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About SG Women in Tech Singapore has one of the highest proportion of women in the tech workforce in Southeast Asia. Women currently make up 41% of the tech workforce in Singapore, surpassing the global average of 28%.[1] The Singapore government recognises the gender imbalance in the tech sector, and is committed to collaborate efforts with the industry …

Senior staff may be hesitant to adopt new digital technologies, but with a can-do spirit, it’s possible to power business into the future, as Synergetic Beauty System discovered.   With roots tracing back almost 30,000 years, humans have been cutting and styling hair in the name of beauty since the Palaeolithic age. Today, the beauty …

More than 500 businesses and 30,000 employees can now leverage the Process Construction & Maintenance (PCM) Industry[1] Digital Plan (IDP) to build digital capabilities and mitigate some of the current challenges faced by the industry. Jointly led by Enterprise Singapore (ESG) and the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), in partnership with the Association of Process Industry (ASPRI), the …

PayPal, in partnership with the Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore (IMDA) and supported by Digital Industry Singapore (DISG), is growing its Singapore workforce by nearly 25%. PayPal’s expansion will create many new exciting job opportunities for Singaporeans, as the company looks to deliver on its goal of leveraging technology to make financial services and …

Australian Border Force (ABF), the Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore (IMDA), and Singapore Customs, along with industry participants, have concluded a blockchain trial to prove trade documents can be issued and verified digitally across two independent systems, reducing cross-border transaction costs. The blockchain trial was initiated as part of the Australia-Singapore Digital Economy Agreement …

Despite the benefits of artificial intelligence (AI), it’s common for users to feel hesitant when entrusting advanced technologies with data. Dubbed the ‘uncanny valley of the mind’, having an unnerving feeling about technology is understandable—after all, AI is something almost human but not quite. Despite any underlying fears, AI has made its way into almost …

From regulatory frameworks to privacy-preserving technologies, the ATxAI Conference explored the value of establishing technical standards as part of creating trusted AI ecosystem. It is critical for trust in AI to be maintained, and the time spent on building up this trust is not a liability.   When AI systems generate insights in a matter …

As 2020 saw the pandemic rattle countries worldwide, with Singapore’s broader economy shrinking by 5.4 percent, one industry remained undeterred and unshaken. The infocomm media sector bucked the trend by growing 4.8 percent last year—sustained by employees working from home, institutions going online and businesses taking the digital leap. Speaking separately at the inaugural Asia Tech x Singapore …

To support the next wave of 5G growth, the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) is seeking views from the public and industry on the potential use and allocation of the 2.1 GHz spectrum band for 5G in Singapore. The band is currently used for 3G services and will expire at the end of 2021. IMDA …

Last December 2020, the Government released the Research, Innovation, and Enterprise (RIE) 2025 plan, laying out the country’s scientific and digital ambitions for the next five years. With its whopping S$25 billion budget, the RIE2025 represents Singapore’s most ambitious R&D programme to date. Building upon RIE2020’s legacy, the new plan will continue to focus on and expand …