20 Mar '17, 2pm

Singapore government reshuffles agencies to deepen smart nation focus

Just months after a previous restructure, the Singapore government has returned to the drawing board to create a new unit that it says will better coordinate efforts around its smart nation vision. To be parked under the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), the new Smart Nation and Digital Government (SNDG) Group would allow the government to be "more integrated and responsive", it said in a statement Monday. The new unit would comprise employees from three existing government departments: the Ministry of Finance's Digital Government Directorate; the Ministry of Communications and Information's Government Technology Policy department; and the Smart Nation Programme Office, which was under the PMO. Latest news on Asia ​NEC using artificial intelligence to prevent bus accidents in Singapore ​Malaysia to use DSPOne's smart city solution for tech park pilot After liftoff, Samsung's ...

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