Singapore’s Smart Nation innovations are drawing talent to the public sector

The government has in recent years forged ahead with its intention of establishing it as a Smart Nation The global pandemic has disrupted businesses and economies worldwide, but for Singapore’s public sector it has provided an opportunity in which to augment its innovative tech targets. Despite contractions in the private…

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Singapore takes steps to secure space odessey

Believes there’s a need to mitigate the cybersecurity risks of space applications. Building a successful cyber security system is important for Singapore’s government, private business and non-profit organisations. However, ensuring cybersecurity in space will be the next step for the country. According to David Koh chief executive at the Cyber…

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Singapore amends Postal Services Act to support digital initiatives

Amendments will bring convenience to level the playing field for logistics providers. The Singapore Government will support the growth of e-commerce and the resultant increased use of the postal network for e-commerce items. The Ministry of Communications & Information (MCI) and the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) updated the Postal…

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Food manufacturers must accelerate digitisation

Singapore aims to make going digital simpler for food manufacturers About 1,000 food manufacturers and 50,500 workers can take advantage of the Food Manufacturing Industry Digital Plan (IDP) launched by Low Yen Ling, Minister of State for Trade and Industry, during her visit to Tiong Lian Food Pte Ltd today. The IDP…

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Singapore determined to transform economy through digitisation

Accelerate the growth of new digital capabilities and scale digital innovation for enterprises and workers. COVID-19 has reinforced the imperative for businesses and workers to seize digital opportunities for growth and be digitally ready. As Singapore positions itself to emerge stronger, transforming our economy through digitalisation and innovation will continue…

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Singapore creates a CTOaaS to create a digital future for the country

They will help SMEs to identify and access resources they need to digitally transform. As part of the Infocomm Media Development Authority’s (IMDA) goal of architecting Singapore’s Digital Future, IMDA will introduce a new Chief Technology Officer-as-a-Service (CTOaaS) initiative under the SMEs Go Digital programme. The CTOaaS will help SMEs…

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Singapore seeks digital innovations to bring a stronger economy

Heng Swee Keat Deputy Prime Minister, Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies and Minister for Finance of Singapore delivered the country’s budget for 2021 financial year. Budget 2021: Emerging Stronger Together sets out the Government’s plans to continue to tackle our immediate challenges, and build a stronger Singapore that is economically…

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Build a talent pipeline in 5G and emerging technologies

Pivoting workforce to capture new digital growth opportunities and drive digital transformation across industries. The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) is partnering with the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Singapore Polytechnic (SP) and telecommunications company Singtel to attract and build a ready pool of capable talent in 5G and…

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Singapore fortifies against any potential SolarWinds attacks

There was no indication thus far that Singapore’s CII and Government systems have been adversely affected by the SolarWinds breach. The Minister for Communications and Information S. Iswaran has assured the Singapore Government that the SolarWinds attack didn’t affect any departmental or enterprise networks. According to Minister Iswaran said there…

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