KUALA LUMPUR: The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) invested RM4.86bil in small and medium capitalised stocks in Malaysia and it was committed to finding more good companies to add to its current portfolio.
Before the internet, companies generally kept their important information in physical folders. Leads were kept in one folder, sales data was kept in another and so on. While this may have been the best method available at the time, there’s no denying that it wasn’t always very efficient. This was especially true of larger companies that had seemingly endless supplies of data and reports to sift through. Fortunately, today’s tech allows us to keep all of the data we might need to run our business in one convenient location, where we can quickly access and view all relevant points of… This story continues at The Next Web
At the Re-Work Deep Learning Summit in Boston today, a panel of ethicists and engineers discussed some of the biggest challenges facing artificial intelligence: algorithmic biases, ethics in AI, and whether the tools to create AI should be made widely available. The panel included Simon Mueller, cofounder and vice president of think tank The Future Society; […]
WORK is like a capricious lover whose incessant demands are resented but who is missed terribly when they are not there. The relationship is long-term; an average person spends more than half their life at work. Work defines people’s social status, sets income levels and generates a circle of friends.Attitudes to management, as to work, are double-edged. The modern economy has become immensely complex. Coordinating the production of goods and services across international supply chains represents a huge achievement. Becoming a manager is usually seen as a promotion, yet the role of a “middle manager” is often despised as a useless layer of bureaucracy. Workers simultaneously blame managers for not providing enough leadership and for interfering too much with their daily tasks.For their part, managers desperately want to improve their performance. Enter “management books” as a search term on Amazon and you get more than 100,000 results. Budding executives solemnly learn the...Continue reading