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Indonesia’s Fire and Rescue Department to use Data Analytics and Mobile Platforms to optimise and improve services

Indonesia’s Fire and Rescue Department to use Data Analytics and Mobile Platforms to optimise and improve services

At the Indonesia OpenGov Leadership Forum, we learned about how the public sector is looking to embrace data analytics to improve operations across several agencies. OpenGov spoke to Sugeng Wiyono S SOS MSI, Secretary General, Fire and Rescue Department, Indonesia, about his plan to further utilise security and data analytics tools to improve service delivery throughout his agency.

Helping Australians get more out of public data through data.gov.au

Helping Australians get more out of public data through data.gov.au

The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C) is the lead agency on public data policy across the Australian Public Service, and on whole-of-government digital transformation policy. Helen Owens leads a team that is responsible for providing whole of government policy advice on the Australian Government’s public data strategy. This includes delivering: a world class public data infrastructure; our national spatial data infrastructure; a data skills development program to improve efficiency and productivity in the Commonwealth; and a range of programs to increase the availability and use of non-sensitive anonymised public sector data in the wider economy.

Indonesia OpenGov Leadership Forum 2016 brings Indonesian Public Sector together to discuss digital transformation and how technology will disrupt government service delivery

Indonesia OpenGov Leadership Forum 2016 brings Indonesian Public Sector together to discuss digital transformation and how technology will disrupt government service delivery

Data Analytics and Cloud Computing technologies are starting to make waves throughout the public sector. Government agencies are starting to see the benefits of these technologies and making plans to further integrate advanced ICT solutions. On 25th February, 2016, over 138 public servants from Indonesian Government public sector agencies were brought together to discuss how they can drive digital transformation through digital service delivery and ICT integration.

How world’s first cloud-specific law will impact South Korea’s Public Sector

How world’s first cloud-specific law will impact South Korea’s Public Sector

South Korea’s cloud industry is more lively than ever before, as the country has adopted world’s first cloud-specific law that aims to invigorate cloud computing in the country. OpenGov spoke to Professor Park Choon Sik, the Chairman of Cloud Computing Centre at Seoul Women’s University and Korea Fast Identity Online (FIDO) Industry Forum which was established in 2015 to facilitate healthy development of ICT industry and new technology in FIDO in the era of Pintech and IoT.

United States NIST Cyber Security Framework: Standards which work as a translational tool across the world

United States NIST Cyber Security Framework: Standards which work as a translational tool across the world

OpenGov recently spoke to Matthew Barrett, Program Manager, Cyber Security Framework, NIST, about how the infamous framework was developed with the help of public-private sector collaboration and what they are doing to improve the framework. Mr. Barrett comes from a program and executive management background. He brings a unique perspective to the Cyber Security Framework team, as he is able to highlight greater concerns such as risk management.

Sitting down with Steve Leonard to discuss the inner workings of a Smart Nation

Sitting down with Steve Leonard to discuss the inner workings of a Smart Nation

Recently, Steve Leonard, Executive Deputy Chairman for IDA, reflected on the Smart Nation journey while presenting at EmTech Asia. He foresees that the nation will change dramatically, disrupting our regular routines as we know it, and predicts a day where we live with pervasive connectivity. OpenGov sat down with Steve Leonard himself, to discuss his foci for the year, the importance of collaboration, and why commercialization of tech will feed a Smart Nation.

Singapore CFE Sub-Committee on Future of Connectivity addresses how to strengthen network of connections globally

Singapore CFE Sub-Committee on Future of Connectivity addresses how to strengthen network of connections globally

This past week the Sub-Committee on the Future of Connectivity, chaired by Mr Chan Chun Sing, Minister, Prime Minister’s Office, and Secretary-General of the National Trades Union Congress, convened to discuss how Singapore can strengthen its extensive network of connections to create opportunities across the entire globe. The Sub-Committee, derived of public and private sector representatives of various background, explored different ways in which Singapore could improve connectivity in the domains of aviation, maritime, finance, and trade hubs.

Arnel Casanova of BCDA on Clark Green City, the first Smart City in the Philippines

Arnel Casanova of BCDA on Clark Green City

During the recent EmTech Asia conference, OpenGov ran into Arnel Paciano Casanova, President and CEO, Bases Conversion and Development Authority, who works directly under the President. His organisation deals with the planning and construction of Clark Green City. “This is Clark Green City, previously an army camp, which will turn into a new business centre for the country,” said Mr. Casanova, “The entire city of Clark encompasses 65,000 hectares of land, roughly the size of Manila. The property that we are building upon is 35,000 hectares of land, half of the size of Manila.”

JurongHealth Services CIO discusses the fully Integrated EMR Suite, Hospital ICT Systems and achieving HIMSS EMRAM Stage 6

JurongHealth Services CIO discusses the fully Integrated EMR Suite

After five years of construction, NTFGH and JCH were opened to the public seven months ago. Since they were launched, the hospitals have been recognised as amongst the most digitally advanced health care facilities in the region. The plan for the IT systems was put into motion while construction of the facilities commenced. JurongHealth aimed to provide a transformative healthcare experience through the integration of advanced ICT.

GOV.AU Prototype passes International Assessment Panel, what does this mean for Government Digital Services?

GOV.AU Prototype passes International Assessment Panel

Since last year, the Australian Digital Transformation Office (DTO) has been working to transform the way that government digital services operate. One of their leading projects includes a nine-week design process to create a GOV.AU prototype to improve online service delivery. Since last year, the Australian Digital Transformation Office (DTO) has been working to transform the way that government digital services operate. One of their leading projects includes a nine-week design process to create a GOV.AU prototype to improve online service delivery.

Noboru Nakatani invites us to INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation to discuss how they fight Cybercrime

Noboru Nakatani invites us to INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation to discuss how they fight Cybercrime

One of INTERPOL’s top priorities this year is fighting cybercrime. As cybercrime is ‘borderless by nature’, the sheer threat of targeted attacks on government agencies is daunting. Since established in 2014, the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI) has acted as a research and development facility for the identification of crimes and criminals. As we were interested in learning more about INTERPOL’s efforts to combat cybercrime, we spoke to Noboru Nakatani, Executive Director, INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation.

Giles Nunis, Western Australia GCIO: Working to raise the value of the CIO and drive greater innovation

Giles Nunis

OpenGov recently caught up with Mr. Giles Nunis, Government CIO, Western Australia. The Office of the GCIO is a sub department of the Department of Finance. Through this capacity, Mr. Nunis chairs the Director Generals council and the CIO council. Giles Nunis was appointed into the inaugural role of Chief Executive and Government Chief Information Officer on 30 September 2015, having been acting in the role since 28 April 2015.

Advocating for great eHealth governance and national standards for health ICT in the Philippines

Advocating for great eHealth governance and national standards for health ICT in the Philippines

The Asia eHealth Information Network (AeHIN) works to promote better use of ICT to achieve improved health through peer-to-peer assistance, knowledge sharing, and learning. They operate through a regional approach for greater country-level impacts across South and Southeast Asia. To learn more about his role and the development of eHealth in the Philippines, OpenGov reached out to Dr Alvin Marcelo, Chair of the Asia eHealth Information Network, Member of the National eHealth TWG, and Director of the University of the Philippines Manila National Telehealth Center.

New Aurukun CCTV to aid the local police as well as to better community security

New Aurukun CCTV to aid the local police as well as to better community security

All three levels of Government have united to fund the $1.3 million installation of a new CCTV security camera system in Aurukun.Queensland Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships Curtis Pitt said signing off on the agreement with the Federal Government before Councils go into caretaker mode ahead of the March election will ensure this project is delivered for the town.

Transforming and creating a paradigm shift in range practices with the rise of the Multi-mission Range Complex

Transforming and creating a paradigm shift in range practices with the rise of the Multi-mission Range Complex

Earlier this week, the members of the Government Parliamentary Committee for Defence and Foreign Affairs (GPC-DFA) and its Resource Panel visited the Multi-Mission Range Complex (MMRC) this morning. Chairman GPC-DFA, Mr Vikram Nair said that, “A facility like the MMRC is the first of its kind, and a good example of how the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) uses innovation and technology to train its soldiers in a safe and realistic environment, and build an operationally ready armed forces capable of defending Singapore.”

Australia looks to integrate Digital Transaction Technology into Medicare System

Australia looks to integrate Digital Transaction Technology into Medicare System

The Turnbull Government remains devoted to Medicare is constantly looking areas to improve on with regards to its medical services. As the world evolves into one which is technology saturated and dependent, 21st century consumers now expect 21st Century technologies to aid in the regulation of everyday payments. This being said, the Government should be of no exception.

Inside Look at iTrust facilities at SUTD: Focusing on Cyber Defence Tools and Strategies for the Future of Government

Inside Look at iTrust facilities at SUTD: Focusing on Cyber Defence Tools and Strategies for the Future of Government

Through recognising the complex nature of today’s IT infrastructure systems and cyber security threats and risks, iTrust was established in February 2013 as a research centre at the Singapore University of Technology Design (SUTD). “Each of these areas is unique on its own and yet inextricably linked to the others. This is where SUTD’s multidisciplinary approach is most evident; our researchers hail from varying disciplines so that the research questions are viewed and approached from many different angles,” said Prof Aditya Mathur, Head of Pillar, Information Systems Technology and Design, SUTD and Centre Director of iTrust@SUTD.

Singapore Government Agencies look to deploy Drones

Singapore Government Agencies look to deploy Drones

Drone technology is sure to make its significant entrance into Singapore this year as authorities will push for changes that will make it easier for government agencies to obtain drones for their operations and reduce the need for manual labour. As of yet, it has been revealed that public agencies are already testing more than 25 potential uses of drones.

Singapore Polytechnic begins its journey towards becoming a Smart Campus

Singapore Polytechnic begins its journey towards becoming a Smart Campus

Singapore Polytechnic is on a journey towards becoming a future-ready campus with its Smart Campus initiative. The mission of this initiative is similar to that of Deakin University, notable for being the only Smart Campus in Australia. This move falls in line with Singapore’s Smart Nation vision and the Ministry of Education’s fourth Masterplan for ICT in Education.

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Qlik’s vision is a data-literate world, where everyone can use data and analytics to improve decision-making and solve their most challenging problems. A private company, Qlik offers real-time data integration and analytics solutions, powered by Qlik Cloud, to close the gaps between data, insights and action. By transforming data into Active Intelligence, businesses can drive better decisions, improve revenue and profitability, and optimize customer relationships. Qlik serves more than 38,000 active customers in over 100 countries.

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As a Titanium Black Partner of Dell Technologies, CTC Global Singapore boasts unparalleled access to resources.

Established in 1972, we bring 52 years of experience to the table, solidifying our position as a leading IT solutions provider in Singapore. With over 300 qualified IT professionals, we are dedicated to delivering integrated solutions that empower your organization in key areas such as Automation & AI, Cyber Security, App Modernization & Data Analytics, Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure, Workplace Modernization and Professional Services.

Renowned for our consulting expertise and delivering expert IT solutions, CTC Global Singapore has become the preferred IT outsourcing partner for businesses across Singapore.

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Planview has one mission: to build the future of connected work. Our solutions enable organizations to connect the business from ideas to impact, empowering companies to accelerate the achievement of what matters most. Planview’s full spectrum of Portfolio Management and Work Management solutions creates an organizational focus on the strategic outcomes that matter and empowers teams to deliver their best work, no matter how they work. The comprehensive Planview platform and enterprise success model enables customers to deliver innovative, competitive products, services, and customer experiences. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, with locations around the world, Planview has more than 1,300 employees supporting 4,500 customers and 2.6 million users worldwide. For more information, visit www.planview.com.

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SIRIM is a premier industrial research and technology organisation in Malaysia, wholly-owned by the Minister​ of Finance Incorporated. With over forty years of experience and expertise, SIRIM is mandated as the machinery for research and technology development, and the national champion of quality. SIRIM has always played a major role in the development of the country’s private sector. By tapping into our expertise and knowledge base, we focus on developing new technologies and improvements in the manufacturing, technology and services sectors. We nurture Small Medium Enterprises (SME) growth with solutions for technology penetration and upgrading, making it an ideal technology partner for SMEs.

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HashiCorp provides infrastructure automation software for multi-cloud environments, enabling enterprises to unlock a common cloud operating model to provision, secure, connect, and run any application on any infrastructure. HashiCorp tools allow organizations to deliver applications faster by helping enterprises transition from manual processes and ITIL practices to self-service automation and DevOps practices. 

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IBM is a leading global hybrid cloud and AI, and business services provider. We help clients in more than 175 countries capitalize on insights from their data, streamline business processes, reduce costs and gain the competitive edge in their industries. Nearly 3,000 government and corporate entities in critical infrastructure areas such as financial services, telecommunications and healthcare rely on IBM’s hybrid cloud platform and Red Hat OpenShift to affect their digital transformations quickly, efficiently and securely. IBM’s breakthrough innovations in AI, quantum computing, industry-specific cloud solutions and business services deliver open and flexible options to our clients. All of this is backed by IBM’s legendary commitment to trust, transparency, responsibility, inclusivity and service.