The woman behind Pertamina’s digital integration

Creating a modern digital workplace at Indonesia’s state-owned energy company. Nicke Widyawati is no stranger to hard work, having started her career early while still studying industrial engineering at the Bandung Institute of Technology. But as the President Director of Indonesia’s state-owned energy company, Pertamina, the COVID-19 pandemic has given…

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Evolution and localisation of HK’s public key infrastructure and digital identity

Victor Lam, CIO of Government Hong Kong gives an insight on HK’s technology Digital identity is one of the hottest topics in today’s digital world and an important infrastructure for smart city development. Traditionally, many of our public services use certain identity documents such as passport or identity card as…

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CIOs need two critical personal characteristics in 2021

Companies prioritising two critical charactersitics in CIO hires. Seventy percent of hiring processes of new CIOs rank individual determination and sensitivity as two critical personal characteristics in 2021, according to Gartner. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to shift the landscape for how global CIOs manage, collaborate and respond to their stakeholders, so…

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Singapore saw an 80 per cent increase in scams during 2020

Total amount cheated was S$254.3 million, which is a 64.3 per cent increase compared to 2019 In a reply to Parliamentary Question on how the police tracks its performance in investigating and solving crimes involving online scams, K Shanmugam, Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Law stated police have…

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2021: Six trends that IT infrastructure and operations leaders must prepare for

The nature of infrastructure is evolving to the point where remote I&O teams make sense to support new scenarios, use cases and technologies. Research and advisory firm Gartner has highlighted six trends that IT infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders must prepare for in the next 12-18 months. “The coronavirus pandemic…

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Hong Kong CIO talk cyber security

Speech by Victor Lam, JP, Government Chief Information Officer shares insights and knowledge of cyber security. The emerging technologies such as fintech, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) have presented both opportunities and challenges to enterprises. These technologies together with innovative ideas are catalysts for enhancing or even…

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Hong Kong’s cyber security landscape

Jason Pun, assistant government CIO (Cyber Security & Digital Identity) talks through cyber security in HK. The cyber security landscape in Hong Kong, according to the figures of the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT), has about 6,300 incident reports in the first three quarters of 2020.…

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