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Australia redefines digital and open data road-map

A customer-first strategy drives the business of government in the state of New South Wales. Insights were shared at last week’s 3rd Annual FutureGov Forum New South Wales in Sydney.

Sri Lankan geological agency to upgrade ICT infrastructure

Geological Survey and Mines Bureau, Sri Lanka’s leading agency ...

Thai Police monitors threats through instant messaging app

With the intention to monitor and prevent crime, Thai Royal ...

5 March 2013 | News

US County Analyses Big Data for Smarter Cities

Miami-Dade County in the state of Florida, USA, has undertaken a Smarter Cities initiative in partnership with IBM to improve services and share information among its 35 municipalities through Big Data analytics.

22 February 2013 | News

The Netherlands uses analytics to manage traffic network

The city region of Eindhoven (SRE), the Netherlands, has announced the first result of its smarter traffic pilot project to analyse data from connected cars together with location data to identify and resolve road network issue.

13 February 2013 | News

US deploys supercomputer to help fight cancer

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre in New York, and WellPoint—health insurer have initiated a project with IBM to deploy its Watson supercomputer to work on fighting cancer.

25 January 2013 | News

USA Utilities Commission revamps IT system

Greenville Utilities Commission (GUC), based in North Carolina, USA has revamped its IT infrastructure to improve operational efficiency and customer service.

22 January 2013 | News

German City uses analytics to solve traffic jams

The City of Cologne, Germany on January 17 announced the completion of a smarter traffic pilot project to predict and manage traffic flow and road congestion in the city.

15 January 2013 | Feature

On the path to smart e-budgeting

Dr Duangta Tancho, Director of Information Technology Centre of Bureau of the Budget, Thailand talks to FutureGov on the country’s e-Budgeting system and how she plans to optimise it.

11 January 2013 | News

Boston government improves service delivery with performance management software

City of Boston, on January 4, has launched Boston About Results (BAR) programme integrating Performance Management Scorecard to deliver more efficient services to citizens while increasing the accountability of the city officials.

16 November 2012 | News

Thailand combats natural disaster with gulf radar

The Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency will set up costal radar stations along the Gulf of Thailand to integrate data for disaster management.

28 September 2012 | News

Aust develops e-health supply catalogue

Australia’s peak e-health body, the National E-Health Transition Authority (NEHTA), is helping develop an electronic national product catalogue of medical equipment and consumables.

27 September 2012 | News

Aust FutureGov Summit showcases ICT reforms

Major ICT reforms come under spotlight at Australia’s flagship 3rd Annual FutureGov Summit in the nation’s capital, Canberra – with insights from distinguished officials representing agencies in the UK, USA, Australia, New Zealand, Austria, Denmark, Bahrain, Japan and Scotland.

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