How do we conduct a national conversation?

An opinion-gathering exercise aimed at young people in Singapore has kickstarted a series of forums looking at a range of social issues. GovInsider spoke with one of the organisers to learn more about how such an exchange of views is hoped to contribute to social development.





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What to prioritise in a smart city makeover

ST Engineering has been helping cities to transform since long before the term ‘smart city’ became a catch-all for modernising urban environments through digitalisation and technology. Chew Men Leong, President of Urban Solutions at ST Engineering, sheds light on what governments should focus on as they pursue their smart city goals.

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Hackathons aren’t just for hackers

Talk of innovative ways of solving government agencies’ problems is plentiful, but often empty. Singapore shared services agency VITAL recently transformed talk into action with a hackathon aimed at generating fresh ideas, and it thinks other agencies could benefit by following its lead. GovInsider checked out the event.