Transforming eGovernment to Digital Government

From e-Government to Digital Government - Report on the Malaysia OpenGov Leadership Forum 2017

Toshiyuki Zamma, ICA Chair and Executive Advisor to Government CIO, Chief Architect, Cabinet Secretariat, Japan talks about the future of government services and the shift from eGovernment to Digital Government. The one-stop "shop" will transform to Once only (government doesn’t ask citizens twice for the same information), Digital by default, Interoperability and Dynamic/Real time data.

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Lars-Frelle Petersen, Director General at the Danish Agency for Digitisation shares Denmark’s vision for digital government.

In a country where citizens’ trust of the government is already high, Frelle-Petersen doesn’t take it for granted. “We have to have our citizens trust that when they interact with us online… it has to be secure, it has to be trustworthy, and they have to trust these digital channels.”

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A Road Map for Chief Data Officers

As the number of state and local CDOs grows, a newly released white paper identifies some common best practices for the position.

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"Smart Country: Connected, Intelligent, Digital" and the winner is...

This year's Reinhard Mohn Prize "Smart Country: Connected. Intelligent. Digital." will go to Toomas Hendrik Ilves, the former President of Estonia. We award him the prize in honor of his pioneering work on the promotion of digitalization in government, education and public services.

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Estonia proposes international partnership for a new open source land registry project

The Estonian government plans to build a new electronic land registry in partnership with other countries.

The project will explore how to build “a transnationally adjustable land register solution, which would be based on open-source software, and developed in a way that it could be adopted by various EU Member States and other countries.

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Cross-agency collaboration addressing societal challenges

Cities addressing homelessness face numerous challenges: counting and classifying populations; defining and pursuing actionable goals; harnessing resources to connect varied populations with appropriate aid; and building political will around the cause. To guarantee the economic stability and well-being of their communities, local governments are looking for new approaches to provide stable housing to those in need.

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