Singapore’s Infocomm Development Authority is hosting a competition for citizens to use open government datasets to create visualisations, and potentially win a cash prize.
Your government agency may be employing self-service methods, but without ...
One Chinese province now allows citizens to give feedback on the performance of officials, but the overall trend shows less innovation in local governments, says Centre for Chinese Government Innovation.
Naga City in the Philippines employs a team of officials to read and respond to Facebook comments. Mayor John Bongat tells FutureGov how that helped during Typhoon Glenda last month.
A new report by FutureGov Research and Cisco Systems surveys and assesses the status of government connectivity in selected countries in the region.
As Pekalongan, Indonesia, nears the completion of its e-government plan, it is now focused on training citizens and officials to use online services, Dr Mohamad Basyir Ahmad, the city’s Mayor, told FutureGov.
From private sector apps that prevent sleepy commuters from missing their stop, to better public sector responses to citizen complaints, Taipei’s Open Data push has paid dividends. FutureGov spoke to Chang Chia-sheng, the Mayor’s Consultant and former CIO, on the latest developments and remaining challenges.
From Singapore to Australia, public sector agencies are building computer games to spread messages and even change behaviour. Here are the 6 best examples of gamification in government.
Few citizens understand the value of the census, let alone how it can benefit them. But the Australian Bureau of Statistics knows the importance of getting public support because it relies on the willing participation of citizens across Australia to complete the census.
From India to Singapore and onwards to Australia, governments across the region are building computer games to communicate key messages, and even change citizens’ behaviour
Indonesia’s 2014 general elections showed a great desire for citizen engagement in politics. FutureGov spoke to experts to discuss how the government can carry this forward and integrate it with its operations
For the first time, students taking part in the Singapore government’s annual geospatial challenge worked with town leaders to solve problems such as improving mobility for the disabled, promoting healthy lifestyle among residents, and encouraging community bonding.
In a visit to Ngee Ann Secondary School yesterday (22 July), FutureGov found students deeply ...
The Infocomm Development Authority and Ministry of Education of Singapore have initiated plans to introduce ...
Ngee Ann Secondary School’s students are on a bid to “change the world” with ...