Why the marriage between Productivity and Technology is set to grow even stronger

Posted by Audrey Wong on Aug 31, 2018 11:08:00 AM

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retail-homeWhile it is no longer ground-breaking news that technology will bring about disruptive change to how we live and work, it is undeniable that it has transcended beyond being just another fad. In fact, the increasing frequency of this news encroaching into our conversations (whether you realize it or not), reflect that this disruptive change is only set to accelerate in the years ahead.

 

 

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Topics: August 2018, Workforce Optimizer

Singapore’s Productivity Drive

Posted by Audrey Wong on Aug 29, 2018 2:04:00 PM

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According to a report released Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) earlier this year, the overall labour productivity (as measured by real value-added per actual hour worked) increased by 4.5 per cent in 2017, up from the 1.8 per cent growth recorded in the previous year.

 

It may just seem that this stark improvement in labour productivity growth is a reflection on how industries have successfully been transforming in their journey of productivity development.

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Topics: August 2018, Workforce Optimizer

What is Workforce Optimization all about?

Posted by Audrey Wong on Aug 27, 2018 12:14:13 PM

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Car-sharing, ePayments, Netflix, driverless cars. What do all these have in common?

 

These solutions were birthed out of a need to optimize existing solutions that were less efficient or less reliable, or to cater to new problems birthed out of how the world is transforming (think ageing population). Herein we see a trend, or arguably a need, for people to constantly find and develop solutions that would better the practices of the past.

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Topics: Workforce Optimizer, August 2018

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