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Indian Railways on the right track

The Government is working towards a more digitally inclusive railway system network for the country. Booking tickets online is easier and more accessible through its mobile app. It is also providing Wi-Fi services in 715 stations and plans for the complete electrification of railways in the next four years.

Biopsy needle to help make brain surgeries safer

The fibre-optic camera, having the size of a human hair, shines infrared light onto the brain tissue. The computer system behind the needle will then identify the blood vessel and alerts the surgeon.

Hong Kong universities’ MoU for academic collaboration

The signing of collaborative agreement will bolster support for the nation’s development strategy and meet the societal needs in the development of the Greater Bay Area, particularly with regards to tech and digital transformation.

EXCLUSIVE: Cybersecurity is no child’s play

Young or old, good cyber hygiene practices must be learnt by all these days. Global cybersecurity company, Kaspersky Lab, shares with OpenGov Asia how they’re advancing cyber awareness in the region through their latest evangelists – primary school students.

Digital ID in Thailand entering test phase

The Digital ID will enable users to do mobile banking without any documents. Moreover, facial recognition tech will be used in the Digital ID to prevent criminals from assuming fraudulent identities or stealing legitimate ones.

How telemedicine leads to better healthcare (Part 2)

How far can healthcare go? Very far apparently, thanks to advancements in ICT infrastructure. Dr Zoran Bolevich, Chief Information Officer of NSW Health and Chief Executive of eHealth NSW, shares with OpenGov Asia why distance is becoming less of a hassle in delivering world class healthcare to the even the remotest individual.

India and the digital revolution

In its report, India’s Policy Commission said the country should have physical digital connectivity, 100% basic digital literacy throughout the country and easy access to online government services.

UTM team wins big in national tech competition

The team’s aims to have another commercially viable research product for the country. The product is at final prototype development stage under the Prototype Development Fund Program facilitated by the Innovation and Commercialization Centre (ICC).

HKBU student develops software for severely disabled people

The CP2Joy project is an integrated and collaborative joint project from the Department of Computer Science, the Centre for Innovative Service-Learning and the School of Business at HKBU; the software will have a trial run in a special school aimed at extending the system to more users in need.

EXCLUSIVE: How telemedicine can lead to better healthcare outcomes (part 1)

How far can healthcare go? Very far apparently, thanks to advancements in ICT infrastructure. Dr Zoran Bolevich, Chief Information Officer of NSW Health and Chief Executive of eHealth NSW, shares with OpenGov Asia why distance is becoming less of a hassle in delivering world class healthcare to the even the remotest individual.

Malaysia’s Cyberjaya will be revitalised as a tech hub

Leaders state that the government believes that Malaysia has massive potential to become a battery development and manufacturing hub. The Ministry of Entrepreneur Development is engaging in multiple knowledge sharing sessions with the private sectors of Japan, China and the US to identify ways to boost tech in the nation.

The promotion of online education in India

India has initiated several projects to make e-education easily accessible to its students and educators. Some of these projects include e-pathshala, the ShaGun portal, and the National Digital Library.

PolyU launches platform that matches scholars and business leaders

The Forum aims to generate exchanges and potential partnerships between academics and businesses to translate knowledge and research into commercial applications that foster economic and social development. Through the Forum, PolyU hopes to facilitate business matching and knowledge transfer.

Agreement for smart water and waste water facilities signed

The joint venture agreement establishes an innovative framework that equitably balances risks and returns. It offers one of the lowest tariffs across the Philippines while ensuring the availability of next generation smart water and wastewater services.

Exclusive: Why tech savvy enterprises are not always cybersecure

There are many facets to locking down a water tight cybersecurity strategy. Endpoint protection is just one way to manage threats. OpenGov Asia chats with Stephan Neumeier and Vitaly Kamluk from Kaspersky Lab to hear what they have to say about enterprise security today.

Malaysian expert says automation is the way forward

Malaysian government urged to look into technological transformation in industry, such as automation, for a comprehensive solution to both the issues of dependency on foreign labour and unemployability of local graduates.

PolyU develops state-of-the-art tool and tech to support HK lunar probe

The CPS is the first Hong Kong-made and developed instrument being deployed for the nation’s lunar exploration programme since its launch in 2007. Technological contributions include the design and development of an advanced Camera Pointing System, and an innovative lunar topographic mapping and geomorphological analysis technique in landing site characterisation for the spacecraft.

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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.