Over half of consumers in the country make decisions based on personal experience and intuition, with 67% expressing concerns their data may be disclosed publicly.
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Comprising Gribbles Pathology, Quantum Diagnostics, and Clinipath Malaysia, the private laboratory consortium is set to roll out a COVID-19 collection and testing programme that aims to conduct more than 5,000 tests a day, with a 24-hour turnaround.
Regulators say the Trusted Data Sharing Framework aims to resolve challenges companies face in sharing data assets, including the need to ensure regulatory compliance as well as a lack of methodologies and trust with whom they shared data.
Country's government agencies identify 121 job roles in banking, asset management, and insurance that they believe will be necessary in future when the financial sector sees increased adoption of data analytics and automation.
As part of efforts to drive its aim of building an "everyday super app", the Singapore-headquartered company increasingly is gathering and analysing customer data, including location and payment history, but it says it collects "only data that is necessary" to deliver its services.
Infocomm Media Development Authority launched the Singapore TV Audience Measurement system that it says offers "integrated" viewership details across various devices, including smartphones and PCs, so advertisers can better understand cross-screen behaviour.
Land Transport Authority dishes out S$18.8 million (US$13.7 million) to deploy a rail management platform that will consolidate its existing tracking systems and use data analytics to monitor and identify potential faults.
Some 87 percent of IT decision makers in Singapore say machine learning will speed up decision-making process as well as facilitate automation in security operations.
Commercial businesses can now access citizen data, such as mailing address and passport numbers, stored in the national MyInfo database, in a move the Singapore government says is aimed at improving service efficiency.
Singapore telco and bank will invest S$6 million over a year to jointly launch products and services based on data insights gleaned from each other's customer base.