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Office closure due to the “Golden Week” holidays in JapanNew!!

Please be noted that our office will be closed from the 27th of April to the 6th of May 2024for the "Golden Week" holidays in Japan.We are sorry for any inconvenience that may be caused to you.

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Report of the Conference on Digital Strategies in Asian Countries

Date  December 13, 2023 Venue  AB Room, 7th Floor, Japan Computer Information Service Employee’s Pension Fund (JJK), Tokyo Event Results With the restrictions on COVID-19 greatly eased, Center of the International Cooperation for Computerization (CICC) invited keypersons in digital strategies from ASEAN and South Asian governments and other organizations to Japan after four year’s web-based conference. The nine participating countries were Brunei, Cambodia, Lao, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. At the conference, representatives from each country gave presentations on their country's digital strategies, followed by a lively Q&A session and exchange of opinions. We would like to thank all conference participants as well as the Ministry of Economy, […]

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Office closure due to winter vacation(29th Dec.2023~8th Jan.2024)

Please be advised that our office will be closed from 29th December 2023 to8th January 2024 for the New Year holidays.

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18th Waseda-IAC World Digital Government Ranking 2023

 The Institute of Digital Government at Waseda University in Japan, in cooperation with theInternational Academy of CIO (IAC) has released the 18th Waseda World Digital Government RankingsSurvey 2023, which marks digital transformation in advanced digital 66 countries/economies. This report represents the 18th consecutive year of monitoring and surveying worldwide digitalgovernment development with 10 Indicators.It provides various information and data on both Digital Innovation and Digital Economy as well. In detail, click here(https://idg-waseda.jp/pdf/2023_Digital_Government_Ranking_Report.pdf)

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CICC TOKYO DAYORI vol.91

Prologue to Expectations of Digital Talent from Abroad The IT sector is not the only industry in need of digital talent. Allfields that have never been associated with IT before are in need ofdigitally literate people. Not only engineers, but also digitallyliterate human resources are in demand. The construction of a digital society and digital economy through rapiddigital transformation has become an urgent need in both developed andemerging countries, and therefore the development of digital humanresources is being strongly promoted. In Japan, the declining birthrate and aging population in all industriesare causing a serious decline in the workforce, which is becoming asocial problem. Japan is considering the introduction of foreign […]

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Office closure due to summer break

Please be advised that our office will be closed for summer break from 11thAugust to 15th August, 2023.We will resume work on 16th August.

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CICC TOKYO DAYORI vol.90

CICC moved its office in July last year. It will have been almost oneyear since we moved to our current location in Nihonbashi-Kobunacho inTokyo. The literal English translation of Nihonbashi-Kobunacho is“Bridge of Japan - Town of Small Boats”. It is a business districtabout a 20-minute walk from Tokyo Station with the Nihonbashi Riverflowing nearby. From around 1720 during the Edo period (1603-1868), this area was alanding place for small boats to unload their cargo on the NihonbashiRiver. During this period, water transportation played the mostimportant role in transportation. A large amount of goods from all overJapan gathered to the port of Edo, and the nearby Nihonbashi area wasvery busy as a […]

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Office closure due to the “Golden Week” holidays in Japan

Please be noted that our office will be closed from the 29th of April to the 7th of May 2023for the "Golden Week" holidays in Japan.We are sorry for any inconvenience that may be caused to you.

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CICC TOKYO DAYORI vol.89

I found that Hitachi, Ltd., a leading Japanese general electronicsmanufacturer and IT company, has developed an application that allowsyou to use subways, buses, cable cars, pay elevators, car sharing, etc.in Genoa, Italy, without having to bring anything.https://social-innovation.hitachi/en/article/genoa-maas/That app, so called “GoGoGe " on your smartphone and put yoursmartphone in your pocket or bag, you don't need to operate the app. Inaddition, this app can also display the degree of congestion ofvehicles, so you can check the degree of congestion before boarding thesubway or bus, so you can avoid congestion.Furthermore, with this app, the fares used on that day will be billedtogether the next day. It seems that the cheapest fare […]

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Report of CICC Conference on National Digital Policies and Flagship Projects in the New Normal Era

Date Feb. 9, 2023 Place Zoom Webinar Report: In Asian countries including Japan, IT policies and projects for the new normal era have been promoted toward transforming ourselves into a new social economy that makes full use of digital technology. In order to mutually understand its developments and to share such IT expertise among Asian countries, CICC held a conference on "National Digital Policies and Flagship Projects in the New Normal Era" on February 9, 2023, connecting 7 countries online. IT-related government key persons from 6 Asian countries (Brunei, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam) with Japan participated this conference and gave presentations on their initiatives. We would like […]

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