Nearly half the workforce of Suntec International Convention and Exhibition Centre (SICEC) will be retrenched. Suntec Singapore jointly announced the news with the Building Construction And Timber Industries Employees’ Union (BATU) yesterday (28 August).
For years, humans have been worried about job loss due to automation. According to the Oxford Economics, automation could displace 20 million manufacturing jobs by 2030. While automation reshapes the world’s employment landscape, this is not unexpected. Throughout history, we have seen examples of technology replacing jobs. For instance, the U.S. rail industry which once […]
Developing a corporate innovation strategy is no easy feat. Akin to cooking a good dish, aside from ensuring that you put in place the best ingredients and chef, adopting the appropriate cooking methods and processes is critical to delivering that dish that you so desire. Likewise, aside from taking into consideration factors such as innovation […]
Massive effort to ensure safety made possible with use of mobile apps, wearable devices.
Founded by student entrepreneurs at NUS, this startup aims to create the “Canva for robotic systems”.
Hackathons seem to have disappeared from Singapore’s start-up scene since the outbreak of Covid-19 earlier this year.
From helping a taxi uncle with his taxes to delivering cupcakes for home bakers, Outside is an app that can do all of that.
The Business Times looks at 10 inventions that were born from the pandemic.
Working for a newly minted company can be very different from working for an established, well-known organization. It’s true that joining a startup can be a fun, smart, and even life-changing experience. While not all startups have the presence and ambience (or the budgets) of sexy industry giants (Google and the likes), and not all […]
Remember the Avengers? A set of Earth’s mightiest heroes coming together to save the world. Ring a bell? Just like a startup, that is most usually a few talented, driven people coming together to do something about a problem they have perceived. Although the Avengers franchise has a happy ending, the way they get there […]
Throughout the years, we’ve seen and heard startups being labelled with terms that often come from the animal kingdom (one might be a mythical creature). Labels like unicorns and camels seem to have shot up and gained interest over the years. We all love our labels— they sound good, make for a great short-cut to convey […]
Innovation is the process of coming up with ideas that creates value for your customers. As the world becomes increasingly competitive, corporate innovation is crucial not only for a company to grow, but also to sustain itself as it allows companies to adopt new technologies, and keep up with the changes in the market. So […]
There’s no doubt that the world is changing rapidly; faster than any era before this. A decade ago, it was unimaginable to own refrigerators that would be able to inform us when we are running low on groceries, yet now we are in the era of the ‘Internet of Things’. Every second we see 127 […]
COVID-19 has affected all aspects of society. With respect to the dimensions of development, what we are experiencing is a paradigm shift in the evolution of humanity. The core aspects of our identities, as well as how we work, learn and engage with society is advancing. According to MaGIC’s recent survey: less than 3% of […]
Created by Augmentus, an industrial automation company, this machine pollinates flowers and harvests strawberries.