Singapore Government earmarks S$870M for cloud projects

Contracts have been earmarked to double the number of systems on the commercial cloud. The Singapore Government is doubling down on its “cloud-first” efforts to better develop digital applications and services for citizens. In late 2018, the Government announced a five-year plan to migrate most of its information technology (IT)…

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Embracing disruption in the financial services industry: A Privacy versus Security conundrum

Sponsored Content: Recently IT Security experts from Singapore and Philippines joined BlackBerry and Focus Networks to discuss security and privacy. Security and privacy are two different concepts that often can be associated with each other, but it is entirely possible for organisations to secure themselves, but still not be private.…

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Healthcare mitigates patient risk through optimum IT infrastructure

Technology has transformed the healthcare sector. While patient outcomes continue to be the primary focus for healthcare organisations, the foundations of the industry now centre around technology infrastructure and data. As a result, healthcare IT administrators are on the frontline of patient experience. Healthcare organisations like Canopy Cancer Care in New Zealand, relies…

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Tales from the C-Suite: The working relationship between CFO and CIO

Technology has transformed the way organisations operate. It has changed the way they deal with customers, but it has changed the way internal teams deal with each other. It used to be, each department would look to the chief information officer (CIO) and his IT team to supply them with…

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Working in male dominated IT field in Phillipines

Women researchers at DOSTI-ASTI spoke about their experiences within the field of ITC The Phillipines’ Department of Science and Technology – Advanced Science and Technology Institute (DOSTI-ASTI) is known for its contributions to the growth of Space Technology, Information and Communications Technology (ICT), and Microelectronics in the country. Early in…

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