E Government Bulletin
A Free newsletter - email service covering electronic public
services, 'teledemocracy' and the information society in the UK and
BusinessLab was founded in 1998 by a group of management,
technology and communication experts. Their vision was to provide a
creative and collaborative environment in which business, government and
academic leaders could identify, explore and test strategic options and
formulate technology-based solutions for their organisations.
access to government information published on the Internet
Registering with the Government Gateway enables you to sign up for any of
the UK Governmentís services that are available over the Internet.
To enable the Public Sector, Industry and other interested parties to work
together in developing and agreeing policies and standards for
To enable those with innovative ideas for customer centric delivery of
public services to have an opportunity to take them forward.
A site created to support the government's consultation on e-democracy.
You can see the proposals, respond to the consultation, link into ongoing
discussions, look at background material and make suggestions for more.
Office of Government Commerce
The OGC is civil governmentís centre of excellence in procurement (which
concerns the whole life cycle of an asset or service) and works with
departments, their executive agencies and NDPBs to achieve best value in
Performance and Innovation Unit
The Performance and Innovation Unit (PIU) provides the Prime Minister and
Government departments with a capacity to analyse major policy issues and
design strategic solutions. Recent reports include e-commerce and
The Cabinet Office sits at the heart of Government, alongside the Prime
Ministerís Office and the Treasury. Its aim is to ensure that the
Government delivers its priorities.
The Modernising Government programme is the Government's agenda for
modernising Public Services.
Society of IT Management (SOCITM)
The primary objective of the Society is to promote the effective and
efficient use of Information Technology in Local Government and the Public
Improvement and Development Agency (I&DeA)
The Improvement and Development Agency (IDeA) was founded in April 1999,
by local government, to work with it and for it and help it do better.
Accessibility For Visually Impaired
- commerce News & links
4 April 04
HARD TARGET: The Bush administration in the US may have
set itself overly ambitious e-government targets, according to a report
from the country's General Accounting Office. Of 91 targets set by the
administration only 33 have been achieved to date, with a further 38
partially achieved, 17 where no significant progress has been made, and
three abandoned because they were "impractical or inappropriate":
4 April 04
08: DIGITAL REACH: If e-government services are to reach
marginalised groups the UK's current network of 6,000 UKOnline community
internet access centres needs to evolve into community media centres
supported by sustainable investment and partnerships with other
organisations, according to a report from Citizens Online:
14 July 03
Reaching parts previously untouched by technology
From Ronaldsay to Raploch, the Scottish
e-city network is bringing 21st
century technology more and more into Scottish communities; influencing
everything from planning policy to how customers interact with their Local
Council. Highland Council and Highlands and Islands Enterprise
have joined this ambitious scheme to ensure the Highlands is part of the
growing "e world".