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Digital Inclusion shortlist announced for 2014 FutureGov Awards

The shortlisted government agencies for the Digital Inclusion category of the annual FutureGov Awards have been announced - with departments from Indonesia, Malaysia, The Philippines and Singapore making it through to the final stage.

Information Security

Singapore agencies to appoint Chief Information Security Officers

Government agencies in Singapore will appoint Chief Information Security Officers ...

Citizen Engagement

Singapore IDA hosts open data visualisation competition with S$15,500 of prizes

Singapore’s Infocomm Development Authority is hosting a competition for ...

28 August 2014 | News

Australian Government plans to continuously refresh panel of cloud suppliers

The Australian Government has proposed setting up a panel of suppliers in December which will be continuously refreshed so that new products and vendors can be added.

27 August 2014 | News

New Taipei uses sentiment analysis to monitor, upgrade its services

Inconsistent service levels and frustrated citizens forced the municipal authorities of New Taipei City to act - by creating a sentiment analysis tool that enables them to respond to the complaints of citizens.

27 August 2014 | News

What is an ‘ops centre’? FutureGov explains

Singapore’s Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Loong, recently announced plans for the city to build an “ops centre” in his National Day Rally speech, following the example of Rio De Janeiro in Brazil. But what does an ops centre do - and are there any in the region?

27 August 2014 | News

Chennai, India, launches face recognition software for CCTV

Chennai, the fourth largest city in India, has launched a new software that recognises images of people on CCTV cameras and tracks their movements.

26 August 2014 | News

Thailand cuts computing costs by 30% over two years

Thailand’s government cloud has saved more than 30% of costs for hosting e-government services and internal government systems, Sak Segkhoonthod, President and CEO, told FutureGov.

26 August 2014 | News

Red Hat launches Asia Pacific Forum to answer open source questions

Open source solutions provider, Red Hat, will be hosting its annual Asia Pacific forums over the next two months to address pain-points and share strategies with public sector agencies and businesses interested in open source.

26 August 2014 | News

Connected Government shortlist announced for 2014 FutureGov Awards

Agencies from Indonesia, Thailand, Australia and Singapore have been shortlisted in the Connected Government category for 2014 FutureGov Awards.

26 August 2014 | News

San Mateo County, US, uses sensors & integrated traffic system to improve commute

A US county improved traffic congestion and ease of parking for citizens and businesses by setting up an integrated system and wireless internet access. The project involved the cooperation of state and city organisations, and private companies.

25 August 2014 | News

E-government shortlist announced for 2014 FutureGov Awards

Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, Singapore and New Zealand government departments have it through to the final stage of the 2014 FutureGov Awards for the E-Government category.

22 August 2014 | News

Exclusive: Thailand plans to complete whole-of-government website by 2017

The Government of Thailand has approved the development of a website that will bring together services across all of its agencies, and is scheduled to be completed in three years, Sak Segkhoonthod, President and CEO of Thailand’s E-Government Agency, has told FutureGov.

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