The Open Data Philippines Task Force, in partnership with various NGOs and private sector organisations, organised a hackathon called “#KabantayNgBayan” last month which saw the creation of innovative mobile apps that aims to strengthen and support the government’s transparency initiatives.
The Directorate of Information Technology of Maharashtra State in India ...
In a bid to eradicate corruption, the Corruption Eradication Commission urges government public relations officials to use social media to promote transparency and openness.
As part of the US Government’s efforts to promote the principles of the Open Government Partnership (OGP), the White House has released the second US Open Government National Action Plan (NAP) – a set of new or expanded open government commitments that aims to build up past successes and see the launch of several new initiatives.
Jack Dangermond, President and Founder of Esri, shares how Web GIS can help governments tackle a departmental issue he aptly calls ‘sectoritis’.
Australian Minister for Communications, Malcolm Turnbull, emphasised the need for change in attitude towards digital engagement in order to derive its full benefits for public sector. The Minister addressed more than 300 government leaders and technology experts at the FutureGov Summit Australia in Canberra.
Professor John McMillan, Australian Information Commissioner, shares how the Australia is leveraging Big Data and promoting open government, to bring new opportunities to Government information management.
The Ministry of Health launched a new website that makes it easier for citizens to find information on more than 650 aged care providers nationwide. This includes the types of rest home care, number of beds and length of time the provider is certified for.
The Chinese government released its first open platform 爱城市 (which literally means ‘Love City’) in Qingdao - a major city in Eastern China with a population of 8.7 million - bringing the city a step closer towards its goal of becoming a Smart City.
Governments are becoming more aware of their responsibility to make government information available to the public. Australian Information Commissioner, Professor John McMillan, shares with FutureGov his thoughts on changes in the sphere of information policy, privacy and freedom of information.
New South Wales (NSW), Australia has released the state’s first Open Data Policy forging its commitment to improve the way government agencies interact with citizens.
The Department of Budget and Management launched a web portal called Foreign Aid Transparency Hub (FAiTH) that will allow the public to monitor the status of foreign aid – both in cash and in kind - received by the Government for the victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan.
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 ...