World Bank launches free web-based tool to help policymakers and investors identify potential areas for wind power generation
The tool supports wind power development during the
exploration and preliminary wind resource assessment phases prior to the
installation of meteorology measurement stations on site.
Telecom Regulatory Authority of India takes strong pro-net neutrality stance
TRAI recommends explicit restrictions on any sort of
discrimination in Internet access, based on the content being accessed, the
protocols being used or the user equipment being deployed.
Second Aviation Challenge from CAAS explores solutions for automating build-up and breakdown of cargo pallets and containers
Both finalist prototypes were able to reduce the workload
for workers by about 30%, and the prototypes’ software were able to optimise
for multiple parameters such as weight and centre of gravity at the same time.
MIMOS unveils secured smart controller system for optimising energy consumption in buildings
MIMOS has partnered with a Malaysian startup to integrate the
SSC with startup’s cloud-based energy management platform to produce a
comprehensive energy management solution.
MedTech Actuator to help medtech startups to bring discoveries to market in Victoria
“Our potential to create innovative healthcare solutions is
among the world’s best and our local startups are leading the way.”
Dubai trialling app based on behavioural science to improve timely payment of fines
The app will provide users with a view of how funds from heir
fines will be spent, in sectors such as health, infrastructure, safety, and
education. As the users will be able to better understand how their payment contributes towards public services, it is hoped that they would see the fine as more than a mere penalty.
EXCLUSIVE – Making Dubai the happiest city on earth using technology as an enabler
“In order to become the happiest city, we knew that we would need a way to listen to everyone in the city, and understand their current levels of happiness with city services.”
Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore announces winner of first Aviation Challenge to automate baggage handling
The second Aviation Challenge will look at automating the process of consolidating cargo into larger pallets and containers and the reverse process of taking apart cargo.
“Disruption is creation” – a mantra for business leaders
Innovate or get left behind. Businesses today know it and have seen it happen with their own eyes. From Amazon to Uber and Netflix, we have all seen new or small companies disrupt or vanish within months. Leveraging technology is key. Firms of all sizes and industries need to use new technology to create advanced […]
State of the Service Report 2016-17: 92% of APS agencies seeking to improve digital transformation capabilities
Ninety-one per cent of agencies reported taking specific
actions to improve employee data literacy.