Digital Quotient

Curated Reads by the National Library, Singapore

Digital transformation is rapidly reshaping the global economy. The advent of technologies like artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, big data and blockchain is revolutionising the way the economy is run. In Singapore’s push to build a digitally ready society, digital intelligence and capabilities such as data analytics, coding and cybersecurity can give one a pivotal edge over others.

CORE READ

Human + machine: Reimagining work in the age of AI

No longer bulky machines in factories, robots and other forms of artificial intelligence (AI) possess the power to profoundly change the nature of work. Human + Machine examines how companies are using artificial intelligence to innovate and grow while providing a roadmap on how humans can collaborate with artificial intelligence in the digital age.

All rights reserved, Boston: Harvard Business Review, 2018.

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EXTRAS

Confident coding: Master the fundamentals of code and supercharge your career

Computer coding is being touted as the “third language” and a critical skill for the future in addition to written and oral language skills. Pick up the basics of the coding languages of HTML, CSS and Python, and learn to develop your own website or mobile app with Confident coding.

All rights reserved, London: Kogan Page, 2017.

Competing on analytics: The new science of winning

Data analytics has moved beyond a simple study of data and trends to include sophisticated analysis and predictive modelling. Find out how companies like Amazon leverage data analytics to drive their strategies and gain an edge in the competitive market.

All rights reserved, Boston: Harvard Business Review, 2017.

Building a strong AI core for a robust digital economy

Singapore has introduced several initiatives centred on artificial intelligence (AI) in the recent years, which is taken as a sign of its growing importance in the digital economy. This article details some of the possible ways in which artificial intelligence may develop in the near future.

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