If you want fast broadband, move to Singapore, Sweden or Taiwan. The USA, Canada and the UK have slower broadband speeds but at least they are in the world's top 31 countries out of 189. If you want slow, Burkina Faso, Gabon and Yemen make up the bottom three.
StarHub and Veniam are teaming up to turn thousands of vehicles in Singapore into mobile Wi-Fi hotspots, while collecting data for the government.
Country has achieved high global rankings in its deployment of e-government services, which enjoy high citizen participation. However, such services still lack integration and adoption among the silver generation.
The Singapore government’s technology roadmap is doing good work overall but looks likely to fall well short of the target of 80,000 new infocomm jobs. What is the Lion City doing to address this?
Singapore's business-focused fundamentals and geographic access are drawing global tech companies to its shores, but lack of talent and high costs may curb future takers.
As Singapore wraps up the year with a bustling startup ecosystem and significant milestones including the launch of its Personal Data Protection Act and amendments to Computer Misuse Act to combat cyberattacks. However, further efforts are needed to continue driving broadband adoption and to encourage 'bootstrapping' attitude in graduates
IT infrastructure is in place to support cloud environments in both private and public sectors, but user education and change management remain key barriers to adoption in Singapore.
Amid intensifying regional interest and potential competition, Singapore's future lies in filling niches such as in engineering consultancy. A sustainable ecosystem is also needed by supporting startups and promoting more companies to use 3D printing in product development.
Technology isn't the barrier to increasing business process automation. Instead, many Singapore businesses face difficulties instigating change within the organization and lack well-defined processes.
Despite being a stable economy where new technologies are encouraged, Singapore faces challenges as a neutral cybersecurity party due to its conservative business environment and lack of homegrown talent.
Enterprise e-mail clients may not appear to have changed much, but firms in Singapore are implementing innovations under the hood and integrating social and mobility to the business communications tool.
In a list dominated by tech firms, the telco comes in 12th overall for companies Singapore professionals most want to work for, according to a LinkedIn study. IBM was top choice, followed by Microsoft and Accenture.
Evolving employee behavior and growing importance of digital marketing and commerce mean CIOs are losing some of their control in IT procurement and deployment to other C-level executives.
Government eyes more productivity and less reliance on foreign labor with schemes to reward small and midsize businesses for innovation, and co-fund wage raises for local workers.
Consumers and enterprises are already savvy, but supporting infrastructures need to catch up and offer functionalities retailers need to fully integrate location-based marketing into their business.
Singapore SMBs should start "small" to justify their ROI and need to take the first step or be left behind, and the availability of pooled resources such as data scientists could encourage adoption, suggest participants in a ZDNet online dialogue.
Singapore government should take the lead by buying from local tech startups as well as introduce a special class of work visas to drive innovation and attract talent in the country, suggest participants in a ZDNet online dialogue.
ZDNet's panel discussion threw up several interesting talking points such as the importance of reviewing analytic tools, the need to convince employees to adopt such tools, and user privacy.
Panelists at ZDNet Asia's Big Debate share how big data is helping Singapore, and what's holding back companies from fully tapping the potential of analytics.
Panasonic to invest S$10.2 million (US$8 million) over next two years to set up R&D center focusing on energy management solutions, while industry watchers point out technology alone not enough for smart city success.
National Environment Agency partners IBM to develop analytics solutions to address environmental concerns, while other agencies considering providing access to data sets to address urban sustainability challenges.
Ahead of World Cities Summit, Singapore company introduces suite of IT solutions for cities to address growing urbanization, sustainability and environmental challenges.
For first time, country will hold three global events together--World Cities Summit, Singapore International Water Week and inaugural CleanEnviro Summit--to provide wider and integrated platform for exchange of ideas to tackle increasingly complex problems.
ZDNet Asia talks to ICT regulator, market players to discuss what Singapore needs to do to drive adoption of national broadband network and resolve enterprise deployment issues.
CEO Neil Montefiore eyes bigger footprint against "ex-incumbent" in enterprise market and confident of achieving this goal with Vodafone global partnership.
OCBC says pervasive use of Web-connected mobile devices and social networks has compelled banks to tweak their service models in order to meet customer demand for "instant, now".
Singapore's Land Transport Authority looking at global positioning system to improve country's Electronic Road Pricing infrastructure and planning to introduce new portal to push mobile apps to commuters.
Remote patient monitoring also needed to encourage patients to manage their own healthcare so they're less likely to end up in public healthcare institution where bedcrunch is a challenge, explains Singapore HealthPartners CIO.
Resorts World Sentosa bets on big data analytics to gain customer insights and provide better service, but CTO Yap Chee Yuen says lack of good IT skills and limited vendor knowledge in unique gaming sector a big challenge.
We take stock of Singapore government's Intelligent Nation 2015 and find out how organizations in the island-state have adopted ICT to drive business growth and innovation.