Senior Minister of State (Trade and Industry) Dr Koh Poh Koon unveiled Moovaz as the winner of the inaugural Trade and Connectivity Challenge (TCC) at the Singapore Logistics Forum 2019, held in October. Their winning solution seeks to address the challenge for traditional businesses to accelerate digitalization...
Enterprise Singapore launched the Global Ready Talent program (GRT) on 10 October 2019, with 60 Singapore companies coming on-board to offer 110 overseas internship positions and 86 management associate positions. GRT aims to build a pipeline of talent to support the global aspirations...
Minister-in-charge of Trade Relations Mr S Iswaran announced the expansion of the Global Innovation Alliance (GIA) network to Bangalore in India in October 2019. Through the network in Bangalore, Enterprise Singapore will help connect Singapore technology startups and SMEs to India’s growing innovation ecosystem, and boost business partnerships...
The Coordinating Committee for Cybersecurity (CCCY) is scheduled to publish a Cybersecurity Standards Roadmap next year to support Singapore’s digital transformation efforts. This roadmap will look into enhancing cybersecurity resilience in Information Technology and Operational Technology systems for users, processes and technologies. This...
SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) has partnered with IBM Singapore to launch a suite of programs in the emerging area of Artificial Intelligence (AI). These programs will enable Singaporeans to learn and apply AI in areas such as Human Resource, Supply Chain Management and Media. The SkillsFuture for Digital Workplace...
The Data Protection Excellence (DPEX) Centre, the autonomous research and education arm of Straits Interactive, announced in September that the number of organisations breaching Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) has reached record levels and have already surpassed the total number of enforcement cases in 2018. 
Domain Name System (DNS) amplification attacks swelled in the second quarter of this year, with the amplified attacks spiking more than 1,000% compared with Q2 2018, according to Nexusguard's "Q2 2019 Threat Report." According to Cloudflare, this type of cyberattack works by overwhelming a target server or network...
In August 2019, Google and UOB launched SME Leadership Academy, a new training program for business leaders. This program is supported by Digital Industry Singapore (DISG) and SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), and aims to help small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) accelerate their digital transformation and compete more effectively in...
Started in 2017, the SkillsFuture for Digital Workplace program has equipped Singaporeans with foundational digital skills and a mindset for digital transformation, to prepare them for technological changes in their workplace and daily lives. In September 2019, NTUC LearningHub (NTUC LHUB) and Skills Future...
With the enhanced Productivity Solutions Grant (PSG) which takes effect on 1 July 2019, companies can receive more support to transform their workforce. This was announced at the launch of SkillsFuture Festival today by Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Education & Ministry of Trade and Industry,...