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SiTF Intelligent Island book launch

On 13th June 2017, our Deputy CEO, P. Ramakrishna was at SITF's Intelligent Island Book launch talking about how he had been incubating the idea for the book for several years while he was still in IDA, the public sector. After leaving IDA in early 2015, he put in motion the proposal for a book to cover [...]

Genghis Khan Challenge results

We recently held a contest targetted towards IT professionals in Asia where they had to answer one question. "How do we respond to jobs being replaced by technology?" and the winner would win him or herself a free trip to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia to attend our second ConnectGov Leaders Summit with two free nights stay at Shangri-La Hotel. [...]

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Mercy Relief: When Disaster Strikes

A typhoon. An earthquake. A volcano eruption. In the aftermath of a disasters, aid workers often bear the responsibility of saving lives and alleviating the suffering of survivors. But what really, goes on behind-the-scenes? How do relief agencies mobilize their resources in this race against time to deliver life-saving aid to ground zero and how do [...]

An Overview of Israel’s CyberSecurity Industry

The reThink Cybersecurity Israel is an experiential learning trip organised by CIO Academy Asia for CISOs, CIOs and Heads of info-Security in public and private sectors. The objective of the trip is for delegates to network with others on the trip, and connect with leading experts from government, corporations, incubators and universities in Israel. A total of 30 delegates from both private and public agencies from Singapore and the Philippines attended this first-of-its kind study trip.

TechMavericks Talkshow | Turning Buzz into Business!

May 2017 - Adding "Like", "Comment" and "Share" functions to digital touchpoints have become bread and butter for business executives, but few have yet to harness the power of social media. Find out from the experts on how you can turn your ideas into viral posts on social media!

Driving and Communicating IT value by CIOs – IT Value Management Workshop

30 March 2017 To understand the nuances and the imperatives of IT value management, CIO Academy Asia (CIOAA) conducted a half-day workshop on 30 March in Singapore. Data management and cloud solutions provider, NetApp, was the main partner for the workshop. Over 30 IT leaders participated in this workshop where they discussed and learnt about how they can highlight the value of IT to their stakeholders and deliver IT value to the business.

Fostering a digital economy

This article is published by EnterpriseInnovation, March 21st 2017. Ramakrishna Purushotaman was formerly the Director of Industry Development at the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA), where he was responsible for national-level initiatives in developing the vibrant ICT industry in Singapore. He has been involved in the public sector ICT domain for over 30 years, [...]

Improving customer and stakeholder engagements

As the financial sector find new ways today to better serve the customers, one cannot ignore the fact that technology will continue to be the main driver. Quite often, the use of technology to solve a customer’s problem which may not been diagnosed properly, solutions are jumped into quickly without fully understanding the right problem. The ‘doing more with less’ mantra should be used as a guide as we leverage technology to solve customer’s day-to-day ‘right’ problems with simple easy-to-use engagement techniques with the financial institutions.

ConnectGov

Over 140 APAC CIOs, government and business leaders as well as partners shared their insights on leading in a disruptive world at the inaugural ConnectGov organised by CIO Academy Asia. CIO Academy Asia kicked off the inaugural ConnectGov Leader Summit 2016 in Bhutan in high gear with an invigorating line-up of speakers and in the company of over 140 esteemed Asia Pac CIOs, government and business leaders as well as partners.