There’s more to making a city safer than deploying more police officers. According to Microsoft’s Guy Ron, National Security & Public Safety Industry Manager of Asia, surveillance information enables city leaders to be more proactive and predictive. Introducing Future-Proofing Cities part 3 of 4.
If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. But are organisations that are running Windows XP aware of the risks when using a 12-year-old operating system? Ken Wye Saw, Chairman of ICT & New Technologies, Singapore Manufacturing Federation, and CEO of CrimsonLogic, speaks to Futures about the importance of organisations to keep their IT resources current.
In cities worldwide, a transformation is occurring, driven by the ability to pull insights from data. New research shows that government organizations worldwide stand to gain $206 billion in value over the next four years by connecting data streams, using new analytics tools, and delivering insights to more people.
“The Next Urban Decade: Critical Challenges & Opportunities“ plenary discussion at World Cities Summit earlier this month focused on the current and future development of cities. Microsoft Corporate Vice President Worldwide Public Sector, shares her insight in this latest blog post, into how city leaders can overcome these challenge by taking a people-first approach to innovation that empowers citizens, businesses and governments.
At the Cities and Big Data Summit, Microsoft’s Vice President of Asia Public Sector Stefan Sjöström led a discussion around data analytics, and shared how the role of a ‘data alchemist’ could help governments better enjoy the benefits of Big Data. Kelly Ng reports.