MyEG temporary foreign worker renewal service under government review
Online services provided by MYEG under review particularly its temporary foreign worker renewal.
New agency aims to be a ‘govt startup’ for Singapore’s Smart Nation
Singapore has merged its ICT and media agencies, and spun off a new agency to oversee government ICT. Benjamin Cher talks to the new GovTech chief Jacqueline Poh to find out what exactly its role is.
HPE rolls out Future City initiative to APAC
Hewlett Packard Enterprise has extended its Future City initiative to Asia Pacific, it announced at World Cities Summit 2016 in Singapore.
Gartner’s Top 10 strategic technologies for government in 2016
Government CIOs face organisational and cultural challenges that are barriers to harnessing the synergistic potential of social, mobile, data analytics, cloud and the IoT to drive transformational change,
SEA governments’ tech programmes stumped by lack of skills and infrastructure: EIU
Sub-par hardware, manpower shortages and poor data-sharing are hampering the uptake of cutting-edge technology by the governments of Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand, according to a report recently released by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).
Qlue connects people to bureaucrats for a better Jakarta
Terralogiq has developed its Qlue public service platform – not just to serve the people, but as a wake-up call for the bureaucrats in Jakarta, declares founder Rama Raditya.
IDA launches fellowship programme for data science and tech talents
The IDA has launched its Smart Nation Fellowship Programme to get data scientists, technologists and engineers to help the Singapore Government deliver digital and data solutions to improve the lives of citizens.
E-government is passé, it’s digital government now: Ovum
Most governments have already picked the low-hanging fruit of single-function ‘fix my pothole’ applications, and will need to stretch higher to deliver integrated, citizen-focused services, according to global analyst firm Ovum.
Malaysian and Singaporean companies in broad ICT partnership
Singapore-based New Silkroutes Group’s technology arm Digiland Pte Ltd has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Malaysia-based telecoms firm NTT MSC Sdn Bhd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Japan’s NTT Communications Corp.
Enhanced SingPass with added security goes live July 5
Enhancements to SingPass, Singapore’s single sign-on for users to access e-government services, are slated to go live on July 5, according to the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA).