Author: Wai Lang Lee

Articles by Wai Lang Lee

  • Technologies Driving More Cost-Effective Construction in Singapore
    Published on April 15, 2019 in Market Trends
    While the construction industry is a significant contributor to economic growth in Singapore and the region, it has been plagued by low productivity and insufficient investment in innovation over the years. A panel discussion at a ULI Singapore conference brought together expert speakers from the public and private sectors to touch on some of the new technologies—ranging from prefabricated construction methods to 3-D modeling systems—that are being used by industry players, and what more needs to be done to encourage wider adoption of these solutions.
  • Inside the Digital Transformation of Financier DBS Group
    Published on April 08, 2019 in Inside ULI
    The urgency for organizations to transform themselves in the face of technology-fueled disruption has been a key challenge in many industries. In the banking sector, incumbent players are dealing with the emergence of financial technology, or fintech, firms that threaten them in a range of business segments. In her keynote address at a ULI Singapore event, Tan Su Shan, managing director and group head, institutional banking, DBS, shared with the audience some insights and lessons learned from the journey so far.
  • Sensors and Smart Home Technology Drive Results in Singapore
    Published on April 01, 2019 in Market Trends
    Property developers and owners are accelerating the pace of adoption of new technology, introducing new solutions to enhance the customer and tenant experience and to improve operational efficiency. A discussion at the ULI Singapore Annual Conference in February brought together senior executives from leading regional players to discuss their experiences with implementing technology in their organizations.