How GovTech plans to make life easier

MyInfo: Launched in May, the service makes it easier to fill online government forms when applying for a flat, for instance, by filling in personal data automatically. GovTech plans to expand this to include bank forms.

Parents Gateway: To make it easier for parents to pay school fees and sign consent forms. It will be tested at five schools next month.

CorpPass: Launched last month, it means businesses and non-profit organisations no longer need to use shared SingPass accounts of individuals for corporate transactions.

National Trade Platform: A trade information management platform for firms in the trade and logistics industry is in the works in collaboration with Singapore Customs.

 

Smart Nation Platform: Being developed to allow different parts of Government to share data and improve public services.

GovTech raises public service tech capability: In six areas - application development, cybersecurity, data science, geospatial technology, government infocomm technology infrastructure and sensors, and the Internet of Things, which involves connecting objects by allowing them to collect and share data.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 08, 2016, with the headline 'How GovTech plans to make life easier'. Print Edition | Subscribe