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.
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.
The Digital Work Economy and Our Human Future
Conversation - Gary A. Bolles
Leading tech strategist Gary Bolles offers a balanced perspective on the impact of technology on jobs, institutions, learning and human development.
Public Value through Private Partnerships: The Grab Story
Article - Zafrul Hashim
A five-year-old technology platform is harnessing public, corporate and individual partnerships to transform urban Southeast Asia.
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.
Editorial Digital Issue 7
Editorial - Alvin Pang
In this digital edition of ETHOS, we bring you fresh views and perspectives on Singapore's economy, society and prospects for the future, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic’s far-reaching impact and its related challenges. Featuring: Anastasia Goh, Wong Hefen, Daphne Yuan, Shirley Loo, Tan Chia Han, and Eddie Choo.
Fiscal Responses to COVID-19 in Singapore and Hong Kong
Article - Alfred M. Wu
Deploying judicious pandemic support measures, Singapore and Hong Kong have sought to stabilise their economies and societies, while laying a foundation for post-pandemic growth.
Connecting to the World: Singapore as a Hub Port
Article - Christl Li
Singapore’s success as a major global maritime hub is the result of bold vision, national determination, and assiduous planning.
Governance Amid Technological Disruption: A Vision for an Agile Public Service
Article - Daniel Lim Yew Mao, Chan Chi Ling
A more agile, iterative and inclusive approach to policymaking and problem solving can help the public sector keep pace with change.