Singapore in the vanguard of a worldwide IIoT expansion trend

Manufacturing industries all around the world today face a period of great change brought about by the evolution of digital technologies. The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) trend is already sweeping the world. In order to maintain international competitiveness in manufacturing, a core industry that accounts for approximately 20 per cent of Singapore’s GDP, the […]

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Bosch: The role of Singapore & APAC in the company’s Industry 4.0 vision

Bosch Software Innovations Asia Pacific Regional President also shares why the availability of top talent in Singapore sets it apart from other Industry 4.0 hubs. Bosch Software Innovations has been actively shaping the Internet of Things (IoT) for nearly ten years. The subsidiary of the Stuttgart-based Bosch Group develops and operates software and system solutions […]

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Singapore fast-tracking to become Asia’s digital capital

With ASEAN’s consuming class expected to reach 125 million by 2025, the rise of Asia is one of the most significant trends affecting businesses globally. From Google to GrabTaxi, technology companies are paying attention and using Singapore as a springboard into emerging digital markets in Asia. The city state’s comprehensive ecosystem of technology and media providers, supported […]

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Reaching the next billion internet users in Southeast Asia

About 47 per cent of the world’s population are now online. That leaves 53 per cent, or approximately 3.9 billion people, without regular internet access. To tap into emerging markets, Google is looking to Southeast Asia to attract its next billion users – but the venture is not without its challenges. As most Southeast Asian users who come […]

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How Singapore plans to become Asia’s big data hub in 2018

Big data ambitions? Look no further than Singapore Businesses have universally been influenced by big data, and Singapore is at the forefront in Asia, quickly positioning itself as the region’s big data hub. Studies have indicated that the data analytics industry contributes at least S$1bn to its economy each year. For foreign companies working in […]

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Why Singapore has become a thriving hub for AI

While robots have been a mainstay in industrial manufacturing for decades, the next phase of the digital revolution will see them move into more face-to-face functions – where a human touch will be critical to their success. The development of intuitive, human-like technologies will not happen without a coordinated effort by Singapore’s businesses, government agencies […]

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How Asian start-ups such as Grab and Lazada outsmart their global competitors

A number of Asian start-ups are giving their larger global competitors a run for their money. Notable successes include ride-hailing service Grab, e-commerce group Lazada and real estate company PropertyGuru, which have fought off more established competitors to achieve rapid growth across Asia. The secret of their success seems to lie in finding the right […]

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Businesses can tap on MyInfo to offer faster transactions for citizens

SINGAPORE, 10 Nov 2017 – Businesses and developers can now offer simpler and hassle-free digital services to their customers by tapping on the government’s MyInfo service. Launched today, the MyInfo Developer & Partner Portal, as a next step towards building a vibrant ecosystem for the National Digital Identity (NDI), provides businesses with the necessary resources […]

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Government to open-source Beeline platform code to catalyse industry and public innovation

In line with Singapore’s Smart Nation vision of catalysing innovation and co-creation, the Government Technology Agency (GovTech) will progressively open-source the code1 for the Beeline smart mobility platform from October 2017. Industry and individual developers will be able to adopt, build on and scale up the platform or develop new mobility solutions using the code. Jointly […]

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What smart-nation Singapore can learn from other smart cities

Singapore has gone through a remarkable transformation from British colonial trading port 200 years ago, to first-world economy in little over 50 years. Now, with government setting its sights on the next frontier, award-winning architect, academic, author and TV presenter Jason Pomeroy explains what challenges Singapore may face as it plans to become the world’s […]

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