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Building a scaleable educational vision


Schools are under a lot of pressure to deliver short term academic results – but what they need to focus on is delivering on a longterm vision. Short term priorities can lead to ineffective investment in gadget giveaways to students, which may grab news headlines, but are less likely to … Read more »

Singapore partners Microsoft for government-wide data platform


Singapore’s research agency partnered with Microsoft to build a whole-of-government system that will ease sharing of data between agencies, as part of the government’s Smart Nation drive. A*STAR’s Institute for Infocomm Research signed a deal with the firm recently to build a common framework for how agencies will structure their … Read more »

How to build an inclusive smart city?

Erick Stephens

While the four megatrends – mobility, social, cloud and big data – provide Asian cities with great opportunities to deliver more efficient and innovative government services, there are pockets of the population that do not have access to these technologies. “You can’t have social network without cloud, or mobile without … Read more »

Spreading the word


We caught up with YouthSpark Challenge for Change winner, Dominic Co, from the Philippines, who shares more about the inspiration behind his winning project, what he has learnt from the trip to the Amazon, and how he plans to make a difference in his society. … Read more »