The SMEs Go Digital programme aims to help SMEs use digital technologies and build stronger digital capabilities to seize growth opportunities in the digital economy. Building on the foundation of Enhanced iSPRINT, SMEs Go Digital has a more structured and inclusive approach towards the adoption of digital technologies by SMEs.
SMEs are at the heart of Singapore’s economy, employing two thirds of its workforce and contributing to nearly half of Singapore’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). With digital technology transforming every sector of Singapore’s economy, the SMEs have been urged to capitalise on digital technologies to thrive and seize growth opportunities through the SMEs Go Digital programme by the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA).
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