President’s Message to ITMA Members

09 November 2018Andy

Dear ITMA Members,

Greetings from the Executive Council 2018/19!


Front Row (Left to Right): Lewis Chan, Gan Wei Boon, Alan Goh, Siew Yim Cheng, Candice Poh, Alvin Tan, Kendrick Lee, Chong Nai Min
Back Row (Left to Right): Mark Tham, Ivan Ng, See Yoong Hwee, Soh Kin Wei, Jacob Tong
Missing from Photo: Peter Quek

Six months have passed in the blink of an eye. The new council members have been working extremely hard behind the scenes. We have just completed a very successful 12th CIO Study Trip to Berlin, Vienna and Salzburg (1st to 9th September). Here's a short update on that trip:


We led a delegation of 34 members and 14 sponsors to Berlin, Vienna and Salzburg to visit companies such as Bosch, BASF, Deutsche Bahn, the Federal Statistical Office and the City of Linz. Let me share some of the feedback from the members who participated:

"My key take away is one word – Connections. Industrial 4.0 is really about connections, linking IoT devices and data to deliver connected services. The back office ICT delivery functions are also increasingly connected to support and enable agile and transformative digital experiences. This trip has been helpful for me in connecting the dots around digital transformation. It was also great to reconnect with old friends and making new friends." Cluster Director, GovTech

"Thank you all for such a memorable trip. It's more than "sound of music"… we had so much … sound of laughter, sound of knowledge and sound of merry making … cheers to the Symphony ITMA 2018!" Director, DNACapitals

"Learned a lot professionally from everyone. Gained a lot of friendship on the personal front. Great camaraderie, food and drinks. Will remember this trip for many years to come. Thanks to the organising committee for the wonderful experience!" SVP, GIC Pte Ltd

"Definitely a fantastic trip with a great mix of experience sharing, friendship and crazy fun. ITMA really rocks!" CIO, GovTech

Thanks to the spontaneity of our members, we had a great learning journey!

So what can you expect in the coming months ...

Launch of our new ITMA website!
We are very excited and looking forward to the 1st December 2018 – that the day when you will have access to the new ITMA website. Watch out for the new and refreshed ITMA logo !

Membership – Exclusively for New Members
Bring a friend ! From now till March 2019, any new member you introduce will not have to pay the $100 entrance fee. Be a good friend – introduce your friends in IT management to ITMA and sign up now!


City Skyline Cruise – Thursday, 1st November 2018
Come and cruise with fellow ITMA members - a relaxing evening on the City Skyline Cruise. Look out for the eDM.

ITMA Annual Dinner 2019 – Watch for it - Date to be announced soon
"ITMA really Rocks!" Not only in Europe but also in Singapore! It will be rocking good fun - look out for the eDM on the Annual Dinner 2019 and come join us!

On behalf of the Council, I look forward to your continued strong support at our ITMA upcoming events.

Thank you.


Yours faithfully

Siew Yim Cheng
ITMA Executive Council 2018/19

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