15
Jun
2020
by Federico Plantera
Weddings, Super Mario, and this year’s Conference. Here is what made it so special

Nothing is easy when there is a global pandemic in action. We have come to learn this the hard way, all of us, experiencing in first person all the problems and setbacks caused by the Covid-19 crisis. And still, in times where face-to-face contact is forcefully restricted, we can rely on resources for learning, communicating, […]

30
Mar
2020
by Anu Vahtra-Hellat
Coronavirus emphasises the necessity of e-services

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 […]

27
Dec
2019
by Federico Plantera
These trends will shape e-government in 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 […]

12
Dec
2019
by Federico Plantera
The four ages of e-governance

  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 […]

25
Nov
2019
by Federico Plantera
In Ukraine, e-governance and democracy are two sides of the same coin

| 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 […]

28
Aug
2019
by Federico Plantera
A sustainable roadmap for digital transformation in the Pacific Islands

  | 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 […]

3
Apr
2019
by Linnar Viik
Tips to lead digital transformation in Africa

The report, published in January 2019 and made by e-Governance Academy’s expert team provides an analysis of the potential for e-governance in Africa, presents an evaluation and a ranking of countries based on the most recent data about the present level of the e-governance critical components. Moreover, the report suggests the next steps to move […]

12
Jun
2017
by Raul Rikk
Riigid ei tea, kuidas Internetti kontrollida

Ühendkuningriigi peaminister Theresa May ütles 4. juunil, pärast Londoni silla terrorirünnakut, et Internet on muutunud ekstremistide jaoks turvaliseks keskkonnaks ning küberruumis toimuvat on vaja paremini reguleerida. Kaks nädalat enne Londoni silla rünnakut ja vahetult pärast Manchesteri terrorirünnakut, kohtusid G7 riigid Itaalias, kus nõudsid kommunikatsiooni- ja sotsiaalmeedia ettevõtetelt tõhusamat tegelemist ekstremismi ennetamisega. 10. juunil tuli Saksa […]