港建三層數據平台 為未來做準備 – 香港經濟日報

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早前行政會議召集人陳智思在《經濟日報》(1013日的「『山竹』揭制度不足 抱怨不如促改善」)檢討颱風山竹的應變,「天文台、警方、其他部門和交通營運商都發放消息,我們卻沒有一站式平台讓人們查詢巴士、火車是否行駛、哪條道路受阻或被封、公共設施是否開放等」,他認為現在「可能是個好時機以研究政府如何收集和使用有關交通和其他服務中斷的實時資訊」。對此我非常認同。 繼續閱讀

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明年預測第一擊成敗繫於數據 – 信報財經新聞, StartUpBeat

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今年世界經濟論壇剛公佈的《全球競爭力報告》,除了大家關注的各地排名外,報告的主題更引人深思:如何為未來的生產力作好準備,即所謂「未來就緒」(future ready)。其中兩個指標,是該地政府能否以科技克服世界的種種挑戰,以及可否在多樣科技變革中,讓社會上人人受惠。 繼續閱讀

A central information platform will boost govt decision making – China Daily

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The public was infuriated by the traffic chaos as they went to work the day after Super Typhoon Mangkhut hit the city last month. Many people had to wait for hours before they could get on a public transport vehicle as service on many bus routes and some MTR lines was suspended due to facility damage caused by the typhoon. Many employees struggled to complete their journeys to work and then again on their way home. The government was blamed for not issuing a work suspension order.

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Hong Kong lags behind in opening up data – ejinsight

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My trip to the United States to participate in the Esri User Conference in July was very fruitful. The five-day conference showcased new geographic information system (GlS) applications for 18,000 GIS users around the world. Some countries are taking advantage of information technology to gap-jump their development, which is very impressive. 繼續閱讀

Data-driven discussion, bottom-up approach key to smart city – ejinsight

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Urban planning has become a public concern. “Brownfield sites" and “big debate on land supply" have become common terms in the news in Hong Kong. Engaging in a public discussion that could lead to consensus on the way forward shows the maturity of a city. To make the discussions more rational and effective, data analysis is a must. 繼續閱讀