IoT devices collect vast amounts of data, making AI essential for sifting through the noise to produce actionable insights. Here are four points you should think about when developing or deploying an AI-IoT solution. Like unrefined gold ore, the raw data accumulated by millions of Internet of Things (IoT) devices means nothing without some form of analysis—also known as ‘data...
Businesses and citizens alike are trying to work around the frequent cutoffs using a variety of technologies, but the damage goes deep. Myanmar, home to 54 million people, has seen a jump in demand for VPNs and alternative methods of communication even since the Myanmar’s military staged a coup to topple the elected government earlier this year, said threat intelligence...
At the rapidly evolving frontier of cybersecurity, it pays to have an understanding of the emerging threats and the protective actions that can be taken to mitigate them. When Singapore rolled out its Digital Government Blueprint in June 2018, building reliable, secure and resilient systems was earmarked as a key priority. Aware of the risks from digitalising government systems—especially with...
At the 4th GovTech STACK-X Meetup, two experts showcased some of the practical uses and latest advances in machine learning. In simpler times, the word ‘training’ applied exclusively to living things—for instance, you could train a dog to perform a trick, or a person to excel at a sport. But nowadays, even machines can be trained to carry out specific...
Ask any motorists what’s their least favourite part of driving. Chances are, parking is near the top of that list. The circling around looking for empty spaces. Ending up parking somewhere really far from your destination. Forgetting where exactly you parked in the cavernous multi storey basement carpark. Still, at least paying for parking nowadays is pretty convenient, done either...
"Enabling Agile and Resilient Citizen Services" - Panel 3 @ ConnectGov V Panel session with: Linus Tham, Group Chief Information Officer, IHH Healthcare Berhad Jason Bay, Senior Director (Government Digital Services), GovTech Singapore Siim Sikkut, Government CIO, Estonia Prem Pavan, Area Vice President & GM - Asia, Citrix Moderated By: - Howie Lau, Assistant Chief Executive (Media & Innovation), IMDA Singapore The Covid-19 crisis has pitched...
Fans of overseas travel are no doubt excited about Singapore moving towards living with covid and more Vaccinated Travel Lanes opening up – allowing people to go to countries like Germany, Spain, South Korea, Indonesia, Finland, and India without the need to quarantine upon arrival and upon return. Still, the potential hassle of travelling in the time of Covid and...
Excerpt from article... "According to P. Ramakrishna, CEO of CIO Academy Asia, the newly announced ICT budget sends a strong signal to the tech sector that Singapore will continue to invest and accelerate its efforts on digital transformation. “It’s interesting that S$2.7 billion (70% of the budget) will be spent on digital services projects targeted at citizens and businesses across...
Cybersecurity is still a male-dominated profession, but women are starting to get in on the action. From showing more confidence in their technical skills to being adaptable, women can play to their strengths to build a fulfilling career in cybersecurity. Though no less capable than their male counterparts, women are still underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) roles,...
If there’s a scientific formula that is famous for representing a brilliant breakthrough, Albert Einstein’s E=MC2 must surely be it.   Besides formalising a fundamental relation in Physics, it has come to symbolize a then-new way of looking at how the world works.  More practically for us, it also captures the guiding spirit and thinking behind ConnectGov 2018, as well as...