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Re-thinking Public Innovation

Opinion  -  Jocelyn Bourgon

The public sector should seek to transform not just itself but society’s broader capacity to generate new solutions for the common good.

Transformative Innovation and the Policymaker of the Future

Opinion  -  Graham Leicester

The competencies needed to transform governance are already innate in the policymaking community — but a deliberate cultural shift may be necessary to bring them to the fore.

Supporting Job Growth and Worker Prosperity in a New Era of Automation

Opinion  -  Richard Dobbs, Eoin Daly

With the advent of advanced automation, governments have a critical role to play in responding to workforce transitions.

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.

Public Service 4.0: What Might It Look Like?

Opinion  -  Peter Shergold

Digitisation and robotic process automation will revolutionise public administration—but the outcome will depend on how we choose to use them.

How to Build Good Software

Opinion  -  Li Hongyi

Software has characteristics that make it hard to build with traditional management techniques; effective development requires a different, more exploratory and iterative approach.

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.

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.

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.

Making Technology Work for Workers

Opinion  -  Genevieve Ding

Technology, thoughtfully applied to complement and support the workforce, could deepen collective good rather than anxiety.