Today Online: “Developing resilience in a year of fragile growth”
Mr Lee looks back on our economy's growth in 2017 and provides insights into Singapore economic prospects for 2018 and how we must continue to develop resilience to hedge against unexpected shocks.
"We should not be complacent but continue to enhance our resilience now by diversifying and expanding the repertoire of our skills while we have the time and means to do so."
Today Online: “When it is not enough for SMRT to apologise for breakdowns”
FMG Director Mr Lee Kok Fatt's article was published in TODAYOnline on Friday 27 October.
In the article, Mr Lee wrote about the aftermath of the flooding incident on the North-South Line. Singaporeans had felt that SMRT was quick to place blame on the maintenance team, and not have their bosses take responsibility for the breakdown.
TODAY Online: “Getting the balance right on EP”
An effective check no more?
In the 17th October edition of the TODAY newspaper, FMG Director Lee Kok Fatt weighs in on the big-picture questions underlying the recent Elected Presidency (EP).
TODAY Online: “The Singapore Labour Force: Getting Ahead of the Curve”
The “Labour Force in Singapore 2016” report released by the Manpower Research and Statistics Department revealed that the recovery of the job market has yet to take off. With the outlook uncertain, long-term tailored plans from the Government that cater to both enterprises and workers are essential.
This Insights report prepared by Future-Moves Group, which contains our analysis and recommendations to support industry and labour force transformation, was published in the 12 August edition of Today Online.
TODAY: “The ever-changing nature of transformation”
In the 7th August edition of the TODAY newspaper, FMG CEO Devadas Krishnadas writes about the ever-changing nature of transformation and highlights the three tests which will define Singapore's transformative process.
"Transformation needs to meet the test of the three “Bs” — it must be big, it must be bold, and it must lead to better outcomes."
TODAY: “Managing Disruption in the Digital Age”
In the 24th July edition of the TODAY newspaper, FMG CEO Devadas Krishnadas writes about the need for synchronised change amidst digital disruption:
"The digital age is not for everyone but it will impact everyone. It is important that governments, businesses and workers become more aware and more prepared for those impacts. Political, social and institutional systems take a long time to build and to change. However, the digital age moves in a hurry. This asymmetry will be the source of problems and social angst. To succeed in the digital age means synchronising the speeds of change and response."
The Straits Times – “Six habits to cope well with disruption”
"Disruption challenges some fundamental ways of thinking that we need to unlearn. For example, to fail is not to be a failure."
Initiatives have been launched by the Government to cope with the concept of disruption. Read CEO Devadas Krishnadas' commentary in the 15 March edition of The Straits Times about fundamental considerations to take note of while tackling this issue.
The Sunday Times – “Shaken and Stirred”
“I don’t write to persuade people to take my view. I’m trying to persuade people to take a view, based on fact.”
CEO of Future-Moves Group Mr. Devadas Krishnadas was profiled in the 27th November 2016 edition of The Straits Times’ “The Big Read”. With his third and latest book, The Seduction of the Simple, out in bookstores since September, the interview delves into the motivations behind his writing and his perspectives on Singapore’s future.
FMG Highlights: Devadas Krishnadas Quoted in TODAY
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are increasingly easy targets for cyber attacks. FMG’s CEO, Devadas Krishnadas, comments on the importance of companies enhancing their abilities to recover from cyber attacks in TODAY online.
The Straits Times – “Looking Far and Going Deep: Futuring the Economy”
Futuring the Singapore Economy: Bold actions needed to uplift Singapore’s economic competitiveness
The Straits Times – “Tolerance Alone is Not Enough”
In light of the recent Racial Harmony Day celebrations, Devadas Krishnadas provides us with food for thought on how to achieve racial harmony
The Straits Times – “Prepare for the Inevitable: Terror at Home”
In the 6 July edition of The Straits Times, Future-Moves Group’s CEO Devadas Krishnadas writes about how in view of the recent terrorist attacks around the globe
The Straits Times – “Moral roles of the elected president”
In view of the upcoming Presidential elections, Devadas Krishnadas posits that the elected president’s role should expand beyond that of custodian of financial reserves
The Straits Times – “Three tell-it-as-it-is viewpoints”
In the 6 March edition of The Straits Times, Future-Moves Group’s CEO Devadas Krishnadas’ piece “The Seduction of the Simple” was cited by Straits Times Opinion Editor, Chua Mui Hoong.
The Straits Times – “The seduction of the simple”
In the 4 March edition of The Straits Times, Future-Moves Group’s CEO Devadas Krishnadas writes about how a democracy can avoid the pitfalls of simplistic arguments by having an electorate that is interested, informed and involved.
The Straits Times – “Rethinking Tripartism”
CEO Devadas Krishnadas’ latest commentary in the Straits Times today highlights the need to rethink tripartism in Singapore.
The Straits Times – “Expectations for Budget 2016 as recession looms”
In the Straits Times on 22 January, FMG’s CEO Devadas Krishnadas highlighted some key considerations for Singapore’s Budget 2016.
The Straits Times – “Time for a ministry for successful ageing”
In an article published in the Straits Times, CEO Devadas Krishnadas proposes that it’s time that a Ministry be set up to meet the challenges of an ageing society.
TODAY – “S’pore’s Future Rests on its Evolving Economy”
In an article published in TODAY, CEO Devadas Krishnadas comments Singapore will do better only if the global economy does better...
The Straits Times – “What the PM did not say about: The economy”
In an article published in the Straits Times, CEO Devadas Krishnadas argues that Singapore’s economy does not exist in a vacuum but is contingent on how the large economies perform and on how relevant it makes itself to them.
UNDP – “Consultation on Developing Foresight Capacity within the Public Service”
Devadas Krishnadas was invited by UNDP to be part of its consultation session to engage thinkers and practitioners on avenues for building government foresight capacity in developing countries.