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What Digital Success Looks Like: Measuring & Evaluating Government Digitalisation

Opinion  -  Aaron Maniam

Seven indicators could offer a more comprehensive and useful overview of how well the public sector is doing in going digital.

Agile, Inclusive, Digital-Ready Public Service: Nancy Chahwan in Conversation

Conversation  -  Nancy Chahwan

Nancy Chahwan discusses how the public service can remain nimble and adaptive in a digital society.

FormSG: From Idea to Hit Platform in a Year

Opinion  -  Leonard Loo

A leading member of the team that created FormSG shares his seven steps to building a breakthrough software application, fast.

Humanising Technology for Older Adults

Opinion  -  Tan Tai Kiat

Technology can be of profound benefit to seniors and their supporters—but it has to be adaptable to individual needs and contexts to be truly useful.

Promoting Active Ageing through Virtual & Augmented Reality

Opinion  -  Jung Younbo

A Nanyang Technological University team is developing simulation tools to help seniors learn important skills at their own pace.

From Ageing to Augmented Longevity

Opinion  -  Hannah Chia

Even as governments around the world confront greying populations and their implications, advances in technology and medicine are extending lifespans and healthspans, challenging assumptions about what it means to age.

Lifelong Learning and Ageing: Evidence From Singapore

Article  -  Sheng Yee Zher, Johnny Sung, Chia Ying

While age and educational background are key factors influencing our ability to learn, a recent study suggests that enabling technologies and learning methods can help seniors to go further.

Editorial Digital Issue 4

Editorial  -  Alvin Pang

In this issue of ETHOS Digital Edition, public sector veterans from around the world discuss the future of governance in the digital age. Also, our more experienced colleagues share quick tips on how to do better at work in a new feature: PRO TIP.

Strategy and Stewardship in a Time of Change: Conversations with Stephanie Foster and Sirpa Kekkonen

Conversation  -  Sirpa Kekkonen, Stephanie Foster

Speaking with ETHOS on two separate occasions, Australia’s Stephanie Foster and Finland’s Sirpa Kekkonen reflect on what their governments are doing to be adaptive for the future.

Bringing Data into the Heart of Digital Government

Article  -  Daniel Lim Yew Mao

In a digital era, governments must be more data-driven in decision-making, and work with citizens differently.