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Japan brings data from businesses, government & citizens together into one interactive site

The City of Kitakyushu in Japan has created an information portal that brings together location-based data from across local businesses, citizens and government.

Cities must step up and publish their data, says World Wide Web Foundation

Regional and local governments must follow central government efforts to ...

Warning signs your application delivery process is broken

Introducing DevOps and how it could benefit your organisation.

3 July 2014 | News

India Government's new ICT approach 'excites' HP

Neelam Dhawan, Managing Director of HP India, believes that the new federal government is set to make dramatic progress in smart cities, cloud computing and Big Data adoption.

2 July 2014 | News

Singapore’s new data protection law comes into force

Public agencies are exempted from Singapore’s new Personal Data Protection Act, but the government told FutureGov that it has based its own rules on the same principles as the new law.

1 July 2014 | News

Singapore police needs better technology, recommends Little India riot inquiry

The committee tasked to review last December’s Little India riot in Singapore recommended that the Singapore Police Force invest in technology that will improve its communications, command and control capabilities.

1 July 2014 | Research

Is your software development keeping up with user demands?

How ICT departments can meet the need for continuous development (‘Agile’) - while ensuring the stability of existing public services.

30 June 2014 | News

Australian Government launches tool to benchmark agencies’ digital maturity

The National Archives of Australia (NAA) has just launched an online questionnaire, Check-up Digital, to help agencies assess annually how well they are managing their digital information and records.

27 June 2014 | Research

Report: Solving the multi-channel customer care challenge

Providing value-added, personalised citizen care that citizens demand, through voice, text-based media types, and social media, in real-time.

23 June 2014 | News

Singapore government to build national IT system for social services

The Singapore Government has awarded a S$26.5 million (US$21 million) contract to Accenture to develop a national case management and information system that will coordinate the delivery of social services to individuals and families in need.

17 June 2014 | Interview

Taiwan 'should train government officials, develop guidelines to improve open data release'

The Taiwan Government needs to equip its officials with skills and guidelines to address the biggest challenges to opening up public sector data, the Taiwan E-Governance Research Centre has told FutureGov.

30 May 2014 | News

New Zealand government tightens privacy laws

New Zealand government tightens privacy laws to protect personal information. Proposed changes to Privacy Act strengthen powers of the Privacy Commissioner. Fore-shadows stronger investigative powers. Require agencies to “fix problems” involving breaches.

29 May 2014 | News

Singapore University Achieves Global IT Service Management Certification

The Nanyang Technological University, one of the biggest universities in Singapore with 33,500 students, has become the first higher education institution in Australasia to achieve the international ISO 20000 certification, demonstrating excellence and best practice in IT service management, CIO Tay Kheng Tiong told FutureGov.

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