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CPFB's iCare Advantage

Interview  -  Lim Boon Chye, Stephanie Ng

Two senior managers from the Central Provident Fund Board discuss the strategic benefits of the agency’s iCARE customer information system.

MOM's Smarter Service Initiatives

Article  -  Roslyn Ten

Customer demand and limited resources drive front-line and backend process redesign at the Ministry of Manpower.

Nudges: Why, How and What Next?

Article  -  Kok Ping Soon

What does the use of behavioural insights mean for public policymaking and service delivery in Singapore? A practitioner shares his views.

What Does It Mean to Optimise Public Service Delivery?

Opinion  -  John Lim, Lee Chong Hock

Lee Chong Hock and John Lim from the PS21 Office examine the challenges that face the Singapore Public Service, as it reaches beyond individual service excellence towards Whole-of-Government outcomes.

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.

The Growth of Asian Cities

Article  -  Bindu N. Lohani

As the main economic engines of growth, Asian cities are increasingly challenged to ensure sustainability while reaping the benefits of urbanisation.

Rethinking Public Service Delivery for the 21st Century

Opinion  -  Janine O'Flynn

It is time to rethink public service delivery: just who are the providers of public services? When should governments externalise?

Commissioning Public Value: The Role of Civil Servants

Article  -  Peter Shergold

Civil servants should see themselves as the architects of new, flexible, cross-sectoral arrangements for creating greater public value.

Gearing the Public Service for SG100

Article  -  Peter Ong

Singapore’s Head of Civil Service charts new directions for the public sector as the nation looks forward to its next decades of growth.

Successful Governance: A Conversation

Interview  -  Gus O'Donnell

The former Head of the Home Civil Service in the UK discusses national wellbeing, meritocracy, the future of service delivery, and the value of public service.