Mobile, social, cloud and Big Data are the four mega technology trends that open up ample opportunities for government organisations, said Stefan Sjostrom, Vice President Asia, Public Sector, Microsoft this morning at Cities and Big Data Summit organised by FutureGov.
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Singapore Police Force is currently looking at developing more content and increasing their engagement rate to create a larger fan base for its Facebook page, Fong Weng Kiong, Assistant Director (Policy & Development), Public Affairs Department told FutureGov.
With March being Women’s History Month, what better way to honour women working with GIS in government, education, non-profit and the private sector than by putting them on the map!
The City of Birmingham, the most populous British city outside London with over 1 million residents, has launched the Birmingham Smart City Roadmap, which includes enhancing connectivity and opening up more data, according to Chair of the Birmingham Smart City Commission James Mackay.
Chairman of Indonesia’s Corruption Eradication Commission, Abraham Samad, emphasised the importance of using social media to engage with citizens and fight corruption. He also highlighted the need for a social media strategy to manage “criticisms and misguided opinions”.
The Amsterdam Smart City, Amsterdam Economic Board and the Waag Society are distributing 100 Smart Citizen Kit this month, to create a network of sensors in the city.
The Inland Revenue of New Zealand has launched a mobile app competition to improve transactions and services for its small business customers.
Singapore Police Force will accelerate the posting of alerts on social media, both on its existing Twitter account and upcoming Instagram account, Fong Weng Kiong, Assistant Director (Policy & Development), Public Affairs Department, Singapore Police Force told FutureGov.
In the first part of the interview, Fong Weng Kiong, Assistant Director (Policy & Development), Public Affairs Department of Singapore Police Force shared the agency’s achievements around its use of social media and the benefits. Here, Fong reveals the challenges of navigating the new social media environment and how the Public Affairs team has adapted new styles and strategies for success.
India has launched a new version of its open data platform, Open Government Data Platform India, with improved design and features to provide a better experience to both data providers and platform users with a unified interface.
Ministry of Communications and Information Technology of Indonesia and Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management will launch a three-digit emergency phone line and four-digit SMS gateway to make it easier for the public to contact the authorities.
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The Infocomm Development Authority and Ministry of Education of Singapore have initiated plans to introduce ...
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