Open Data

Machine learning drives Grab's Open Traffic initiative
Edwin Yapp investigates how Grab is using its GPS data to help ease congestion.
Data For Life 2016 aims to shed light on BDA potential
Indonesian big data analytics company Mediatrac said it will kick off a series of events called Data For Life 2016 from Aug 27-31 in Jakarta, following the success of a similar programme last year.
Mediatrac wants to create a big data wave in Indonesia
Jakarta-based BDA company Mediatrac wants to bring the big data wave to Indonesia with its inhouse technology – but in the proper manner, say senior executives.
Most people believe technology can lead to better living: Microsoft survey
7 in 10 people believe that technology will be a catalyst in improving the quality of life, according to a survey by Microsoft Corp, which also found Singapore as the most admired city in Asia Pacific.
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,
Datasets for the rest of us, via Data.gov.sg
The IDA launched Data.gov.sg in June 2011 as a repository for publicly-available datasets, originally aimed at so-called ‘power users,’ but is now taking it a step further.
Malaysia very aggressive with BDA, says ‘father of Hadoop’
The key drivers of open innovation are sharing and collaboration, says Cloudera as it launches a skills-building initiative in Malaysia.
MDeC to launch Asean Data Analytics Exchange by year-end
MDeC plans to launch its proposed Asean Data Analytics Exchange by the end of this year, aimed at boosting big data analytics adoption by businesses.
Grab and World Bank in open-source traffic management push in the Philippines
Grab, the World Bank, and the Philippines’ Department of Transportation and Communications have launched an open data initiative to address traffic congestion and road safety challenges.
Malaysia’s BDA challenge: Talent and open data
Malaysia's national ICT custodian MDeC recognises that the two main challenges the country faces in its regional BDA hub ambition are talent development and the availability of open data sets.
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