The Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech) announced the signing of a Memorandum of Intent (MOI) with the National University of Singapore (NUS) today. GovTech and NUS will collaborate in the areas of technological innovation, specifically manpower and capability development for the benefit of public sector agencies.
Since the Smart Nation initiative was launched in late 2014, progress has been made in applying digital and smart solutions to provide better services for our citizens and businesses. Companies have also responded with innovative products.
Grab, the leading ride-hailing platform in Southeast Asia, in collaboration with the Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech), today launched GrabShuttle, a beta shuttle bus service mobile application to move larger groups of individual commuters affordably from door to door.
GovTech Partners with Eight Institutes of Higher Learning to Develop Deep Technical Capabilities in Students to Help Build a Smart Nation
The Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech) announced the signing of six individual Memorandums of Understanding (MOU), and two Memorandums of Intent (MOI) with eight Institutes of Higher Learning (IHLs) today.
Over 2.3 million SingPass users have set up their SingPass 2-Step Verification, also known as 2-Factor Authentication (2FA), to better protect their SingPass account and personal data.
Newly-launched GovTech to Transform Public Service Delivery with Citizen centric Digital Services and Products
Citizens and businesses can look forward to better and more citizen-centric services with the establishment of the new Government Technology Agency or GovTech. The new statutory board will spearhead the Government’s digital and data strategy.
The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) announced today that Singapore Corporate Access (CorpPass) will be launched on 15 September 2016. CorpPass will be a new corporate digital identity for businesses and other entities (such as non-profit organisations and associations) to transact with Government agencies online.
To better protect the personal data of users, the Government introduced 2-Step Verification, also known as 2-Factor Authentication (2FA), as part of its enhancements to the SingPass system in July last year. 2FA is a critical component to ensure that users' online identity and transactions are secure.
IDA or the soon-to-be-formed Government Technology Agency (GovTech) will continue to partner the infocomm technology (ICT) industry and invest in technologies such as data analytics, ICT infrastructure and platform-as-a-service to develop citizen-centric services. This aims to enhance the quality of citizens' lives and make business transactions with the government easier.
IDA Launches Smart Nation Fellowship Programme to Foster a Network of Top Data Science and Tech Talents for Singapore
The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) today launched the Smart Nation Fellowship Programme, calling out to top data scientists, technologists and engineers to help the Singapore government deliver meaningful digital and data solutions to improve the lives of citizens.