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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Open eGovernment practices in all EU Member States make public services more collaborative, efficient and inclusive

In a digital single market, public services should be digital, open and cross-border by design. As part of the eGovernment Action Plan, public administrations and public institutions should be providing borderless user-friendly and end-to-end digital public services to all citizens and businesses by 2020.

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Seasons Greetings 2017

The International Council for Information Technology in Government Administration (ICA) wishes you wholeheartedly a prosperous and peaceful year ahead!

Australia reveals plans for Blockchain in public services

The Australian Government is exploring use cases for Blockchain for public safety, government communications, cyber security and logistics.

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European Commissioner Andrus Ansip Meets ICA

With the International Council for Information Technology in Government Administration (ICA) Golden Anniversary event just around the corner, an important meeting took place at the home of the European Commission. European Commissioner Andrus Ansip met with ICA’s Programme Committee Chair, Frank Leyman, on the occasion of our Organization’s 50th anniversary conference.

With private sector demand and salaries for tech skills on the rise, how can governments attract digital talent to their units?

Two of the world’s leading digital governments – Australia and Estonia – have taken very different approaches to recruiting tech staff.

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