Re-Establishing Trust – A Driver for Innovation

Trust at all levels of the economy have come under duress. Joseph Lim examines the core notion of trust and what can be done, especially in terms of technology, to ensure technology infrastructures live up to their expectations.

Trust is the cornerstone of a myriad of human and business relations. It forms the basis of all interactions between people and organisations. Shareholders and board members nominate and elect key corporate executives to lead businesses because they trust them to deliver on the greater good of stakeholders.

Businesses and consumers purchase products and services because they trust their partners to deliver on their promise. And this chain of relationships continue with trust being the cornerstone in relationships.

Within the Asian context, trust has always played an important role, a cornerstone, as it is the embodiment of relationships.
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