Singapore: Global consulting company Capgemini has chosen Singapore for its Applied Innovation Exchange to serve Southeast Asia.
The latest Applied Innovation Exchange (AIE) takes Capgemini’s global network to 10 innovation centres worldwide. The exchange will deliver a robust service catalogue, within an ecosystem of other AIEs, including a focus in areas such as data analytics, visualization, artificial intelligence and cognitive computing.
It will be Capgemini’s first AIE in Southeast Asia and 10th globally, in addition to its complement of Applied Innovation Discovery Centers.
In Line With The Smart Nation Vision
Singapore is already one of five Asian cities ranked among the top 10 locations for innovation centers worldwide, according to Capgemini Consulting’s research, with Asia now rivalling Silicon Valley as a new home to global innovation centers.
In line with Singapore’s «Smart Nation» vision which is designed to harness digital technologies as powerful catalysts for change, the AIE will strengthen Singapore’s reputation as an innovation hub by expanding the region’s innovation capacity and bolstering the development of local talent, to co-create a technology-enabled future.
An Innovation Superpower
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«With its vibrant start-up scene and business friendly environment, Singapore is the vanguard of Asia’s rise as an innovation superpower and the perfect location for Capgemini,» said Lanny Cohen, member of the Group Executive Committee at Capgemini.