Commission's report on eGovernment shows narrower gap between leading and lower-performing European countries
Today the Commission published the eGovernment benchmark report, which assesses the use of information and communications technologies in public administrations, as well as the levels of cross-border interoperability and digital interaction between administrations and citizens or businesses in the EU Member States and 8 non-EU countries. This year’s study shows improvements in the level of transparency as well as the...
Connect University session on "Digital with Purpose - Delivering a SMARTer2030"
This Connect University session will present the impact on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that certain digital technologies have in the context of specific use case scenarios. Discussion will take place on the findings of the report “Digital with Purpose - Delivering a SMARTer2030” that GeSI had concluded with the help of Deloitte. The report identifies and quantifies the ways...
European Commission at Web Summit 2019
The Web Summit is the largest tech conference in the world. More than 70 000 attendees are expected to gather in Lisbon, with 1200 speakers and participants from 160 countries for 4 days of networking and business. The European Commission will have a corporate stand at the Web Summit and the Directorate-General for Communication Networks, Content and Technology (Connect) will...
eGovernment Benchmark 2019: trust in government is increasingly important for people
The 2019 eGovernment Benchmark report shows remarkable improvements in the Transparency and Key enablers indicators.
Even though there is still a significant gap between the leaders and laggards in eGovernment in all four Top-level benchmarks, it has been steadily narrowing in the last few years.
The report also highlights how trust in government is increasingly important for people.
High Performance Computing, Cloud Infrastructures and Artificial Intelligence to better protect our planet
The European Commission’s Directorate‑General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (Connect) is organising a workshop exploring the synergies between cloud, extreme scale data & high performance computing infrastructure and machine-learning methodologies. The aim is to investigate options to underpin an efficient European Earth system modelling capability in the future and a coherent support to EU sustainability policy making. The event...
Review and update of the International Digital Economy and Society Index (I-DESI)
The purpose of this call for tenders is to review and update the International Digital Economy and Society Index (I-DESI), published in 2018. The contractor shall calculate the index for three to five years (covering data from 2015 to 2019, or as recent as possible when some of these years are not available) and to produce a report on the...