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Software Technology Development in Singapore
March/April 1989 (vol. 6 no. 2)
pp. 61-65

With strong government backing and direction, Singapore seeks to develop information technology as a growth industry and use it to promote the nation's global competitiveness. The government has increased its efforts in software research and development through government-funded research and development institutes and is also encouraging local industry to develop software for export and to attract overseas multinational companies to set up software-development centers in Singapore. A description is given of research being conducted by the Information Technology Institute, the Institute of Systems Science, and, briefly, by private industry.

Index Terms:
Singapore; information technology; growth industry; software research; government-funded research; local industry; software-development; Information Technology Institute; Institute of Systems Science; DP industry; government policies; research initiatives; software engineering
Citation:
Tahn Joo Chin, Kai Yuen Wang, "Software Technology Development in Singapore," IEEE Software, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 61-65, March-April 1989, doi:10.1109/52.23132
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