Open source software is easier to use than proprietary software, 18F - the US Government’s digital services team, has told FutureGov.
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One Chinese province now allows citizens to give feedback on the performance of officials, but the overall trend shows less innovation in local governments, says Centre for Chinese Government Innovation.
FutureGov caught up with Dr Nguyen Hoai Duc, Manager of the Information Technology Division and head of the Smart City Programme, to find out more about the biggest challenges to e-government reforms and how the city is overcoming them.
As Pekalongan, Indonesia, nears the completion of its e-government plan, it is now focused on training citizens and officials to use online services, Dr Mohamad Basyir Ahmad, the city’s Mayor, told FutureGov.
Hong Kong will install sensors to better manage the city and encourage departments to share more data on weather and traffic, the government has said in its annual update on e-government progress.
The Government of Mumbai in India has launched a mobile application for its 3 million residents to carry out tax and license related transactions with the government. This is part of the country’s national initiative to bring government services to people’s mobile devices.
While London is growing economically, other British cities are not performing as well. Greg Clark, the UK Minister for Universities, Science and Cities told FutureGov about plans to devolve more financial resources to city leaders to address the balance.
From Singapore to Australia, public sector agencies are building computer games to spread messages and even change behaviour. Here are the 6 best examples of gamification in government.
A new report outlines four capabilities which are critical to the security and success of your organisation.
As Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Australia’s National Audit Office, Gary Pettigrove has a bird’s eye view of federal ICT projects - successful or otherwise. He spoke to FutureGov about how wearable technology can change public administration, and what are the greatest challenges over the next few years.
The New Zealand Government has launched a new website, Govt.NZ, bringing together information and services from across agencies. The website uses simple language, resizes to fit any device you use and is built on open source code.
In a visit to Ngee Ann Secondary School yesterday (22 July), FutureGov found students deeply ...
The Infocomm Development Authority and Ministry of Education of Singapore have initiated plans to introduce ...
Ngee Ann Secondary School’s students are on a bid to “change the world” with ...