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IDA International was a wholly owned privatised subsidiary of the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore.[1] IDA International's operations ceased by 31 March 2016 due to a strategic realignment by IDA.

IDA International
Headquarters10 Pasir Panjang Road. #10-01 Mapletree Business City. Singapore 117438
Key people
Yong Ying-I (Ms) (Chairperson)
Vincent Wong (CEO)
ParentInfocomm Development Authority of Singapore
Websitewww.idainternational.sg

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HistoryEdit

Singapore has been consistently highly placed in global and regional rankings for infocomm developments and usage of infocomm. In 2009 and 2010, Singapore topped the Waseda University World e-Government Ranking. Singapore topped The World Bank's Ease of Doing Business Index[2] for the fifth year in a row,[3] making among countries that took the most steps to make it easier for local companies to operate.

In response to increasing requests from foreign governments to implement public service infocomm solutions,[4]

HighlightsEdit

  • The company signed several Memorandum of understanding (MOU) such as the MOU on Information and Communications Technology between the World Bank, IDA International and International Enterprise Singapore,[5] MOU with the Republic of Tatarstan[6][7]
  • Timor-Leste's Civil Service Commissioned welcomed a joint UNDP-Government of Singapore delegation of public administration and information systems experts from IDA International to undertake a high-level assessment of the Civil Service Commission's current IT position.[8]
  • Projects were launched and completed with several countries, such as with:
    • The Bahamas[9][10]
    • Oman's eGovernment Architecture Framework (OeGAF),[11] which subsequently received recognition from The Open Group Enterprise Architecture Awards.[12]
    • Through the Temasak Foundation, IDA International have worked with the Kingdom of Bhutan to transfer knowledge on eGovernment and to develop Bhutan's ICT expertise since 2012[13]
    • IDA International and Zhuhai signed a strategic framework agreement in November 2012 for consultancy services for Zhuhai's Smart City Plan 2015[14]
    • Oman's Ministry of Manpower signed an agreement with IDA International on improving Oman's Visa application for manpower in April 2014[15]
    • Brunei's Authority for Info-communications Technology Industry of Brunei Darussalam signed a contract with IDA International for the development of a National ICT Manpower Masterplan in 2014[16]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore
  2. ^ "Ease of Doing Business Ranking by The World Bank". Archived from the original on 6 February 2015. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. ^ Rastello, Sandrine; Adam, Shamim (4 November 2010). "Singapore Tops World Bank Survey on Ease of Doing Business for Fifth Year". Bloomberg.
  4. ^ Internationalisation
  5. ^ Joint Media Release by World Bank and Singapore
  6. ^ iN.SG: Inroads into Russia
  7. ^ "Singapore Company Inks Landmark Infocomm". Archived from the original on 9 March 2010. Retrieved 11 August 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  8. ^ "SINGAPOREAN MISSION CONTRIBUTES TO ONGOING STRENGTHENING OF THE NATIONAL CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION". Archived from the original on 28 September 2011. Retrieved 29 August 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  9. ^ Bahamas e-Government
  10. ^ Bahamas government launches new portal website
  11. ^ Oman's eGovernment architecture framework
  12. ^ OeGAF wins 1st Prize
  13. ^ "Singapore and Bhutan Ink First Infocomm Technology MOU". Retrieved 7 June 2014.
  14. ^ "e-Government to benefit". Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 7 June 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  15. ^ "Singapore and Oman agree to deliver innovative e-Government services for labour market". Archived from the original on 6 July 2014. Retrieved 7 June 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  16. ^ "AITI AND IDA INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATES TO BUILD ICT MANPOWER MASTERPLAN FOR BRUNEI DARUSSALAM". Retrieved 27 January 2016.

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