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.
Much has been said about the great possibilities and potential good a smart city can bring to people, but not enough has been said about the security and trust needed for adoption.
In the next five years, Singapore’s push to becoming a Smart Nation will propel the adoption of analytics as government agencies focus on investment in data, infrastructure and talent for data-driven insights, according to a recent International Data Corporation (IDC) research paper commissioned by SAS.
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.
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.
Does an ‘air-gap’ philosophy have a place and time in today’s hyper-connected world? And why is the industry so hesitant to weigh in? Benjamin Cher reports.
Singapore’s Smart Nation initiative received a boost with the twin announcement of a new data science institute and the signing of an MoU between Microsoft and the National University of Singapore (NUS) Corporation on data science research.
EY will be opening a new regional centre of excellence in Singapore to tackle critical infrastructure cybersecurity, a first-of-its-kind facility in Asia.
Dell, in collaboration with Intel, launched an IoT lab in Singapore which will focus on public safety, industrial automation, and healthcare.
The city-state is launching a trial for over-the-air subscription management of the SIM cards embedded in IoT devices.