What Companies Can Learn from the Oscars 2017 Mix-Up

by Hazel Sartorio on March 3, 2017 and last updated on September 6, 2018

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La La Land producer Jordon Horowitz holds up the card for the Best Picture winner Moonlight. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson


We all know what happened.

The most unforgettable night in the history of Academy Awards occurred on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 when former Bonnie and Clyde stars Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty presented the Best Picture award to critically acclaimed La La Land when in reality, Barry Jenkin’s Moonlight won the said award.

The blunder was corrected midway through the La La Land acceptance speech when producer Jordon Horowitz held up the card for the audience to see that the announcement was really a mistake.

“I’m going to be really proud to hand this to my friends from Moonlight,” Horowitz said after clarifying the error.

3 Major Limitations of Paper-Based Meetings

by Marc Tan on September 21, 2016 and last updated on December 27, 2017

Companies these days have the option to go paperless or stick to paper-based meetings. Since meetings discuss important decisions, companies tend to rely on their tried-and-tested ways to make sure that they can actually reach a conclusion. (more…)

Your Personal Paperless Project

by Alexandrea Roman on August 3, 2016 and last updated on January 18, 2018

Going paperless is a pet project for many organizations, but it’s also task worth undertaking for individuals. After all, the quote “Be the change you want to be” by Mahatma Gandhi is a strong statement that applies not only to self-growth, but also to social change. If you can make a difference with your actions, why not do so?

You can start with small steps that count in the long run. Here are some simple changes you can do at your home, at the office, or on the go:


4 Reasons Why it’s the Perfect Time to Say Goodbye to Paper-Based Board Meetings

by Sangeeta Mukherjee on August 1, 2016 and last updated on January 10, 2018

In this digital era, many corporate boards still choose to go with traditional paper-based board meetings while using paper for board meetings is increasingly becoming impractical, wasteful, and even dangerous. Why is it important for these companies to choose digital meeting solutions? How can the age-old technology be problematic for an organisation?


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