The Singapore government is driving towards creating the world’s first Smart Nation. Interestingly, a major part of this initiative involves citizens and how technology can be leveraged to improve our lives[i]. Essentially, this should mean that businesses and the community as a whole will be encouraged to contribute and join the drive towards innovation. At […]
Earlier this year, Tableau announced they were expanding their cloud capabilities with the launch of a new data centre in Ireland, in tandem with their recent expansions in the APAC region. With new offices in Singapore and Shanghai, they are working to make themselves more available to new and existing customers OpenGov recently spoke to […]
Dutch Government Funded Research in Cultured Beef: Mark Post, Maastricht University, on the Future of our Food
Our land resources are becoming very limited. It is not easy to ignore new methods of livestock farming which have emerged in order to meet the demand for meat. With such desperate measures, livestock animals are subject to unhealthy and unsustainable farming practices. This is leading people to be increasingly mindful of their meat consumption, […]
Singapore government launching centralised API exchange for convenient and secure inter-agency data sharing
GovTech is piloting the use of APEX in MyInfo and eCitizen Ideas! and it plans to make the platform available to the entire public sector by the middle of 2017.
A*STAR officially launches Tech Access Initiative and opens new Industrial Additive Manufacturing Facility (IAMF) to help SMEs
“To remain competitive in the changing manufacturing landscape, our SMEs need to deepen their innovation capabilities & tap the opportunities from advanced manufacturing tech.”
Indian Supreme Court rules that privacy is a fundamental right in case related to mandatory use of biometric national ID
Aadhaar has been made mandatory for a wide range of activities, from filing taxes and opening bank accounts to getting a mobile number.
EXCLUSIVE – Keynote address by Damon Rees at NSW OpenGov Leadership Forum – What lies ahead in the NSW Government’s digital journey
“Digital for us is not apps and pretty websites. It is a genuine step change in the customer experience that people can have.”
RIE2020 Plan – A*STAR to launch two model factories, AI.SG Makerspace to be operational in January 2018
A*STAR will launch the Model Factory@SIMTech and the Model Factory@ARTC later this year and in the first quarter of 2018 respectively.
“To achieve the goal of single digital platform for IR a few foundational projects need to be implemented first, establishment of RailCloud is one such project.”
MIMOS’ activities during first half of 2017 – Initiatives in FinTech, digital assessment, health data, IoT and more
The launch of MyHDW, created with local technology developed by MIMOS and intelligent community infrastructure project at Tuaran town centre were two of the initiatives.