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So you have the social media - now what?

There’s much more to handling social media effectively than just having all the tools.

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New benchmarking tool to improve Philippine marine conservation

The Philippines has launched a central database to help local ...

Citizen Engagement

Singapore wants you to design its next government website

Challenge launched to encourage citizens to contribute to design process

19 September 2014 | News

Hong Kong and Singapore agree to automated immigration swap

Citizens of Hong Kong and Singapore will be able to use automated immigration clearance services when visiting each others’ cities.

19 September 2014 | News

New South Wales, Australia to crowdsource ideas for public housing, congestion

New South Wales (NSW) state in Australia will crowdsource solutions from private and non-government organisations to address the most pressing problems in the state.

18 September 2014 | News

Singapore’s economic planning agency looks to smart energy solutions

Singapore’s Economic Development Board (EDB) has announced plans to develop smart solutions for energy management and control, smart grids, energy storage and integration of renewable energies.

18 September 2014 | News

Why the Japanese government is buying satellite images to track farmland

The Japanese government is now turning to satellite images to better track its agricultural lands, on top of the maps it has been maintaining over the years.

18 September 2014 | Research

Build or buy? CA LISA Application Release Automation

Learn how application release automation solution can save your government department valuable time and resources.

18 September 2014 | News

The Philippines integrates open data with Freedom of Information Bill

The Philippines is integrating open data provisions into the draft Freedom of Information (FOI) bill, the Open Data Philippines team has announced, to bridge gaps in demand and supply of information.

18 September 2014 | Interview

How open source can help governments deliver service transformation - Red Hat

An open source approach enables government IT to be interoperable and customised to suit local needs, according to Dirk-Peter van Leeuwen, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Red Hat.

17 September 2014 | News

Melbourne Safe City Strategy prioritises CCTV, comms campaigns, and better design

Melbourne’s new Safe City Strategy has set out priorities for the next three years, focussing on increasing CCTV, improving the design of public spaces, and better communication with citizens.

17 September 2014 | News

Seoul sets out four year plan

The city of Seoul, Korea, has today set out a four year blueprint of investment and reform.

17 September 2014 | News

Makati City, the Philippines, to upgrade GIS, introduce video analytics

Makati City in the Philippines has been using geographic information systems (GIS) for urban planning for almost a decade now, and plans to further improve its use of the technology, Merlina Panganiban, Head of Urban Development has told FutureGov.

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