Identify your biggest customer segments and how they are typically referred.

With the right insights, focus more of your time and resources into marketing to new customer segments or to deliver more effective marketing strategies.

Get Insights

Analyse your existing customer profiles and find out more on:

  • Where your customers are concentrated
  • What are their common characteristics
  • Which are the popular channels to discover your products

Create an Actionable Plan

Start acquiring new customers by collecting and transforming raw data into insights and start making strategic decisions and form concrete plans that is specific to your business needs:

  • Learn how to identify data collection points and data types
  • Prepare data with templates
  • Resolve common problems
  • Generate and understand useful insights to create actionable plans

If you intend to send direct marketing messages to your customers, do check if you have obtained consent, or meet the requirements under the Do Not Call (DNC) Provisions or Spam Control Act. No further action is required if consent has been obtained.

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Note: This tool may contain personal data. Do protect it by saving it in a device that has strong passwords set and limit access to the device.

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List of Compatible Solution Providers

Businesses using point-of-sale (POS), human resource management (HRMS), enterprise resource planning (ERP) or e-commerce systems from IMDA's SMEs Go Digital solution providers will be able to find their data already mapped to the requirements of the BI tool. 

Get insights with the BI tool easily with the list of solution providers below:

S/N Category Company
1 E-commerce
Creative eWorld Pte. Ltd.
Illum (9) Pte. Ltd.
Coobiz IT Solutions Pte. Ltd.
4 POS Suntoyo Technology Pte. Ltd.

Learn More

The PDPC has a suite of tools and resources to help businesses interested in harnessing the value of data unlock opportunities and future innovation, while upkeeping and strengthening customers’ trust through accountability. Find out more below.

Advisory Guidelines on the Personal Data Protection Act for Selected Topics (Chapter 3 on Anonymisation) Chapter 3 of the Advisory Guidelines for Selected Topics elaborates on how the PDPA applies to the context of Anonymisation. 
Guide to Basic Data Anonymisation Techniques This guide provides a general introduction to the technical aspects of anonymisation, including basic concepts and techniques.  
Advisory Guidelines on Key Concepts in the Personal Data Protection Act (Chapter 12) Chapter 12 of the Advisory Guidelines for Key Concepts elaborate on and provide illustrations for the Consent obligation, in particular Chapters 12.23 and 12.27 on  Deemed Consent by Notification and sending of direct marketing messages under the Do Not Call provisions.
Advisory Guidelines on the Do Not Call Provisions The Advisory Guidelines on the Do Not Call (DNC) Provisions provide an explanation of how the DNC Provisions, which are set out in Part 9 of the PDPA, may apply in different scenarios and allows organisations and individuals to better understand the requirements. 

The Need for Accountability

Resources on accountability to help organisations strengthen trust with the public, enhance business competitiveness and provide greater assurance to customers in the digital economy.
Data Protection Trustmark Certification
The Data Protection Trustmark (DPTM) is a voluntary enterprise-wide certification for organisations to demonstrate accountable data protection practices. The DPTM will help businesses increase their competitive advantage and build trust with their customers and stakeholders.

Data Protection Practices for ICT Systems

Resources on good data protection practices to strengthen organisations’ data protection measures and controls for a robust and resilient ICT system.
Trusted Data Sharing Framework  To help companies overcome challenges in addressing trust between data providers and develop “trusted data”.  The framework helps companies by establishing a baseline “common data sharing language” and systematic approach to understanding the broad considerations for establishing trusted data sharing partnerships.
Data Regulatory Sandbox (Data Collaboratives Programme)
For businesses and their data partners to explore and pilot innovative use of data in a safe “environment”, in consultation with IMDA and PDPC. The Sandbox reduces uncertainty in compliance to current and planned policies, and limits the exposure of companies and consumers.
Model Contractual Clauses on Cross Border Data Flows
Template contractual terms and conditions that may be included in the binding legal agreements between businesses transferring personal data to each other across borders. This helps reduce the negotiation and compliance cost and time especially for SMEs while ensuring personal data protection when data is transferred across borders.
APEC Cross Border Privacy Rules Certification
Developed to build consumer, business and regulator trust in cross border flows of personal data and helps to bridge differing national privacy laws within the APEC region, reducing barriers to the flow of information for global trade.
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Last updated on: 14 Sep 2021