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TechMavericks Talkshow | Is Mobile E-commerce the new Gold rush?

8 December 2016 This exclusive talkshow shines the spotlight on noteworthy tech disruptors in South-east Asia across a wide array of industries. Students, professionals, tech practitioners and entrepreneurs are invited to learn more about technology disruption, the opportunities ahead and solutions to tackle common challenges as we embrace the new-world-order in our digital economy.

Inspire Beyond SG50 is a book by CIOs, for CIOs

This article is published by Tech Goondu, November 8th 2016. When I heard that there will be a book written by chief information officers (CIOs), I thought everything in it will be dealing with IT systems. After all, CIOs would be dealing with vendors, deciding on technologies to use, getting user feedback and implementation.  [...]

Challenges for CIOs in digital transformation

An article was written about CIO Forum @ CommunicAsia by The Straits Times, 9 June 2016. SINGAPORE - Chief information officers (CIOs) must use business speak not tech jargon if they are to help board members and senior management tackle the digital tsunami that threatens to disrupt industries. View full article here

Learning for a new age

CIO Academy Asia was mentioned in The Business Times, 26 October 2016. Senior officials from three Singapore-based tertiary institutions share their views on postgraduate education in the age of disruption Professor Kevyn Yong of ESSEC Business School shared:" We plan to focus on three areas to continuously evolve our executive education programmes. First, we are exploring how to better [...]

CIO Forum @ CommunicAsia

1 June 2016 Held in conjunction with the annual CommunicAsia, the forum addresses the latest issues and challenges faced by CIOs through keynote address, presentations and moderated panel discussion led by experts.

Put IT in the Driver’s Seat

This article was first published by Harry Teng (CIO, TransAsia Airways). I sat on panels at the ConnectGov Summit hosted by @CIO Academy Asia this week discussing various topics.  The session I moderated touched on how to stay ahead of the digital transformation. Given my current role as a CIO of an airline, traditionally, an IT organization plays a [...]

Introducing youths to the 101 of Technology

CIO Care conducted a pilot tech workshop for youths, engaging 40 young students from across different faculties to introduce basic web development in HTML and CSS. A crash course on common industry design tools was conducted as well. This workshop not only exposes youths to the basics of engaging customers in the digital space, but also imparts knowledge on the basic tools, in building a technology engine to increase business value both for companies and non-profit organisations.

Enabling Tech @ Mercy Relief

CIO Care embarked on an IT advisory project with Mercy relief. Based in Singapore, Mercy Relief is the second largest disaster relief charity organisation after Red Cross. With the support of Ken Yeo (CIO, Hermès Asia), we offered pro-bono consultancy services and procured infrastructure tools to improve the IT capabilities of Mercy Relief. As we approach the next phase of this project, Ken Yeo will be providing further guidance, so that the eight-man-team at Mercy Relief are equipped to respond swiftly in time of crisis, and remain accountable and transparent to donors in times of peace.

How CIOs can enable Voluntary Welfare organisations with robust IT capabilities

In the last 6 months, the team had met with a variety of voluntary welfare organisations. From non-government agencies like Beyond Social Services (BSS), Mercy Relief and St. Andrew's School of Autism; to government supported agencies like SGEnabled. These organisations serve an array of individuals with special needs. While donors and volunteers expect to have their [...]

reThink CIO: Finance-as-a-Service, Singapore

February 2017 - Much has been said about how financial technology is disrupting financial services, but what does it mean to you and your business? Join us for insightful discussions on how you can chart a new course by optimising business of technology in the financial services, leveraging FinTech.