In recent years, the Hong Kong government has been working hard to promote the opening and sharing of geospatial data. Photo: Shutterstock In recent years, the Hong Kong government has been working hard to promote the opening and sharing of geospatial data. Photo: Shutterstock
In recent years, the Hong Kong government has been working hard to promote the opening and sharing of geospatial data. Photo: Shutterstock
Winnie Tang
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Winnie Tang

How Singapore synergy shows the way forward for Hong Kong’s smart city dreams

  • Hong Kong does not lag behind its neighbours in its work towards becoming a smart city, especially in infrastructure construction
  • The city’s fatal flaw is that many projects are not related to each other and parts of the government fail to coordinate, making it difficult to produce synergy

In recent years, the Hong Kong government has been working hard to promote the opening and sharing of geospatial data. Photo: Shutterstock In recent years, the Hong Kong government has been working hard to promote the opening and sharing of geospatial data. Photo: Shutterstock
In recent years, the Hong Kong government has been working hard to promote the opening and sharing of geospatial data. Photo: Shutterstock
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Winnie Tang

Winnie Tang

Dr Winnie Tang JP is an adjunct professor in the Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Architecture at the University of Hong Kong. She is a pioneer in bringing the geographic information system technology to Hong Kong. Over the years, she has been actively advocating the use of technology in e-health, environmental conservation and education. She also founded the Smart City Consortium and Esri China (Hong Kong) Limited.