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The Age of Big Data

Article  -  Cheryl Chung

Data-driven activities and smart systems could power a quantum leap in productivity and innovation.

Marina Bay: The Shape of Things to Come

Article  -  Benjamin Ng, Ching Tuan Yee

Singapore's new waterfront business district will feature state-of-the-art infrastructure and urban design features.

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.

Sustainable Development: Challenges and Opportunities

Article  -  Tan Yong Soon

Singapore should continue to invest in sustainable development to ensure dynamic growth and a liveable environment for the future, argues the Permanent Secretary for the Environment and Water Resources.

Rethinking a New Social Compact for Singapore

Article  -  Yeoh Lam Keong

To address globalisation’s unprecedented challenges, Singapore may need to rethink—and not just tweak—its social safety net.

Singapore's Political Economy: Two Paradoxes

Article  -  Bryan Caplan

Economist Bryan Caplan, noted for his insights on public choice, visited Singapore in November 2008. His observations address how “economically efficient, but politically unpopular” policies might successfully be carried through a democratic system, and sheds light on the environment in which public policy is made and implemented in Singapore.

Public Managers as Innovators: In Search of Design Attitude

Article  -  Christian Bason

Can public managers see themselves as active designers of innovation and change processes, involving both citizens and the government?

Reclaiming Public Administration

Article  -  Jocelyne Bourgon

After thirty years of reform and experimentation, it is now time to outline a new, integrated model of public administration more relevant to the complex challenges of today, argues Jocelyn Bourgon, President Emeritus of the Canada School of Public Service.

Risk and Resilience in a Changing World

Article  -  David Skilling

A structured approach to managing risk and building resilience is a significant competitive advantage in a more volatile world.

Leveraging Networks for Public Service Delivery

Article  -  Yeo Yaw Shin, Tang Tee Sing, Nicholas Mai

Are we on the brink of a golden age of public service delivery, rich in cross-sector partnerships and collaborative networks?