Data analytics and cyber security can boost Singapore's position as an IT hub
Data analytics and cyber security are two leading edge technologies that will boost Singapore's position as a leading information technology hub, said Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean on Wednesday.
Tapping these two technologies will create business opportunities for local companies as well as help them improve productivity, he said at the opening of IBM's tech conference Interconnect at the Marina Bay Sands.
IBM, NEC, Rakuten and other tech companies are setting up research and development facilities to look into areas like retail and supply chain management.
The National University of Singapore for example is offering a one-year Masters of Science in Business Analytics in collaboration with IBM.