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European Union: The Digital Services Act package
The Digital Services Act and Digital Markets Act aim to create a safer digital space where the fundamental rights of users are protected and to establish a level playing field for businesses.
KPMG Report Gives Big Thumbs Down on Long-Term Remote Working
Remote work may be here to stay, but it could be damaging for employees and employers in the long run, according to a new report.
New Zealand claims world first in setting standards for government use of algorithms
Exclusive: Statistics minister says new charter on algorithms – used from traffic lights to police decision-making – an ‘important part of building public trust’
Digital Quality of Life Index 2020 - Surfshark
A global research on the quality of a digital wellbeing in 85 countries (81% of the global population). This study indexes the countries by looking at five fundamental pillars that define the digital quality of life. Denmark ranked as no. 1 in 2020
UN E-Government Survey 2020
The year 2020 witnessed a transformational change in global development as the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called on Member States and other stakeholders to “kickstart a decade of delivery and action for people and planet”, given the short time left to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Hvad kan vi lære fra Open Data Challenge 2019?  
I november sidste år blev Open Data Challenge 2019 finalen afholdt og vinderne kåret. Men hvad kan vi tage med videre? Vi bringer her challengens vigtigste erfaringer ift. at lave virksomhedsrettede forløb med kommuners data.
National Cyber Security Index : Ranking
The National Cyber Security Index is a global index, which measures the preparedness of countries to prevent cyber threats and manage cyber incidents. The NCSI is also a database with publicly available evidence materials and a tool for national cyber security capacity building.
Open Government in the Arab Region
 This workshop will focus on building capacities of government officials in open government, specifically open data and participation, collaboration and engagement.
UN E-Government Survey 2018: Gearing E-Government to Support Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies
The United Nations E-Government Survey 2018 presents a systematic assessment of the use and potential of information and communication technologies to transform the public sector by enhancing efficiency, effectiveness, transparency, accountability, access to public services and citizen participation in the 193 Member States of the United Nations, and at all levels of development.
Tallinn Declaration on eGovernment at the ministerial meeting during Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU on 6 October 2017
European ministers responsible for e-government in Tallinn signed a joint Tallinn e-government declaration (the Tallinn Declaration) to reinvigorate Europe's efforts in the area. We agreed upon a road map for the next steps in e-government at both the national and EU levels.
Fremtiden er virtuelle ambassader, hvor visumansøgningen kan klares med en app  
Udenrigsministeriets departementschef, Ulrik Vestergaard, forudser, at de teknologiske omvæltninger vil forandre udenrigstjenesten på mange måder.
ICEGOV2017 – New Delhi, India
Building Knowledge Societies: From Digital Government to Digital Empowerment
UN E-Government Survey 2016
E-Government in Support of Sustainable Development
The United Nations E-Government Survey 2016: E-Government in Support of Sustainable Development was launched in July 2016. It offers a snapshot of trends in the development of e-government in countries across the globe
Estonia is using the technology behind bitcoin to secure 1 million health records
Guardtime CEO and co-founder Mike Gault told Business Insider: 'We see the real opportunity for blockchain technology as data and data security.'
The funny things happening on the way to singularity
People often ask me about the impact of 3D printing on jobs. Will the technology be a job creator or destroyer? The short answer is, it will take more jobs..
Abuse of Information Technology for Corruption - YouTube Video  
The Regional school for Public Administration (ReSPA) published a comparative study "Abuse of information technology for corruption" intended for the region of Western Balkans. The Study aims to provide, for the first time, concrete guidance by showing cases of abuse of information technology for corruption offences and on the possible steps that can be taken to protect against such abuses.
Rigsrevisionen: Statslige politidata og sundhedsdata er elendigt beskyttet  
Passwords fra slutningen af 90'erne er blot et af mange eksempler på alvorlige fejl og mangler i adgangsbeskyttelsen til seks statslige it-systemer, som indeholder vitale data for samfundsdriften eller følsomme persondata. Det fremgår af en ny beretning fra Rigsrevisionen.
Estland vil otte-doble indbyggertallet med vidtgående digital rekrutteringsplan  
Estland har åbnet de digitale grænsebomme for tusindvis af e-borgere, men landet har en ekstremt ambitiøs plan om at nå 10 mio. digitale indbyggere i 2025.
Open Government and Transparency Digitalisation, Innovation and Deregulation through eGovernment, Transparency and Open Data
Open government, open government data, base registries, and cloud computing are areas currently being investigated in the ongoing ReSPA eGovernment study “E- to Open Government”. This visit will feed into the present ongoing study and inform the eGovernment working group on real-life implementation in the areas being investigated for the study. It will also give the participants a practical example on a collaborative, whole-of-government approach, where sector-independent ICT services are organised and produced without requiring any significant sector-specific expertise (the example of VALTORY, the new Finnish government ICT centre).
21.09.-22.09.15. Helsinki,Finland
Nordic Open Data Week 2015
The 1st Nordic Open Data Week takes place 2015, May 29 to June 7.
Open Government Index™ 2015
The World Justice Project (WJP) Open Government Index™ 2015 is the first effort to measure government openness based on the general public’s experiences and perceptions worldwide. The Index presents aggregated scores and rankings as well as individual scores for each of the following dimensions of government openness: (a) publicized laws and government data, (b) right to information, (c) civic participation, and (d) complaint mechanisms.

The top three overall performers in the WJP Open Government Index 2015 are Sweden (1), New Zealand (2), and Norway (3); the bottoms three are Myanmar (100), Uzbekistan (101), and Zimbabwe (102). Regional leaders also included India (S. Asia), Georgia (E. Europe & Central Asia); South Africa (Sub-Saharan Africa); Chile (Latin America & Caribbean); and Tunisia (Middle East & North Africa).
Hver fjerde dansker mangler tillid til it-sikkerheden i det offentlige  
En fjerdedel af danskerne har ikke tillid til it-sikkerheden i det offentlige, og halvdelen tror ikke på, at det offentlige er i stand til at forhindre misbrug af borgernes persondata af offentligt ansatte.
SEMIC 2015 - Semantic Interoperability Conference
Bringing Enterprise Information Management and Service Portfolio Management to public administration
On 5 May, the ISA Programme of the European Commission is organising its 5th conference on Semantic Interoperability for e-Government, this year together with the Latvian Presidency, at the National Library of Latvia in Riga.  
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Social Media Use by Governments: A Policy Primer to Discuss Trends, Identify Policy Opportunities and Guide Decision Makers
This working paper takes a comparative snapshot of social media use in and by OECD governments. The focus is on government institutions, as opposed to personalities, and how they manage to capture the opportunities of new social media platforms to deliver better public services and to create...
Compendium of Innovative E-Government Practices Vol. V
Publication includes 111 cases organized by region, including Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe and Oceania.
Government by numbers: How big a problem is gaming?
Governments are under pressure to show their ever more educated and informed citizens that schools, hospitals and other public services are getting better. Traditionally, they have done that by spending money and building things: look, a brand new hospital! Of course, everybody knows that there is more to service quality than dollars, bricks and mortar. But at least we can see and touch bricks and mortar.  How can we put a finger on service quality? 
ReSPA | Launching of the ReSPA Regional Comparative Study “Abuse of Information Technology (IT) for Corruption” and 6th Meeting of eGovernment Network
ReSPA is launching of the Regional Comparative Study “Abuse of Information Technology (IT) for Corruption” and 6th Meeting of eGovernment Network, which will take place in Tirana (Albania), in the premises of Tirana International Hotel from 26-27 November 2014.

This two-day event will focus on the first day on presentation of the Comparative study and its findings to international organisations, local stakeholders, and the public at large. It will provide an opportunity for regional and cross-disciplinary exchange on the findings and recommendations of the Study. The second day of the event will be dedicated to planning of the next steps and activities of the eGovernment Network.
Innovation Policy Platform
The Innovation Policy Platform (IPP) is a joint initiative developed by the OECD and the World Bank. The aim of the platform is to provide policy practitioners around the world with a simple and easy-to-use tool, supporting them in the innovation policy-making process. This is done by facilitating collective learning about innovation policy, both conceptual and how-to aspects, tailored to the needs of developing and developed countries.
Rigsrevisionen: Beretning om statens behandling af fortrolige oplysninger om personer og virksomheder  
Beretningen handler om, hvordan en række statslige institutioner beskytter fortrolige oplysninger om personer og virksomheder. Det kan fx være oplysninger om en persons helbred, skatteforhold eller strafbare forhold. Den øgede digitalisering stiller øgede krav til sikkerheden omkring disse oplysninger, da det kan have vidtrækkende konsekvenser for de personer og virksomheder, det går ud over, hvis oplysninger falder i de forkerte hænder. Formålet med undersøgelsen er derfor at vurdere, om institutionerne beskytter fortrolige oplysninger om personer og virksomheder tilstrækkeligt.

Undersøgelsen viser, at ingen af de undersøgte institutioner efterlever alle de krav til behandling af fortrolige personoplysninger, som er fastsat i sikkerhedsbekendtgørelsen, der er udstedt i medfør af persondataloven.

Undersøgelsen er baseret på it-revisioner udført som led i årsrevisionen i foråret 2014. Rigsrevisionen har selv taget initiativ til undersøgelsen.
TU Delft - Ambulance Drone - YouTube
Each year nearly a million people in Europe suffer from a cardiac arrest. A mere 8% survives due to slow response times of emergency services. The ambulance-drone is capable of saving lives with an integrated defibrillator. The goal is to improve existing emergency infrastructure with a network of drones. This new type of drones can go over 100 km/h and reaches its destination within 1 minute, which increases chance of survival from 8% to 80%! This drone folds up and becomes a toolbox for all kind of emergency supplies. Future implementations will also serve other use cases such as drowning, diabetes, respiratory issues and traumas.
Facebook fight: why we banned laptops, iPads and smartphones in lectures
I recently invited a top management consultant to give a guest lecture at my course at Copenhagen Business School. I went to sit among the students during the talk. They had been instructed to take notes…
Det fællesoffentlige scorecard  
Det fællesoffentlige scorecard har til formål at dokumentere udviklingen i den offentlige sektors digitale kommunikation med borgerne.
European Union Digita Agenda Scoreboard
The Digital Agenda Scoreboard assesses progress with respect to the targets set in the Digital Agenda for Europe (DAE).
ICEGOV 2014 Track 6 - Leadership and Organization
Question: Leadership is required to build and manage ICT capabilities within a government organization and to strategically align such capabilities with existing business objectives. How can government leaders manage and organize ICT capabilities to deliver public value?
Jeremy Rifkin: The Zero Marginal Cost Society The Zero Marginal Cost Society
In The Zero Marginal Cost Society, Jeremy Rifkin describes how the emerging Internet of Things is speeding us to an era of nearly free goods and services, precipitating the meteoric rise of a global Collaborative Commons and the eclipse of capitalism.
United Nations Global Pulse
Global Pulse is a flagship innovation initiative of the United Nations Secretary-General on big data. Its vision is a future in which big data is harnessed safely and responsibly as a public good. Its mission is to accelerate discovery, development and scaled adoption of big data innovation for sustainable development and humanitarian action.
The initiative was established based on a recognition that digital data offers the opportunity to gain a better understanding of changes in human well-being, and to get real-time feedback on how well policy responses are working.
UN E-Government Survey 2014 - E-Government for the Future We Want
The United Nations E-Government Survey 2014: E-Government for the Future We Want was completed in January 2014 and launched in June 2014. The theme of the 2014 is particularly relevant to addressing the multi-faceted and complex challenges that our societies face today. The publication addresses critical aspects of e-government for sustainable development articulated along eight chapters.
MBRSG - The Arab Government Services Outlook 2014
Despite the wide acceptance of the need for enhanced services in the Arab World, efforts to understand the intricacies of public service development are limited, especially on a regional level. For this reason, the Governance and Innovation Program at the Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government conducted regional research examining the state of public services in the Arab world. This report aims to improve understanding of public service delivery in the Arab region by providing a broad view of service delivery environments, outputs and enablers; as well as regional challenges and strengths, and the overall quality of public services in the Arab world.
This report is comprised of two main components:
• The results of a survey of key official Arab government entities which focused on internal service delivery activities of government organizations.
• The results of an Arab regional ‘customer’ satisfaction survey which focused on customer experience and satisfaction with public services.
Klippekort giver lavtlønnede brasilianere adgang til kulturoplevelser  
I Brasilien giver kulturkort på 125 kroner månedligt adgang til kulturforbrug.
World Economic Forum: The Global Information Technology Report 2014. Rewards and Risks of Big Data
This year marks the 13th edition of the Global Information Technology Report, which provides a comprehensive assessment of networked readiness, or how prepared an economy is to apply the benefits of information and communications technologies (ICTs) to promote economic growth and well-being. Using updated methodology that was introduced in 2012, the report ranks the progress of 148 economies in leveraging ICTs to increase productivity, economic growth and the number of quality jobs.

The rankings also show how far some countries have gone in bridging the digital divide – not only in terms of developing ICT infrastructure, but also in terms of economic and social impact – and highlight the main strengths and weaknesses countries are facing. This edition also analyses in detail the rewards and risks associated with big data and what public and private organizations must do to benefit from it. The report remains the most comprehensive and authoritative international assessment of its kind.
Study on eGovernment and the Reduction of Administrative Burden. (SMART 2012/0061)
Administrative Burden Reduction (ABR) can be achieved through the integration of eGovernment tools; the smart use of the information that citizens and businesses have to provide to public authorities for the completion of administrative procedures; making electronic procedures the dominant channel for delivering eGovernment services; and the principle of the “once only” registration of relevant data. The latter ensures that citizens and businesses supply certain standard information only once, because public administration offices take action to internally share this data, so that no additional burden falls on citizens and businesses.
Do you do digital?
This is a short and highly visual guide for top management teams in local public services.
The Eight Key Issues of Digital Government
Engaging Citizens: 1. Service Delivery Innovation 2. Open Government 3. Connecting Agencies
New Digital Business Models: 4. Joint Governance 5. Scalable Interoperability 6. Resourcing Government
Workforce Innovation: 7. Adaptive Sourcing 8. Sustainable Financing
Privacy Design Guidelines for Mobile Application Development
The emergence of open mobile platforms and the convergence of mobile and the web has created a vibrant and dynamic mobile ecosystem that enables individuals to shape and present rich personal identities online, connect with communities of their choice, and engage with innovative, applications and services. Much of this relies on the real-time access and use of personal information that is often transferred globally between applications, devices and companies.
Government Sponsored E-Petitions: A Guide for Development and Implementation - in pdf format (7136 kb)
"... This paper is intended to serve as a guide for public managers who are interested in exploring e-petition implementation in their communities. The guide is divided into five sections: a general overview of e-petitioning, an exploration of the key decision areas in e-petition implementation, a federal level case study, a state level case study, and a local level case study."
Open Data - the trade-offs between privacy and open data
On 1st August 2013 two IDRC research networks came together for a web meeting to explore Open Data and Privacy. The Privacy in the Developing World network, and the Open Data in Developing Countries network set out to explore whether open data and protecting privacy are inherently in tension, or whether the two can be complementary, and to identify particular issues that might come up around privacy and open data in the developing world. This post shares and develops some of the themes discussed in the meeting.  
Regeringen lancerede i foråret 2013 en ny hjemmeside,, som skal udgøre en platform for moderniseringstiltag med best practice eksempler fra kommuner og regioner. Hjemmesiden er både en indgang til at blive klogere på mange gode eksempler fra kommuner og regioner og faciliterer samtidig viden og inspiration til regeringen om, hvad der virker.
Open Data Barometer Data
The Open Data Barometer takes a multidimensional look at the current adoption level of open data policy and practice around the world.
Ny national handlingsplan for open government  
Som led i sin deltagelse i det internationale samarbejde, ”Open Government Partnership” (OGP), har Danmark udarbejdet og offentliggjort en ny national handlingsplan for open government.
Tim Berners-Lee: encryption cracking by spy agencies 'appalling and foolish'
Inventor of world wide web condemns 'dysfunctional and unaccountable' oversight as intelligence chiefs face MPs
Conference on Transforming Arab Economies
The imperative of creating millions of good jobs is the first of many daunting challenges confronting the Arab world. To meet those challenges, Arab countries would do well to embrace a model of economic growth based on knowledge and innovation, building on the global move toward the knowledge economy.
Over the past decade, some countries of the region have spurred growth and improved their global competitiveness by taking the first steps in the direction of the knowledge economy. To go farther, however, Arab societies must deepen their commitment to reforms in four key policy areas: developing more open and entrepreneurial economies, preparing a better-educated and more highly skilled population, improving their capabilities for innovation and research, and expanding information and communication technologies and their applications. The success of a knowledge-economy strategy depends on coordinated progress on all four fronts, with bold approaches tailored to each country’s challenges and opportunities.
New Algorithm Assesses the Quality of Wikipedia Articles
An algorithm that assesses the quality of Wikipedia articles could reassure visitors and help focus editors on entries that need improving.
How open is your government? Get the data
As the Open Government Partnership summit opens in London, take a look at the global picture with some data downloads
Big data success starts with science
Tips: Don't sweat the answers until you've figured out the questions. Don't buy the technology until you've hired the scientists.
Guide til bedre samarbejde  
IT-projektrådets nye guide har til formål, at inspirere kunder og leverandører til at opbygge et tillidsfuldt samarbejde i statslige it-projekter
NSA and GCHQ: the flawed psychology of government mass surveillance
Chris Chambers: Research shows that indiscriminate monitoring fosters distrust, conformity and mediocrity is a set of extensible schemas that enables webmasters to embed structured data on their web pages for use by search engines and other applications.
Exploring Canada's Web Experience Toolkit
The Government of Canada has taken this unique approach to Web management and built a platform of standards-compliant (W3C and WCAG) components that its agencies use to build and maintain their sites. Each website can apply unique themes to control its look and feel, but the themes all run on top of these common components, ensuring their sites are accessible and secure. The reusable components of the Web Experience Toolkit (WET) are open source software and free for use by departments and external Web communities.
Why private sector advice isn't always good for the public sector
For public services, the benefits of getting it right are fewer than the penalties for getting it wrong
Udviklingsvejledning for selvbetjeningsløsninger  
Udviklingsvejledningen for velfungerende selvbetjening indeholder 24 fællesoffentlige krav, som skal sikre brugervenlige digitale selvbetjeningsløsninger. Alle krav skal som udgangspunkt opfyldes.

Vejledningens anbefalinger, gode eksempler og værktøjskasse er forslag og hjælp til at leve op til de 24 krav.

Afsender: Styregruppen for den fællesoffentlige digitaliseringsstrategi.
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SMEs should eye government legacy for future business, says Bracken
SMEs should look to the government’s IT legacy infrastructure for future business, according to Mike Bracken, head of the Government Digital Service
Internet of Things: Derfor vil alt ændre sig nu  
Efter at have talt om Internet of Things i årevis, er det nu tid til at udnytte den verden af muligheder, der opstår, når milliarder af enheder kobles trådløst til internettet.
How Facebook Exploits Your Private Information
You have willingly told Facebook who your friends are, what your hobbies are, how old you are, where you live and whether you are in a relationship or not. What's more, Facebook knows what you like
What's Wrong with Indian IT Industry?
Thought provoking slideshow on the Indian IT industry.
Web Foundation launches study on Open Data
Speaking at an Open Government Partnership reception recently, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, founder of the World Wide Web Foundation (Web Foundation) and inventor of
Discussion of eParticipation topics in Greek political blogs
"Blogs are an effective way to participate in politics and have the potential to support eParticipation. Political discourse is formed through hypertext links, blogrolls, posts and opinionated commentary, calls to political action, and requests
Ekspert: Stat og kommune skal bruge Facebook mere  
Mød dine borgere hvor de færdes. Sociale tjenester som Facebook og Twitter er ikke blot godt for borgerne, men kan gøre det offentliges arbejde nemmere.
Datawrapper is an open source tool helping everyone to create simple, correct and embeddable charts in minutes.
Besat af OpenData. Invitation til lancering af ODAA - SmartAarhus’ nye platform for åbne data. (PDF)  
Tidens trend er åbenhed. Mange byer i verden har allerede en OpenData portal, hvor offentlige og private data stilles til rådighed for omverden. OpenData kan skabe helt nye forretningsområder og partnerskaber mellem offentlige og private virksomheder. Tirsdag 9. april 2013 kl. 14.00 hos Startup City
Ceres Alle 1, 8000 Aarhus C
ODAA er et af initiativerne under SmartAarhus ( Der er allerede 33 datasæt på portalen, og mange flere er på vej.
The Open Data Initiative
The Open Data Initiative is a Web 2.0 site for disseminating public data. Users discover and explore data in a rich, interactive, and intuitive application, rather than browse or read large documents of published tables and charts. The end user can select and visualize any combination of data. It can be exported, printed, linked to, and shared in collaboration environments
Californian governments Data Dashboard
California's dashboard shows how many people are on all websites "right now". The map is updated continuously and each page view is reported in near real-time on this map. Using Google Analytics™, the map shows how many people are on all websites right now and their geographic locations within California. The dashboard also features a variety of other information including number of visitors on websites over the last 24 hours and the most popular search terms entered. Information on the dashboard is continuously updated.
ReSPA 6th Annual Conference Proceedings - Good Governance through Participative Democracy and Client Oriented Public Administration (PDF file)
The Regional School of Public Administration (ReSPA) organised its 6th Annual Conference, with the theme “Good Governance through Participative Democracy and Client Oriented Public Administration, on 19-20th of April, in Danilovgrad, Montenegro. The main conference objective focused on increased awareness on the changing mode of the Governance over the last decades in the Western Balkans influenced by globalisation and the need to adjust to international economic, social and technological development – not least the increasing lack of confidence among the citizens with regards to the functions of the government and the quality of the services that Public Administration provides.
Borgmestre vrager facebook  
Omkring halvdelen af landets borgmestre ser bort fra Facebook i deres hverdag. En ud af fem af landets borgmestre har direkte fravalgt Facebook, viser en analyse som har lavet. Det er et demokratisk problem, men kan også i yderste konsekvens koste taburetten, når der er kommunevalg senere på året.
Guide til udvikling af mobile løsninger i det offentlige  
Guiden beskæftiger sig med udvikling af mobile services målrettet primært smartphones og tablets.
Forsvarets Efterretningstjeneste: Sådan sikrer du din it-infrastruktur  
Center for Cybersikkerhed har udgivet en 44 sider lang vejledning, der især henvender sig til firmaer i energi-, tele- og finanssektoren.
Government Service Design Manual
Build services so good that people prefer to use them.
2013 Digital Future in Focus Series
In 2012, the digital landscape underwent a sea of change as areas such as search, social, online advertising, mobile and e-commerce each experienced dynamic shifts and disruptions.
Every click you make: feds consider how closely they'll watch Canadians online
By Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press. The Vancouver Sun, March 12, 2013. "OTTAWA - The federal government is restricting how closely it watches Canadians online. New rules are now in place governing the use of data that's gathered when Canadians visit government websites, the first comprehensive guidelines since Ottawa went online nearly 20 years ago.

But the rules don't cover the data available to the government via social media sites that are set up by individual departments, which operate beyond the bounds of federal policy.

Among other things, the new rules for tracking visits to government websites prohibit the government from profiling an individual's online activity by tracking their computer's Internet protocol address..."
Mobile Gov crowdsources app feedback
Mobile Gov, made up of the folks at the General Services Administration who, with the help of experts in the government and private enterprise, are developing the Mobile Gov Wiki, has launched a crowdsourcing project to help agencies measure how well their apps and sites resonate with users.
Net activists slam Germany's open data portal
Germany's long-awaited open data portal has opened for business. It follows similar moves in the US and UK. But how open is open data in Germany? Not very, say the net activists.
Design Commission report calls for better user-responsive public service design (UK)
A new report by the Design Commission, set to be launched in parliament later today will call for greater design thinking in the public sector.
Restarting Britain 2: Design and Public Services - in pdf format (2027kb)
Meeting Needs Saving Money Humanising Services Engaging Citizens - A report by the Design Commission, 2013. "... There are lots of ways to approach public service reform: opening up public services to choice and competition; reducing the public service cost base and improving its overall productivity; and bringing public services into the 21st century through greater use of digital technologies. But to succeed, each of these approaches must incorporate the principles of great design..."
Online census proves popular in New Zealand
Citizens of New Zealand have enthusiastically used the option of filling in the ...
The online option, introduced in the previous census in 2006, had been used by more than 1.7 million citizens by 6 March, the day after the census was released. Filling the form online is not only more convenient for many residents, but also less time-consuming, since the online form is automatically modified based on a respondent’s answers.
It-afdeling censurerer e-mails til politikere om pornoforbud  
Danske og svenske EU-parlamentarikerere kritiserer, at e-mails fra borgere til politikerne bliver filtreret og blokeret før afstemning om kontroversielt pornoforbud.
From Fairy Tale to Reality
Involve are experts in public participation. We design and deliver high-quality public and stakeholder engagement processes, carry out research and provide training. Involve inspires citizens, communities and institutions to run effective participation processes and to participate in dialogues, consultations and community engagement. We believe passionately in a democracy where citizens are empowered to take and influence the decisions that affect their lives.
8 Tips for Getting Started with Big Data
Big data often comes with information overload, but these eight tips will help agencies get started.
Style Icon Dita Von Teese Debuts 3D-Printed Dress
Style icon Dita Von Teese debuted a 3D-printed dress on Monday, born out of a collaboration between designer Michael Schmidt and architect Francis Bitonti.
KL sender udviklingsguide på gaden til selvbetjeningsløsninger  
En ny vejledning skal gøre det lettere for kommunerne at opstille en kravspecifikation for selvbetjeningsløsninger.
Her er den bedste kur mod belastende nyhedsbreve  
Internettjenesten virker som en effektiv pille mod nyhedsbreve og reklame-mails.
Her er fremtidens 3D-desktop  
Nu kan du række ind bag skærmen og røre ved digitale objekter på skrivebordet. Det er én af de nye opfindelser på TED-konferencen.
Electronic system to track the status of a document using mobile technologies (Macedonia)
In February 2013, the Minister of Information Society and Administration, Mr Ivo Ivanovski, announced the launch of a project called the ‘Introduction of a system for tracking the status of a document through the use of mobile technologies’. Its aim is to improve efficiency and ensure greater transparency in public administration.
ITU: Internet policy still on agenda
ITU is the best place to discuss issues on which there is no clear consensus, said its Secretary General
How GitHub Helps You Hack the Government
On April 9th of last year, someone called Iceeey proposed a change to an obscure document written by the federal government’s Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The document wasn’t that important. It had something to do with transit subsidy requests. And the change was tiny, a typo fix. Iceeey suggested the agency change the line “Daily rountrip cost” to “Daily roundtrip cost.” But this small request was a very big deal.
7th Grader Wins MIT App Inventor Award with Mashup, Decides to Found Company keeps you up to date with web mashups and APIs: what's new, interesting, useful and important. Hundreds of mashups and APIs. Contribute, search, view, and chart them.
Free Database of the Entire Web May Spawn the Next Google
Common Crawl supplies a database of more than 5 billion web pages in the hope that it will inspire new research or online services.
Finland is crowdsourcing its new copyright law
Internet activists in Finland, upset with the country's strict copyright laws, are ready to take advantage of the country's promise to vote on any citizen-proposed bill that reaches 50,000 signatures.
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