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Digital transformation experts of the Estonian-based consultancy organisation e-Governance Academy have encouraged countries to facilitate e-governance and public e-services for more than 17 years. To date, the main arguments to develop public e-services were the hassle-free, transparent and more efficient governance to save time and money. The current Corona pandemic added one more argument: e-governance […] Read more
Published by Anu Vahtra-Hellat
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30.03.2020
  | Activities are responsive to the following SDGs of the United Nations: 11 – 16 – 17 |   “No man is an island”, as English poet John Donne famously wrote. The ties people establish within a community tell us how healthy democratic life is. Be it in a municipality, a region, or a […] Read more
Published by Federico Plantera
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02.03.2020
The turn of the decade brings new trends shaping the way governments deal with innovation. And who better than our own Linnar Viik could shed a light on the underlying dynamics setting the agenda for public digital development in the next ten years? In our latest post, we reviewed four ages of e-governance. The time […] Read more
Published by Federico Plantera
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27.12.2019
  Public sectors are not immobile subjects whose ways and processes are set in stone. Indexes and rankings help us portray a state-of-the-art situation but, sometimes, we need to zoom out. Is it possible to identify general macro-trends in the past thirty years of governmental digital transformation? And what do they tell us about foreseeable […] Read more
Published by Federico Plantera
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12.12.2019
| The project is responsive to the following SDGs of the United Nations: 5 – 8 – 9 – 10 – 11 – 16 – 17 |   There seems to be shared consensus over the necessity for governments to keep up the pace with digital transformation. It is one of the positive, external pressures triggered by living in the age of the information society. Citizens’ expectations for efficient […] Read more
Published by Federico Plantera
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25.11.2019
  | The project is responsive to the following SDGs of the United Nations: 17 |   It is probably since the discovery of fire that we learnt a crucial lesson – technology brings benefits, but also risks. Far be it from us to carry out an exegesis of all human explorations and inventions, it […] Read more
Published by Federico Plantera
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02.10.2019
  | The project is responsive to the following SDGs of the United Nations: 8– 9– 16– 17 |   Technological development offers a unique opportunity to public actors in the developing world. It provides useful tools for a sustainable, all-encompassing strategy to improve population management and the local business environment. It’s not unusual, then, that e-governance-inspired […] Read more
Published by Federico Plantera
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28.08.2019
Iga neljanda aasta märtsikuu esimesel pühapäeval, Riigikogu valimise päeva õhtul, on Eesti rahvas üks suur kõrv. Kell kaheksa suletakse valimisjaoskonnad ning juba lähema tunni jooksul on oodata e-hääletamise tulemusi. See on põnev hetk, kus hakkab selguma poliitiliste jõudude vahekord  eelseisvaks neljaks aastaks. Sel aastal kujunes olukord eriti dramaatiliseks – poliitiline konkurents oli tihe ja 5% […] Read more
Published by Liia Hänni, PhD
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10.04.2019
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