Strategies for Singapore Businesses to Thrive in the Face of Workforce and Inflation Challenges

Today’s dynamic global economy presents both challenges and opportunities for Singaporean businesses. In a fast-paced and interconnected global economy, business leaders face a myriad of challenges and opportunities. Drawing insights from IndSights Research’s business leaders panel discussion on 1 March 2024, this article discusses how Singapore businesses navigate through workforce and cost challenges, exploring factors […]

Local Food Services companies expressed cautious optimism about their future

As we have now fully transitioned past pandemic measures in Singapore, IndSights Research’s Business Sentiments Survey (BSS) findings showed that local Food Services companies polled in FY2022 and FY2023 said that they experienced a modest improvement in profitability in the preceding year (see Figure 1). However, these companies were not as optimistic about the future. […]

From Code to Culture: Singapore’s Homegrown Cybersecurity Consulting Firm Redefines Technology with a Passion for People and Innovations

(This is a multi-part business profile series by IndSights Research, featuring inspiring business leaders from different industries in Singapore.)  In the digital age, where innovation thrives and threats lurk in every shadow, cybersecurity companies face a unique conundrum: attracting and retaining the talent needed to build the future-proof fortresses of tomorrow. This requires a calibrated […]

Revolutionising Singapore’s healthcare amidst demographic shifts and economic demands

Singapore’s healthcare industry stands out globally for ensuring universal access to good health while playing an active role in shaping the nation’s long-term economic goals. The healthcare sector’s unwavering commitment to research, innovation, and pioneering medical advancements, is part of the refreshed Industry Transformation Map (ITM) 2025. The sector benefits not only residents but also […]

Is hybrid work arrangement the future of work?

In today’s post-Covid world, flexible work arrangements have become more common. Having the flexibility to work from home or anywhere can be more productive for some employees, and is even a criterion for some jobseekers. The expectations of employees to have some form of hybrid work arrangement have also affected the work policies adopted by […]

Is Singapore 5G ready?

One of Singapore’s key objectives in becoming 5G-ready was to ensure that half of the nation can fully experience the capabilities of 5G networks by the end of 2022, and the lion city is well on track to offer nationwide 5G coverage by 2025. This encompasses not only the deployment of a comprehensive 5G network […]

Singapore SMEs and sustainability: Taking a proactive stance

Embracing the sustainability challenge The challenges (and opportunities) of being a Singapore based SME is familiar to the readership of IndSights articles.  In the current macro and geo-political environment, the goal of remaining competitive is complicated by rising interest rates, broad cost escalation, supply chain unpredictability and the rapid change flowing through many industries from […]