Australia’s digital service to implement use of biometric technology as part of its digital identity framework

Australia’s digital service to implement use of biometric technology as part of its digital identity framework

The government intends to make the identity service available to all agencies, Dixon added, and will provide help to smaller agencies to develop their own identity solutions.

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Unleashing Mobile Government-Addressing Societal Challenges

Addressing societal challenges through mobile technology was presented with an innovative approach which involved the event participants’ active role throughout this Conference. Interactive workshops and meetings brought together representatives from many countries as well as from the industry where they actively participated to the eGovlab Innovation Jam sessions addressing: Risk & Disaster Management, Migration and Building a Home.

Innovation performance compared: How innovative is your country?

The ‪‎Commission released the 2016 results of the ‪#‎European ‪#‎Innovation Scoreboard, the Regional Innovation Scoreboard and the ‪‎Innobarometer. ‪‎Sweden is once more the ‪EU innovation leader, followed by ‪Denmark ‪Finland ‪Germany and the ‪‎Netherlands.

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Next Generation of Public Employees Must Understand ‪‎Data and Policy

Cities need to attract and cultivate a workforce of ‪‎tech-minded employees who can fully leverage new ‪‎technologies and data initiatives to promote change and create ‪‎public value.

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Singapore‬ is launching a new agency to oversee all aspects of government ‪‎technology‬ and digital public services.

The new ‪‎Government‬ Technology Organisation (‎GTO‬) will help implement the country's ‪‎Smart Nation‬ initiative, working with ‪‎agencies‬ to use ‎robotics‬, artificial intelligence (‎AI‬), Internet of Things (‪‎IoT‬) and ‪‎Big Data‬ in ‪‎public‬ services.

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The world’s leading digital nations?

Five countries just gathered to discuss cutting-edge digital government. Called the D5, the group is comprised of Estonia, Israel, New Zealand, South Korea, and the United Kingdom.

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