As infocomm professionals in Singapore, we can get our infocomm competencies valued by independent bodies, such as the National Infocomm Competency Framework (NICF) certification.
Imelda Tan blogs about practical application of technology at work.
Based in Singapore, Imelda is an arts fan disguised as a business consultant and Infocomm technical writer.
Infocomm professionals tend to be remembered only when hardware or software needs fixing. It is hardly surprising that they are not the most engaged employees in an organization. Here are three ways to improve their engagement.
With visual data discovery tools, decision makers will get better insights of their businesses through real-time interactive reports.
I am not sure when the non-evil meaning of the word 'hack' started. It can be confusing.
Window shopping is getting easier for technology innovations in Singapore.
We use information communications tools to ease the way we work. Over time, do these tools influence the way we work instead?
Programs at Singapore's centers of learning are getting more interesting as more infocomm and engineering courses include art, design, and media.
Will there be more e-mail marketing after the Do Not Call Registry is implemented in Singapore in January?
Build a good system with an advanced technology. Win praises for it. Use it for your business for many years. Fix only what breaks, even as the environment changes. Deny all criticisms. Good systems cannot go bad. Or can they?
Small office/home office businesses in Asia setting up a web site for the first time with minimal resources may find it daunting to decide on the various web hosting options. We look at some questions they should ask.
Organizations looking to automate their business processes should first attempt to reduce and simplify these processes, so the overall cost of automation can be lower.
We need more shows or other exposure in Singapore where geeks and techies can be appreciated or even celebrated, but where are the inventors?
Large organizations tend to select vendors based solely on the lowest price, while small firms tend to nominate vendors that are their friends. But we should decide based on the vendor most appropriate for the job at the time.
Patient status updates at A&E department, consolidated medical records between hospitals and clinics, and visitor self-registration kiosks--these are a few of ZDNet blogger Imelda Tan's favorite "things" at Singapore’s hospitals.
Business analytics, big data, cloud. Vendors often throw up IT buzzwords they say will cure your organization of its ills, but does your organization really need every new one of them?