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Diversity through Migration

Opinion  -  Philippe Legrain

Social inclusion, a shift in mindset and a holistic strategy are the necessary ingredients in improving Singapore's land transport system.

Horsemen and Super-Powers: Learning to Design in Government

Opinion  -  Agnes Kwek

A decade of design thinking experiments has taught one former policy designer what kills innovation, and what helps it thrive.

Using Data to Create Better Government

Opinion  -  Diaan-Yi Lin, Vidhya Ganesan

​Public agencies in Singapore and elsewhere have already begun to use data analytics to transform public policy thinking and delivery.

Making Policies More Effective, Scalable, Customised and Sustainable

Opinion  -  Ho Teck Hua

Behavioural science has shown that a small nudge in the right direction can produce positive results with enormous benefits.

Managing Complexity with Courage, Conflict and Engagement

Opinion  -  Douglas O'Laughlin

ILOD Principal Consultant Douglas O’Loughlin outlines four key leadership competencies to cultivate in a world of greater complexity and uncertainty.

The Hidden Costs of Behavioural Interventions

Opinion  -  Ong Qiyan, Walter Theseira

Too many small nudges could lead to big problems, argue two social scientists in Singapore.

Positive Ageing: How Can We Make It Happen?

Opinion  -  Kalyani K. Mehta

Surveying current cross-sector efforts, a veteran gerontologist suggests ways to make Singapore an even more age-friendly city.

Public Institutions and the Productivity Imperative

Opinion  -  Gary Banks

An independent public institution could better identify, analyse and communicate the reforms necessary to improve national productivity

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.