Mandatory e-waste management system to be implemented in Singapore by 2021

Mandatory e-waste management system to be implemented in Singapore by 2021

Singapore’s e-waste management system will adopt the
Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) approach. NEA will set collection
targets for manufacturers and importers to take back a proportion of the
products they put on the market. They will be required to work with
NEA-licensed Producer Responsibility Organisations.

New Zealand adopts International Open Data Charter

New Zealand adopts International Open Data Charter

The Government of New Zealand recently announced that it is officially adopting the International Open Data Charter. The move is to confirm the country’s commitment to the practice of openness in government and to ensure that the government-held data is used to help achieve better outcomes for New Zealanders.

NEA Singapore developing new Waste and Resources Management System

NEA Singapore developing new Waste and Resources Management System

Microservices and containers will be adopted for business
agility and uninterrupted operations. The new system will also enable the
visualisation of the health of each individual microservice using built-in
monitoring tools. The WRMS will include a NEA Survey System (NSS), which would support NEA Research and Statistics Department in data collection .

Adoption of multi-tenanted cloud by the public sector – trends and challenges

Adoption of multi-tenanted cloud by the public sector - trends and challenges

Mark Ryland, Director, Public Sector Solutions Architecture, at Amazon Web Services (AWS) said that Governments start with things which are considered less sensitive, that they’re less concerned about, such as public facing websites. By building the experience and gaining the knowledge of how to operate securely on a cloud, that helps to build up the confidence to use and bring more sensitive workloads to the cloud.