Chief Technology Officer-as-a-Service (CTO-as-a-Service) by the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) enables small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to self-assess their digital readiness, access market-proven and cost-effective digital solutions, and get complimentary in-depth digital advisory and project management services from qualified consultants.
What are the features and benefits
Through CTO-as-a-Service, property agencies can:
- Perform a self-assessment of their digital readiness and identify their digitalisation needs and gaps;
- Learn from other SMEs that have successfully implemented digitalisation projects;
- Receive recommendations of digital solutions based on their profile and business needs; and
- Browse and compare digital solutions, by functions and cost.
Digital Consultancy Services
Eligible property agencies can also engage digital consultants from IMDA’s appointed operators, Accenture and Stone Forest IT, for digital advisory to help:
- Gain deeper understanding of their business needs and priorities;
- Tailor digital solutions and training roadmaps for their businesses; and
- Incorporate essential cybersecurity risks, basic data usage and protection requirements into their digitalisation.
Eligible property agencies can further request the digital consultants to help project manage the implementation of their digitalisation projects.
First-time usage of the digital advisory and project management services is available at no cost to eligible property agencies. Subsequent usage or enhancement of services will be based on commercial agreements, should property agencies wish to continue to engage the digital consultants.
Who is it for
Property agencies that want to:
- Know how to get started in going digital;
- Understand what type of digital solutions to adopt for their specific business needs; or
- Select the digital solution that best meets their needs.
Who is eligible for digital consultancy services
Property agencies that meet the following requirements will be eligible for first-time usage of digital advisory and project management services at no cost:
- Registered and operating in Singapore;
- Have at least 30% local shareholding;
- Company’s Group annual sales turnover must not be more than S$100 million, or Company’s Group employment size must not be more than 200 employees (Note: This employee criterion does not refer to your real estate salespersons who are associates of your company); and
- Have not used CTO-as-a-Service digital consultancy services previously.
How to access
Visit https://go.gov.sg/ctoaas-cea or scan the QR code below.