Many e-government initiatives introduce technology to improve efficiency and avoid potential human bias. Electronic tax filing (e-filing) is an …

World Bank

Eight smart cities that are restoring privacy and empowering citizens with data

But amid the clamour for ‘smart’ new urban infrastructure, from connected lampposts and bins to camera-enabled phone boxes, a fresh debate about …


Analysis of Digital Government in Ecuador : Review of Ecuadorian Agenda with Regard to the Digital Government Stage Framework

ABSTRACT<p>This article is an effort to understand the evolution of Digital Government in Ecuador through the Digital Government Stage Framework (DGSF) …


Why we need Brexit Exemplars for Service Transformation (BEST)

Real transformation is hard to achieve as resistance is typically widespread. Sometimes external factors can provide a brief but unique opportunity …


Artificial intelligence internship programme goes awry

The e-government department has set up an investigation into the training programme and its outcomes.<p>An internship programme meant to equip 50 youth …

Artificial Intelligence

Blockchain for Identity: Too Good to Be True?

I went to the DMV last week and the visit unfolded as you’d expect: A lot of filling out paper forms and waiting on wooden benches. The place is a …


High-Quality Hidden Gems (Continued)

As previously discussed, to achieve superior returns, investors may want to look for stocks that are way under-covered. We continue our search for …


New Mexico info tech secretary will be stepping down Aug. 27

New Mexico Department of Information Technology Secretary Darryl Ackley is leaving the job in a few weeks.<p>Gov. Susana Martinez's office announced …

New Mexico

Governments Need to Re-tool the IT Workforce (Again)

Leaders should encourage change agents, and those government workers will need to develop and maintain certain skills and capabilities.

Amazon Web Services

Bringing better data to states' prescription drug monitoring

To help the Chesapeake Regional Information System for our Patients (CRISP) improve the quality of the data coming out of prescription drug …

Government Technology

e-Estonia: What is all the fuss about?

99 percent of government services are available digitally in Estonia, and that's only because the government wants citizens to be physically present …


Rahul caught on camera winking again, this time at a rally in Rajasthan

There are reports of rifts within the party over its Chief Ministerial candidate for the upcoming elections.


NIC Takes on the Opioid Epidemic

Favorable operating leverage allows NIC's quarterly net income to surge, but the launch of a brand-new prescription-drug monitoring program takes …


AdvanIDe offers RAIN RFID - NXP UCODE(R)8 small reliable package

<i>AdvanIDe and NedCard launch</i> MicroSON®-3 <i>SMD package</i><p>SINGAPORE, Aug. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AdvanIDe - Advanced ID Electronics - the leading independent provider of semiconductors for the smart card, IoT, NFC and RFID industry, today announced the product launch of the NXP UCODE®8 MicroSON®-3 …

Internet of Things

News Roundup: 11 Indian Startup News Stories That You Don’t Want To Miss This Week [6-11 August 2018]

This week, in one of the most important development, the department of telecommunications (DOT) announced to sought recommendations to block social …


Very few public service bosses in Australia and NZ feel like global digital leaders

<b>Only 7% of public sector leaders in Australia and New Zealand believe their organisation is further along its “digital transformation journey” than</b> …

Financial Services

Liam Maxwell’s departure for AWS raises the question

Mike Bracken. Tom Loosemore. Francis Maude. Stephen Foreshew-Cain. Olivia Neal. Andy Beale. Denise McDonough. Chris Chant. All names that will be …

Amazon Web Services

Gwinnett Places Second In Digital Counties Survey

The awards honor the best technology practices among counties, including open data, collaboration, cybersecurity and disaster response.<p>GWINNETT …

Award Shows

What will Liam Maxwell’s departure from government mean for digital? - Public Sector IT

<i>Will Liam Maxwell’s departure be the straw that broke the camel’s back when it comes to government’s progress on digital?</i><p>Earlier this week, news …

Business Technology

Mapped: the world's best digital governments

Denmark has jumped from ninth to first place in the biennial UN E-Government Survey, a ranking of the world’s best-performing digital governments. …


Vasundhara Raje among 100 most influential in digital govt

Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje features among the most influential people in digital government around the world. In a survey conducted by …

Business (India)

Ravi Shankar Prasad, Vasundhara Raje Among World’s Top 100 Influential People In Digital Government

In recognition of the efforts of influencers and visionaries from across the world in digital governance, UK-based NGO apolitical has released its …


IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in Top 20 list for digital governance

UK-based organisation Apolitical, which brings together governments and citizens, recently released its list of 100 most influential leaders in the …

Business (India)

Estonia's cyber lessons for Singapore

August 09, 2018 5:00 AM<br>Visitors to the small Baltic state of Estonia would be able to recite this phrase by the time they leave: "There are only …


The Copenhagen Post - Danish News in English

Three Danes have been included on Apolitical’s inaugural list of the 100 most influential people in digital governance.<p>Denmark’s digital ambassador, …


Most Singaporeans still use NRIC number for SingPass ID

August 08, 2018 5:00 AM<br>It has been three years since SingPass users could change their unique online IDs from their NRIC numbers, but most have …


Singapore explores virtual browsers following SingHealth data breach

Health Ministry is piloting the use of quarantined servers as part of efforts to "reduce the number of potential attack points", following last …


Now transfer Dubai parking cards online

Seasonal parking card owners can manage their account using the RTA Dubai mobile app

Customer Service

Nigeria: Galaxy Backbone completes phase one of fibre deployment

Galaxy Backbone, Information and Communications Technology Services provider has announced that the phase one of National ICT Infrastructure Backbone …


'Hello Government, Let's Chat'

There was a time when most government departments hung a wooden or rusty letter box in a poorly lit corner of the office which often lay unused. The …

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