At the end of day two's morning session at the ConnectGov Leaders Summit held in Edinburgh, Scotland last year, the audience were broken up into small groups for topical discussions. The following summarises the audience’s table discussions based on points provided as guidelines: On data from legacy systems There are challenges with managing structured versus unstructured data but beyond that, systems interoperability...
Rounding up perspectives on earlier topics addressed during the ConnectGov Leaders Summit held in Edinburgh, Scotland last July, 3 panellists from AIG, International SOS and MyRepublic were invited to reflect on their respective organisation’s transformation experiences. Key Takeaways • On the approach to data strategy, one of the panellists outlined the difference between defensive and offensive strategies – a defensive stance...
During the ConnectGov Leaders Summit held in Edinburgh, Scotland last July, the panel on ‘Levelling Up Capabilities for a Real-Time Enterprise’ kicked off with a question on what real-time means, how it differs according to different people’s expectations and what is stopping every tech system from being real-time. It then discussed the imperatives and value proposition of realtime processing,...
In prefacing the panel for ‘Strategic Priorities for a Data-Driven Partnership Ecosystem’ during the ConnectGov Leaders Summit held in Edinburgh, Scotland last July, Low Aik Lim, CIO Academy Asia’s Director for International Relations noted that the success of data initiatives depends on a cast of partners. But central to any partnership is the notion of Trust which brings special...
Taking a closer view on data from the previous day’s high-level perspectives, panellists during the ConnectGov Leaders Summit held in Edinburgh, Scotland last July, shared in the subsequent session, turned to considerations of how their organisations perceive and handle data as a critical asset. Key Takeaways At Singapore Exchange, Sigrid Rouam, Vice President, Head of Data Science and Visualization, shared...
Day 2 of the ConnectGov Leaders Summit held in Edinburgh, Scotland last July kicked off with Andrew Chang, Technology Consultant Lead, South East Asia and Greater China Region, RSA, reflecting on the first day’s scope of discussions. Key Takeaways Statistics from Gartner showing that 2% of surveyed CEOs wanted to embrace digital business but 71% expressed concerns over cybersecurity, IT...
Regulations, emerging data regimes, innovation opportunities and business requirements are imposing greater complexity, risks and data challenges on organisations. The first day of the ConnectGov Leaders Summit held in Edinburgh, Scotland last July ended with a panel discussion to discuss specific approaches to managing and leveraging data assets to deliver value outcomes in the face of compliance pressures. Key Takeaways Jude...
Rama took the stage during the ConnectGov Leaders Summit held in Edinburgh, Scotland last year, for a fireside chat on the first day with Ravinder Singh (Ravi), Chief Information and Innovation Officer, Tata Singapore Airlines (Air Vistara), to reflect on role of the modern day CIO in the data economy. Key Takeaways Reflecting on the role of CIOs, 3 parameters...
The ConnectGov Leaders Summit held in Edinburgh, Scotland last year, saw panellists representing different public sector agencies from around the world exchange perspectives on how their organisations interpreted their mandate to catalyse data-driven initiatives, discuss their approaches to innovation such as open data initiatives and digital sandboxes to test new technologies, develop policy innovations or frameworks to spur ecosystem...
Data-driven and data-informed perspectives have become mainstream concepts but underlying them are assumptions that call for closer examination. Some organisations have even installed AI board members to help inform key decisions and presumably to counterbalance the insights of humans as board members. Distributed autonomous organisations (DAOs) in the blockchain world also suggest ideas along these lines. With these trends in...