The Smart City initiative is a strategic step to addressing development plans holistically and aims to harmonise regional government sectors and programmes considering each region’s potential and challenges.
Singapore plans to be APAC’s leading sustainable MICE destination by 2030 and net zero by 2050. The nation’s objective to establish a sustainable tourist sector includes using roadmaps to lead enterprises toward sustainability targets.
Da Nang has been awarded for its advancements in smart governance and management and smart transportation and logistics. For the third time, it has bagged the Best Vietnam Smart City Award 2022.
The rollout of Queensland’s Smart Ticketing System is doing well as the AU$ 371 million project continues to gather pace. The innovative technology enables more ways to pay for public transport across Queensland.
The Digital Startup Hub was inaugurated at the Software Technology Parks of India in Davanagere. It is expected to usher in new opportunities for jobs and entrepreneurship for the people in the region.
Increasing the Pace of the Australian Public Service’s Digital Transformation with Lucy Poole, General Manager, Digital Strategy, Architecture and Discovery Division, Digital Transformation Agency, Australia
The future of the Australian Public Service will be defined by how Australia expands digitally.
The second round of the AU$12 million SBIR programme provides small businesses grants of up to AU$100K as part of the first phase to work alongside the government and undertake feasibility studies of proposed solutions.
The Impact of the Philippines’ Smart City Initiatives on Enhancing Citizen Services with Charles David Ramos, Head of Information Technology, Makati City, Philippines
Smart city tech has many practical applications, including streamlining municipal operations and enhancing the quality of life for residents and businesses.
Two tech companies operating from the Innovation Lab announced the roll-out of solutions; one that enables digital transformation without server deployment and the other is a Video Analytics queue monitoring system.
Digitisation of services assists governments in meeting public expectations while also becoming more resilient. The task is difficult, but a tried-and-true formula can help move more quickly and with fewer resources.