itSMF Singapore Newsletter
December 2015

Season's Greetings from  itSMF Singapore Chapter.

In this Newsletter:
  • Best Wishes for 2016
  • Upcoming Event : " IT Job Opportunities and Challenges " 20 January 2016
  • Upcoming Partner Event "Technology Risk Management Workshop 1 - A Practical Approach
  • Upcoming Annual Conference: "Innovation and Transformation - Technology Conference " 22 April 2016

Best Wishes
The Singapore Chapter of itSMF wishes our Members, Sponsors, Speakers and friends all of the very best as 2015 closes and toasts a prosperous New Year and 2016 for all.
Upcoming Event: "IT Job Opportunities and Challenges" |  Wednesday January 2016
Join us for the first event in 2016


Wednesday 20 Jan, 2016
7.00 PM to 9:00 PM 
* Registrations & Refreshments start from 6.30 PM
Singapore Post Centre
Theatrette, Level 5,
10 Eunos Road8, 
Singapore 408600
itSMF Members: Free
Non-Members: SGD 60.00
* Early Bird fee at 50% off! (Valid until 31 Dec 2015)

A re you wondering what sets some people apart from others when applying for a new role? How do you prepare your CV to get noticed and when selected for interview, what should you do and what to avoid?

You want the best advice and we've gone out and got it for you, come and hear what the 2015 Winner of Best Recruitment Consultant - Asia Pacific, has to say about 2016 and the opportunities that may occur.

April Rodillo  is the General Manager of  Aurec Singapore.  
April has been an epitome of excellence for client service in the region. Her constant strive to reach perfection in service, growth and innovation has been recognized in the Global Recruiter Awards (byAPSCO) awards over the last 3 years  where she have won major awards for the business as well as individual consultants.
Also find out what some of Singapore's other leading Industry experts foresee, ask them your questions and hear their answers!
itSMF Singapore Chapter is proud to bring you this event with  Industry Leaders.   Join us at this event, and learn about the IT Job Opportunities and Challenges in 2016,

Upcoming Partner Event | 27-28 January 2016
"Technology Risk Management Workshop 1 - A Practical Approach" 


Day 1:   9am - 5.30pm 
Day 2: 9am 
- 12.30pm

Grand Park City Hall,
10 Coleman Street, Singapore 179809


S$856   (inclusive of GST)
Register and pay by 28 Dec 2015 to enjoy savings. 

**For itSMF MEMBERS enjoy 5% discount with this Promotional Code :  ITSMFP

Presented by the Singapore Management University over one and a half days.

This one-of-its-kind workshop aims to provide participants a holistic understanding of the MAS Technology Risk Management (TRM) Guidelines on its applicability and compliance required of the Financial Services industry.

Specifically, the workshop serves to cover the what- that is the scope of coverage as set out in the Guidelines and the how - that is to interpret and understand the deliverables or output that are needed for compliance. It will particularly be useful for those with the respective functional responsibilities and risk and controls personnel who have to manage, deliver or liaise/interface with the respective stakeholders for such deliverables.
  • At the end of the workshop, participants should understand the scope of coverage set out in the MAS TRM Guidelines
  • Be aware of the applicable evidences to support response to the items stated in the TRM checklist
  • Be able to interpret the applicable actions and deliverables per TRM Guidelines
For more details please follow this link and register:

Upcoming Annual Conference | 
Friday 22nd April 2016
"Innovation and Transformation - Technology Conference" 

Registration have already started, interest is high in this annual conference. So save the date, make sure you are available and register to attend the itSMF Singapore Chapter's most prestigious event for 2016.
Substantial savings are to be made by booking early, in fact Members can book for as low as $88, maybe it's time you become a Member?
The focus this year will be on encouraging adoption of smarter, more innovative ways in delivering IT Services and Management.
Find out how can the IT community in Singapore can help to play a contributing role in the IDA Smart Nation vision.
The conference will be held at Marina Bay Sands, we are on the lookout for the best speakers, so if you have a topic to share, let us know by registering at the itSMF website, or are you wanting to sponsor the conference and have a booth to present your company and a speaker slot? Also visit and register.
Above all else we are looking for delegates, Members and non-Members alike, we welcome you to come and have the unique opportunity to learn, network, and interact with experienced IT professionals and leaders in the ITSM community.