Local companies of Singapore are taking benefits from the success of country's e-Government services and expertise.
While speaking at the iX conference, the chairman of Singapore infocomm Technology Federation (SiTF), Pek Yew Chai, the e-Government and iN2015 programs bring a a lot of branding to Singapore. The SiTF has partnered IDA to launch Infocomm Singapore, a new global brand name for the local infocomm sector to help local companies to gain visibility overseas. Singapore currently leads in Accenture's latest study on e-Government and also takes the top spot in the World Economic Forum (WEF) global IT report 2007 on government readiness. In other global rankings, Singapore is holding the sixth position in the Economist Intelligence Unit's 2007 e-Readiness rankings, up from the 13th position in 2006.