Four main considerations when re-engineering govt IT systems for Smart Nation drive: PM Lee

Four main considerations when re-engineering govt IT systems for Smart Nation drive: PM Lee
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SINGAPORE (Oct 2): Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong highlighted four main areas that the government will focus on as it works on several projects to renew its IT systems amid Singapore’s Smart Nation drive.

As keen and early adopters of technology, the government has over the years built many legacy IT systems in various agencies. Over time, however, updates are required along with modifications and fixes. This has resulted in more difficulties in system maintenance, says Lee at the inaugural Stack 2018 Developer Conference organised by the Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech).

According to Lee, the first step in the renewal process will involve a re-engineering of the government. This means new technologies must be introduced to develop solutions for... (Click here to read the full story)