By 2015, the Brussels-Capital Region will have a unified CCTV platform that connects the networks owned by multiple government departments so that real-time surveillance video feeds can be shared across public sector agencies. The project aims to enable a coordinated approach to national security and citizens protection, Hervé Feuillien, Director General of the Brussels Regional Informatics Centre has told FutureGov.
While London is growing economically, other British cities are not ...
Regional and local governments must follow central government efforts to ...
Geographic information provides context and a framework to help solve the world’s most serious challenges, Jack Dangermond, President, Esri said this morning at a gathering of over 16,000 government and industry leaders from over 130 countries.
How ICT departments can meet the need for continuous development (‘Agile’) - while ensuring the stability of existing public services.
Singapore, South Korea and Japan have topped the UN E-Government Rankings 2014 for online service delivery, with Australia and New Zealand also performing strongly.
A group of Irish citizens visiting Gold Coast in Australia were impressed by a mobile app that allows citizens to report issues like graffiti, water leaks and illegal dumping. They lobbied it to the South Dublin County Council who are now considering launching a similar app for the Irish council.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, an intergovernmental military alliance, has launched an interactive map illustrating some of the ways it is working around the world, including partnerships in Japan, Australia, Malaysia and New Zealand.
Government employees must share failings of using open health data and engage with citizens to define measures of open data success, Britain’s National Health Service and New York University’s GovLab have found.
New Zealand government tightens privacy laws to protect personal information. Proposed changes to Privacy Act strengthen powers of the Privacy Commissioner. Fore-shadows stronger investigative powers. Require agencies to “fix problems” involving breaches.
The European Parliament has released election data in open format and related tools in order to allow community members to freely interact with the raw data, publish it directly on their online platforms and generate insights from it.
Queensland’s Minister for Information Technology, Ian Walker, announces a revitalised cloud-first strategy. Reinforces support for virtualised services to manage the cost of running ICT infrastructure.
A new whitepaper, ‘Social media in government: Best practices from successful agencies’, looks at objectives and benefits of successful projects and identifies guidelines that are broadly applicable across the public sector.
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 ...