ONE interesting aspect of technology usage and understanding in this millennium is that it has outgrown the late 1990s' stereotype of something that only smart but nerdy folks, wearing big black...

IN the past, the use of data was often viewed as a "nice-to-have" rather than a "must-have" in corporate decision-making.

MICHEL Rochat has spent four decades - almost his entire professional life - working in higher education.

A WILLINGNESS to let go of closely held convictions is clearly a major tenet of William Liem's personal philosophy. Several times in his interview with The Business Times at Tuan Sing Holdings'...

YOU may think that the switch from work as an emergency room surgeon to a perch at the helm of fund giant BlackRock's Asia Pacific operations is a dramatic one. Geraldine Buckingham, the firm's...

GUIDO Jouret, chief digital officer (CDO) at ABB - the Swiss-Swedish engineering giant which specialises in robotics, power, heavy electrical equipment, and automation technology - is one of the...

IN THE 1942 short story Runaround, Isaac Asimov outlined a set of rules that governed the actions of robots. These rules, known as the Three Laws of Robotics, would go on to form the basis of many...

WHEN Feike Sijbesma became the chief executive officer of Dutch company Royal DSM in 2007, he was determined to make the world a better place, while also running a successful company.

AT SOME point in their careers, all leaders will face the prospect of a promotion - and hesitate, retired United States Navy vice admiral John Ryan tells The Business Times.

THERE is a delicate balance to strike when one is a Frenchman heading a 238-year-old corporation in Japan, a country where foreigners are still a rare breed among chief executives. And when one's...