Posts Tagged ‘books’

NCS launches NCS Technology Evolution Book to celebrate SG50

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

The book looks back at the Singapore’s IT transformation from the beginning of its computerisation journey to realising the vision as the world’s first Smart Nation.

Chia Wee Boon (left), CEO of NCS presenting a limited edition NCS Tech Evolution book to Tay Ai Cheng (right), Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Librarian of National Library Board. “With the support from the National Library Board, the public can have access to NCS Tech Evolution. We hope everyone will enjoy reading this book, appreciate the contributions of the pioneers and many unsung heroes,” said Chia.

Chia Wee Boon (left), CEO of NCS presenting a limited edition NCS Tech Evolution book to Tay Ai Cheng (right), Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Librarian of National Library Board. “With the support from the National Library Board, the public can have access to NCS Tech Evolution. We hope everyone will enjoy reading this book, appreciate the contributions of the pioneers and many unsung heroes,” said Chia.

NCS, a leading Info-Communication Technology (ICT) provider in Asia Pacific launched today the NCS Technology Evolution book to commemorate the Nation’s IT transformation from the very beginning of Singapore’s computerisation journey.

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POTD: Laughing boy statuette in Hua Hin book cafe, Thailand

Sunday, February 1st, 2015

We were walking around the beautiful railway station in Hua Hin, Thailand when we stumbled upon this happy figurine of a laughing boy, sitting at the entrance to a quaint book cafe.

A cheerful little statuette of a laughing boy welcoming us into the book cafe. I’m posting this photo here to welcome February 2015. Photo taken with the Olympus OM-D E-M1 mirrorless interchangeable lens camera with Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm f2.8 PRO lens. Photo credit: John Tan.

A cheerful little statuette of a laughing boy welcoming us into the book cafe. I’m posting this photo here to welcome February 2015. Photo taken with the Olympus OM-D E-M1 mirrorless interchangeable lens camera with Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm f2.8 PRO lens. Photo credit: John Tan.

The peaceful cafe was on the other side of the traffic circle in front of the railway station.

The small cafe was simple and peaceful, a welcome refuge from the direct heat of the midday sun.

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Book: PageUp People launches “Talented Southeast Asia”

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

Talented Southeast Asia is dedicated to talent management trends and challenges in this region.

Talented Southeast Asia addresses the key talent management challenges for organisations conducting business in Southeast Asia, and provides a framework to help them attract and retain talent, increase workforce productivity and achieve regional business goals.

Talented Southeast Asia addresses the key talent management challenges for organisations conducting business in Southeast Asia, and provides a framework to help them attract and retain talent, increase workforce productivity and achieve regional business goals.

The new book addresses key challenges and the future outlook for employers consolidated from over 100 interviews conducted over a 12 month period with business and human resource (HR) leaders.

Co-Author Sylvia Vorhauser-Smith is Senior Vice President – Global Research, at PageUp People.

Co-Author Sylvia Vorhauser-Smith is Senior Vice President – Global Research, at PageUp People.

Over 50 companies including Bosch, BHPBilliton, Deloitte, Dentsu Aegis Networks, DHL, Mastercard, Olam International, Pandora, and Smiggle, participated in the interview process, across six major countries: Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam.

Participating firms are global corporations with a significant presence in two or more of these ASEAN 6 countries.

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