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Digital Identity and e-Services Infrastructure Development in Ukraine

Mari Pedak has dedicated 22 years of her life as a civil servant for the Estonian government. Under her leadership, several policies regarding Estonian identification and authentication were developed, as well as, a digital identity card was introduced in 2002. She has been continuously taking part in many international projects, providing her expertise in the

By | September 18th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Andy Best on Technological Innovations in Guelph

Guelph is a city situated in the southwestern part of Ontario, Canada. The city is well known for its efforts in modernizing municipal services. Andy Best assumes the position of a Service Design and Innovation Advisor for the Guelph City Council. eGovernance Digest had the pleasure of meeting with Mr. Best and discussing his role in

By | September 8th, 2017|Categories: Interviews|0 Comments

Upcoming Conferences and Events

The field of e-governance is continuing to experience rapid growth as new and innovative ICT systems and services continue to surface each and every day. Global conferences and meetings provide opportunities for academics and industry professionals to discuss recent progress in the field by exchanging new ideas and experiences, as well as problems and solutions

By | July 27th, 2017|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Nicole Goodman on Internet Voting in Canada

Nicole Goodman is Director of the Centre for e-Democracy in Canada and has a concurrent appointment at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs. She is also a Senior Associate with the Innovation Policy Lab and member of the Laboratory on Local Elections. Nicole has authored academic publications and technical reports on topics related to

Watch the Tallinn e-Governance Conference 2017 Online

Tallinn e-Govenrnance Conference is an annual event dedicated to technological innovations in the public sector. This year, topics of discussion were around international cooperation for building up national e-governance expertise, building sustainable digital identity, mobile e-Governance and others. Traditionally, experts were invited from different countries in order to share the best practices and discuss possible

By | June 1st, 2017|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Which public e-services are people looking for?

In April 2017, we had a chance to organise and present a workshop focusing on digital identities and services provided thanks to these identities at the International eGovernment and eDemocracy Conference in Quito, Ecuador. We had a privilege working with an internationally diverse group of participants ranging from countries such as Ecuador, Estonia, France, Canada, China, Mexico,

Anton Biblya on Bots and Open Data in Public Services

On May 11th, 2017, Ukrainian citizens finally received the long awaited travel visa liberalisation to the European Union for a stay of up to 90 days in any 180-day period. Although there is now a green light to enter EU, travellers need to be in possession of new biometric passports to avoid inconveniences at the

By | May 12th, 2017|Categories: Interviews|0 Comments

Ambulance Drone

Within the past several years, drones have been taking the spotlight not only as fancy toys but also as functional tools for various purposes. There are several spheres where this technology is already commonly used such as photography, videography, journalism, agriculture, small items delivery, dangerous areas surveying, among some others. Drones help individuals find solutions

By | May 9th, 2017|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

Katrin Nyman Metcalf on legal aspects of eGoverance in Estonia

Dr. Katrin Nyman Metcalf is working as a legal expert on e-governance for the Estonian e-Governance Academy as well as teaching Legal Aspects of e-Governance at Tallinn University of Technology. She has worked in countries across the globe in this field, which makes her the right person to explain the legal side of e-governance. What can you tell me

By | April 18th, 2017|Categories: Interviews|0 Comments

Definition of e-governance

E-Governance is a relatively new concept, which has been gaining considerable importance over the past few years. Today, it has become possible to implement significant changes into how governments around the world function with the assistance of Information Technology (IT). Since e-governance is a relatively new phenomenon, it has not yet established universally clear terms

By | April 18th, 2017|Categories: Articles|0 Comments