Jakarta, capital city of Indonesia, is preparing for its first hackathon - HackJakarta - being held later this month, the city’s Head of Information Development Planning Centre, Setiaji, told FutureGov. He shares how Jakarta is using open government and Big Data to help city managers as it looks to become a smarter city.
The Land Transport Authority of Singapore has been using its ...
Kicking off the first FutureGov Cities and Big Data Summit ...
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.
The Government of Queensland, the second-largest state in Australia, will partner with Microsoft to bring cloud-based Office 365 to 149,000 government employees, simplifying ICT across agencies and enabling real-time collaboration and knowledge sharing.
Is your software like the finest wine that gets better over time? Or does it have a ticking shelf-life like milk?
In an exclusive interview with FutureGov, Vichai Bandasak, Mayor of Pakkret City, a Thai city with a population of about 80,000, shares his challenges on managing the City’s flood crisis and how technology plays a part.
Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda announced earlier this week, that 64 partner countries and seven multilateral organisations will be given access to the Foreign Aid Transparency Hub (FAiTH) website content management system, in a bit to better track foreign aid given to victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan last year.
The Ministry of Education in Singapore is now preparing for the fourth Education Master Plan. According to Heng Swee Keat, Minister for Education, education must equip students with the necessary competencies to race with and not race against technology.
The Land Transport Authority of Singapore has invested S$68 million (US$54 million) in a new unified Intelligent Bus Management System for operations control, fleet management, passenger information and business management.
The Australian Department of Health has upgraded its over-the-counter medicines online application system to simplify the application process for businesses.
Republic Polytechnic, a tertiary institution in Singapore with 15,000 students, will be working with Popular e-Learning to enhance the quality and effectiveness of interactive digital learning solutions to keep pace with the evolving learning needs of students.
Following a recent FutureGov “Ask the experts” article, Red Hat’s Harrish Pillay, the Global Head for Community Architecture and Leadership, responds to another query from a FutureGov reader on when open source is free and when it’s not.
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 ...