EXCLUSIVE – How EDB’s Smart Industry Readiness Index aims to empower Singapore’s manufacturing companies for implementing Industry 4.0 strategies
A conversation with Mr. Lim Kok Kiang, Assistant Managing Director of EDB and Dr. Andreas Hauser, Director, Digital Service at TÜV SÜD.
In a blog post, Kaspar Korjus, Managing Director of Estonia’s
e-Residency programme explores three use cases: community estcoin, identity
estcoin and Euro estcoin.
New Universal Service Guarantee being developed in Australia to ensure access to voice and broadband services for all citizens
This will be delivered on a commercial basis by the market
in the first instance, and where this cannot be achieved, options will be
developed for targeted Government measures.
EXCLUSIVE – Artificial intelligence in government, education and healthcare – Current landscape and future potential
Over 60% of delegates at the session said that they need to improve data quality before they can have a meaningful AI initiative.
Transport for New South Wales opens up its Opal payments system to privately-operated transport services
Open APIs allow other companies using their own terminals
and equipment to connect to the Opal payments system. This allows them to
simplify their operations, reduce operating costs and provide a quick and
convenient way for commuters to pay for travel across a range of transportation
ITU adopts technical principles for enhanced global aircraft flight tracking through ‘Automatic dependent surveillance’
This would enhance coverage for aircraft in areas where
terrestrial receivers cannot practically be deployed, such as oceanic,
trans-polar and remote regions.
EXCLUSIVE – Thailand Government Spending (GovSpending) Initiative: A Digital Innovation for a Transparent Government and Citizen Empowerment
Instead of waiting for the people to request the government procurement information, the initiative optimises and integrates reliable data from government agencies, performs data analytics and presents it in easy-to-understand formats including dashboards, maps and infographics via a single digital channel.
The AI strategic plan will cover community service centres
and its clients; criminal investigation; road security; disaster management and
Australian Department of Finance plans to approach market in January 2018 for continued operation of whole-of-government CMS
The current contract expires in September 2018, thereby providing
an opportunity to go back to the market with redefined requirements to meet the
needs of users in the evolving service.
BCA Singapore announces phased roll out of new initiatives arising from review of 3rd Green Building Masterplan
A new set of criteria will be piloted for Green Mark for Existing Non-Residential Buildings, which includes smart building controls and strategies.