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Priyankar Bhunia

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Priyankar is based out of our Singapore office and is part of the editorial team. An engineer and MBA by education, he has prior experience in investment banking, media and tech startups. He spends his spare time reading and rambling.

Author's Articles

November 7, 2017
The journey behind the development process of the Business Grants Portal (BGP)
November 6, 2017
How the Australian Digital Health Agency is helping create a seamlessly-connected digital healthcare system for Australia
October 28, 2017
Monetary Authority of Singapore appoints first Chief Cyber Security Officer

Case tracker added to OneService app which provides a single platform for Singapore residents to report municipal issues

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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October 26, 2017
News

DLT-based cross border trade finance infrastructure to be first collaboration under Singapore-Hong Kong FinTech cooperation agreement

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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October 25, 2017
News

Singapore’s Construction ITM aims to use cloud and digital technology to integrate stakeholders in the building life cycle

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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October 25, 2017
News

NTU developing AI-based virtual tutor to offer personalised, interactive learning support system for medical students

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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October 25, 2017
News

Protecting Critical Information Infrastructure through an understanding of Safety, Availability and Maintainability

Priyankar Bhunia
October 30, 2017
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October 24, 2017
Expert Opinion

Researchers led by NUS scientists develop organic film which outperforms existing flash memories in endurance, energy efficiency and cost

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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October 24, 2017
News

How the Singapore Government plans to boost solar power capacity to 1 gigawatt peak beyond 2020 from 140 megawatt peak today

Priyankar Bhunia
October 29, 2017
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October 24, 2017
News

New South Wales Government to launch platform for data sharing across government agencies

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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October 24, 2017
News

‘One Million Arab Coders’ initiative launched in Dubai to equip young Arabs with skills required for digital economy

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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October 24, 2017
News

Enhanced FinTech regulatory sandbox in Australia to have wider range of eligible products and services and longer testing timeframe

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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October 24, 2017
News

World Bank and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to establish joint data centre on forced displacement

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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October 24, 2017
News

EXCLUSIVE - A conversation on the evolution of artificial intelligence and its present-day applications

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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October 24, 2017
News

The evolving nature of access control in the era of cloud and mobile

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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October 23, 2017
Expert Opinion

Draft 40-year strategy for Greater Sydney transport envisions customer-focused, technology-driven services

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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October 23, 2017
News

Australian Defence Innovation Hub contracts to explore underwater acoustic sensors, virtual reality based training

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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October 23, 2017
News

Report from UN Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy highlights concerns over big data and open data

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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October 23, 2017
News

DICT Philippines to launch digitalcitiesPH jointly with NICP and IBPAP to develop IT-BPM hubs outside Metro Manila

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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October 23, 2017
News

Philippines Department of Science and Technology enters into partnership with MOOC providers to promote data science education

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 23, 2017
News

Driving tests in Singapore to move from human testers to intelligent cameras and sensors for learner assessment by 2023

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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October 22, 2017
News

Dubai Government launches Internet of Things (IoT) strategy and Data Wealth Initiative

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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October 22, 2017
News

Plans for cloud-first strategy and national AI framework revealed at 29th MSC Malaysia Implementation Council Meeting

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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October 22, 2017
News

Smart metering, solar forecasting, energy storage systems and experimental micro-grid to help build smarter grid in Singapore

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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October 22, 2017
News

Focus on advanced manufacturing technologies and innovation capabilities in Singapore’s Energy & Chemicals Industry Transformation Map

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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October 21, 2017
News

DICT Philippines holding series of public consultations on implementation of Free Internet Access in Public Places Act

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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October 20, 2017
News

Research breakthrough at NUS could potentially make microprocessor chips work 1,000 times faster

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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October 20, 2017
News

Army Battlefield Internet, air surveillance system detecting small drones among Singapore’s Defence Technology Prize winners

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 20, 2017
News

Office of the eSafety Commissioner in Australia piloting online portal to provide support and advice for victims of image-based abuse

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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October 19, 2017
News

Resale transaction process for public housing in Singapore to be streamlined through new online portal from January 2018

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 19, 2017
News

International survey finds 10% of Singaporeans use OGD on daily basis; 51% cite lack of awareness as biggest barrier to greater use

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 19, 2017
News

Australian and New Zealand financial regulators reaffirm collaboration on FinTech opportunities and innovation

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 19, 2017
News

Financial Markets Authority in New Zealand to grant exemption for personalised robo-advice

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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October 19, 2017
News

GovHack Red Carpet Awards winners demonstrate innovative use of open data for real-world outcomes

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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October 18, 2017
News

Victorian government seeks to improve whole-of-government data sharing through new legislation

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 18, 2017
News

New digital technology research centre at NTU Singapore to focus on air traffic management and underwater robotics

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 18, 2017
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AU$30 million for 20 companies to facilitate transition from traditional, heavy industries to knowledge-based advanced manufacturing

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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October 18, 2017
News

Victorian Department of Health and Human Services looking to appoint Chief Digital Health Officer and Chief Data Officer

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 18, 2017
News

CSIRO partnership leads to first successful implantation of 3D printed titanium and polymer sternum and rib cage

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 18, 2017
News

South Australian Government research institute develops mapping system to forecast ocean currents in real-time and high resolution

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 18, 2017
News

World Bank’s ID4D initiative launches advisory council to advance digital identification as a sustainable development priority

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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October 17, 2017
News

Department of Human Services Australia using digital assistants to help welfare recipients and processing staff

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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October 14, 2017
News

Review of current capabilities produces recommendations to deliver a whole-of-government data linkage model for Western Australia

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 14, 2017
News

Preliminary results for SWIFT’s blockchain PoC demonstrate potential for real-time liquidity monitoring and reconciliation of Nostro accounts

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 14, 2017
News

Australia’s second Joint Cyber Security Centre launched in Melbourne

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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October 12, 2017
News

Geospatial solutions for community challenges recognised at SLA’s OneMap IdeaWorks! Exhibition and Award Ceremony

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 12, 2017
News

EXCLUSIVE - Insights into cybersecurity education and challenges in bridging the skills gap

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 12, 2017
News

Smart crossing, Integrated mobility platform, autonomous air taxi and more innovations from RTA Dubai

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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October 11, 2017
News

Australian Department of Health conducting public consultation on secondary use of My Health Record data

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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October 11, 2017
News

ACSC finds rising sophistication of cyber threats along with exploitation of publicly known vulnerabilities with known mitigations

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 10, 2017
News

EXCLUSIVE - Innovating for the future of cross-border payments in collaboration with banks and FinTech startups

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 10, 2017
News

Singapore exploring use of blockchain to link National Trade Platform to trade platforms in other countries

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 10, 2017
News

EXCLUSIVE - How ISACA is helping Singapore bridge the cybersecurity skills gap

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 10, 2017
News

Malaysia’s Mass Rapid Transit Corporation using cloud-based Common Data Environment to manage construction of SSP line

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 9, 2017
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An in-depth look at GovTech’s new common hosting platform for Singapore Government websites

Priyankar Bhunia
October 29, 2017
Originally published on:
October 9, 2017
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Singapore’s National Water Agency to install smart shower devices for 10,000 new homes to boost water conservation

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 9, 2017
News

SingPost launches its first Smart Post Office supported by digital network offering anytime, anywhere access to services

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 9, 2017
News

Robot masseuse developed by start-up incubated at NTU Singapore starts operating at traditional Chinese medicine clinic

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 9, 2017
News

DTA’s submission to Australian Senate Inquiry on ‘Digital delivery of government services’ provides details about 5 priority areas

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 8, 2017
News

EXCLUSIVE – Making Dubai the happiest city on earth using technology as an enabler

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 8, 2017
News

New portal from Australian government provides one-stop access to digital mental health services

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 8, 2017
News

Victorian government appoints financial services cybersecurity veteran as first Chief Information Security Officer

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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October 8, 2017
News

Researchers at A*STAR develop new data structure which improves data tracking and analysis for network protection

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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October 7, 2017
News

MAS’ Cyber Security Advisory Panel discusses strategies to enhance cyber resilience of Singapore’s financial sector at inaugural meeting

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 7, 2017
News

Dubai Land Department becomes first government entity in the world to implement all transactions on blockchain platform

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 7, 2017
News

MDEC seeks to stimulate interest in gaming industry among Malaysian youth through Level Up at School programme

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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October 6, 2017
News

Australian Government seeking final industry feedback on standards framework for national digital identity project

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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October 5, 2017
News

Consortium led by MAS and ABS develops software prototypes for decentralised inter-bank payments using blockchain technology

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 5, 2017
News

Bicycle-sharing operators in Singapore to adopt geo-fencing technology by year-end under MoU with LTA, NParks and Town Councils

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 5, 2017
News

Australian Institute of Marine Science trials autonomous ocean vehicle for monitoring Great Barrier Reef

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 5, 2017
News

Bridging the divide between data-haves and have-nots through data philanthropy

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 4, 2017
Expert Opinion

Bridging the divide between data-haves and have-nots through data philanthropy

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 4, 2017
Expert Opinion

MDEC’s ASEAN Data Analytics Exchange partners with industry to set up Data Science Finishing School for Graduates

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 4, 2017
News

National Environment Agency Singapore seeking solutions for real-time monitoring of emissions from diesel vehicles and industrial odours

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 4, 2017
News

DTA Australia reviewing standards for digital government services

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 4, 2017
News

Intergovernmental government signed in Australia to establish National Facial Biometric Matching Capability

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 4, 2017
News

Consortium of banks, together with IMDA Singapore, completes proof-of-concept for ASEAN’s first industry KYC Blockchain

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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October 3, 2017
News

Personal Data Protection Commission of Singapore launches free online assessment tool for organisations

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 3, 2017
News

EXCLUSIVE - Defending the City of LA’s cyberspace through an integrated, partnership-driven approach

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 3, 2017
News

Australian Securities and Investments Commission issues guidance for issuers of Initial Coin Offerings

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 2, 2017
News

IE Singapore signs two MOUs to help Singapore companies access Chinese market and innovation ecosystem

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 2, 2017
News

Multi-agency Data Taskforce led by NSW DAC and ACS makes recommendations to support data sharing while preserving privacy

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 2, 2017
News

Singapore’s Whole-of-Government approach to maritime security to ensure comprehensive coverage and co-ordinated responses

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 2, 2017
News

Singapore’s Whole-of-Government approach to maritime security ensures comprehensive coverage and co-ordinated responses

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 2, 2017
News

World's longest unhackable communications link opened between Beijing and Shanghai

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 2, 2017
News

Mobile app released for digital payment of parking charges at all 1,100 public car parks in Singapore

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
October 1, 2017
News

Australian government working with industry to develop standardised APIs for making data easily available to consumers

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
September 30, 2017
News

GovTech Singapore to progressively open-source code for cloud-based, smart mobility platform

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
September 30, 2017
News

82 projects to improve lives using open government data submitted in GovTech’s 1st Data Visualisation Video Challenge

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
September 30, 2017
News

Malaysian PM announces steps to transform TVET in preparation for Industry 4.0 and digital economy

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
September 29, 2017
News

Close to 850 students awarded as part of programmes to develop industry-ready talent pipeline in Singapore for infocomm and media sector

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
September 29, 2017
News

MDEC partners with ISACA to improve leadership competencies and workforce skills in technology governance, information and cyber security

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
September 28, 2017
News

China plans to build National Technology Transfer System by 2025 for efficient coordination between innovation entities

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
September 28, 2017
News

Start-ups pitch digital solutions for the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’s Smart Port Challenge 2017

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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September 28, 2017
News

Electronic transaction system reduced administrative procedures for Vietnam Social Security agency from 114 to 28 over 2 years

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
September 28, 2017
News

Singapore’s first large-scale electric vehicle car-sharing programme to roll out from December 2017

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
September 27, 2017
News

Global innovation growth slowed down in 2016 despite improvement in the largest sector, IT

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
September 27, 2017
News

All SingPass users to have MyInfo profiles by December 2017 in step towards enhanced National Digital Identity

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
September 27, 2017
News

New governance framework to unify oversight of the design of eHealth NSW’s digital healthcare solutions

Priyankar Bhunia
October 24, 2017
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September 26, 2017
News

Dubai Supreme Council of Energy announces incentives to encourage use of electric and hybrid vehicles

Priyankar Bhunia
October 27, 2017
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September 26, 2017
News

ICT solutions should complement teachers and be implementable in current systems - World Bank report on education

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
September 26, 2017
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New mobile app from World Resources Institute allows offline access to forest change data from Global Forest Watch

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Originally published on:
September 26, 2017
News

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EXCLUSIVE – The ongoing journey of the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) from registry and regulator to builder of Singapore’s innovation ecosystem

Dean Koh
November 19, 2017
News
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Newscastle awarded AU$5million Australian Government technology grant to deliver on-demand, city-wide digital services

Dean Koh
November 17, 2017
News
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Singapore Government, financial sector and local universities sign MOI for TeSA Fintech Collective

Dean Koh
November 17, 2017
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Australian Government announces a slew of grants under the Smart Cities and Suburbs Program

Dean Koh
November 16, 2017
News
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Discussion on regulatory insights and the value of regulatory sandboxes at the Singapore International FinTech Festival 2017

Dean Koh
November 16, 2017
News
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IP Australia working with two universities to create world’s first trade mark database platform

Dean Koh
November 16, 2017
News
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MAS and Polish Financial Supervision Authority (KNF) expand co-operation in FinTech

Dean Koh
November 16, 2017
News
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Redesigned Department of Human Services website indicates increased engagement and improved user experience

Dean Koh
November 15, 2017
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Updated mapping information provides status of land use in Australia

Dean Koh
November 15, 2017
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MAS working closely with local and foreign banks to explore a Banking KYC Shared-Services Utility

Dean Koh
November 15, 2017
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