In November 2005, a World Summit of Local Authorities on the Information Society was held in Bilbao. Part of a UN-led process, it emerged from the idea that access to information and communication technology is a basic right. The Bilbao summit brought together more than 2000 local authorities, as organisations well-placed to understand and help
Seoul recently topped our ranking of tech-enabled cities, and we’re not the first to give it that status. It has been top of the UN’s e-Government Survey since 2003, and is generally agreed to be one of the most ‘tech-savvy’ cities in the world. But what is it doing which is so special? Seoul is
Most discussions about IT in government have revolved around the big issues, usually impacting federal government. We believe the scope for digitisation at local level is greater.
Australia’s Excellence in eGovernment Awards recognise the most outstanding initiatives in eGovernment across five ICT disciplines. Nominations are accepted for initiatives from all spheres of government across Australia, Federal, State & Territory and Local Government. The 2012 category award winner for overall excellence in eGovernment was the Bureau of Meteorology for their Next Generation Forecast