The RT ASEAN Network aims to meet the needs of businesses looking to expand in the region, in light of rising cross-border transactions.
Homegrown company Tong Chiang Group is a beneficiary, winning a deal with Korean food company Korea Bio Plant to bring its instant steamed rice technology to China.
Mr Tharman was speaking at the launch of IBM's new Watson Centre, the first of its kind to integrate IBM's expertise in the areas of cognitive computing, IBM blockchain technology and design capabilities in one location.
The three roadmaps will guide the technology master plans by Government agencies and formulation of funding initiatives under the Urban Solutions and Sustainability domain of RIE2020.
Located in Loyang, the 177,000 square feet facility is designed to accommodate a wide range of customer deployments from cloud service providers to financial services customers in an efficient and eco-friendly manner.
The 358-unit development was sold to Qingjian Realty. It is one of the largest collective sale deals since Farrer Court in 2007.
The initiative is in line with the Monetary Authority of Singapore's vision to create a Smart Financial Centre and move toward an open API architecture.
Circles.Life, which depends on local telco M1 for its spectrum needs, is offering a base monthly plan of S$28 a month.
The Government Technology Agency will be expected to lay the foundations and deliver Singapore's Smart Nation vision after it is officially legislated in Parliament in the second half of 2016.
While the US is still expected to grow at a modest pace, Singapore may not be able to fully capitalise on it as most of US growth will be driven by domestic spending, says MAS.