The strategic goal of the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) is to cultivate a vibrant and competitive infocomm industry in Singapore - one that attracts foreign investment and sustains long-term GDP growth through innovative infocomm technology development, deployment and usage in Singapore - in order to enhance the global economic competitiveness of Singapore.
IDA seeks to achieve this objective in its role as the infocomm industry champion, the national infocomm master-planner and developer, and the Government CIO.
Once we had to visit a bookstore to buy a book - Amazon.com changed that.
Once we had to make a phone call to catch up with our friends - Friendster changed that.
Once we had to invite people over to watch our home videos - YouTube changed that.
Even as you read this, infocomm is transforming the world. From social networking to just-in-time manufacturing and genome sequencing, infocomm is a creative force that empowers and enriches the way we live, learn, work and play.
Infocomm is a rewarding career. Infocomm enables you to make a real difference to the world.
You can revolutionise existing business models and help create new ones, like what Dell did with its infocomm-enabled supply chain, Skype did with IP-based telecommunications, and eBay did with consumer-to-consumer retailing.
You can plan smart strategies at Formula 1 racing using high performance computing, algorithms and computer modeling.
You can be an entrepreneur, and combine infocomm expertise with business acumen to create the next Google or Facebook.
If you want to make a positive difference in the world, study infocomm and enter the fascinating world of infocomm.