It is difficult to say when exactly a government becomes “digital.” As a public servant, you could try looking at the UN’s e-Government survey,...Read More For e-government to flourish, policy-making must change
(This article has been translated into French.) In 2006, Time’s person of the year was “You,” published with the explanation “Yes, you. You control the...Read More Digital government doesn’t equal democratic government
We’re at a precarious time in the history of liberal democracy. Citizens, whose expectations are set by the rich panoply of online services, demand...Read More Pursuit of perfection the enemy of digital government
(This article has been translated into French.) We are in an age where digital technologies and practices are being adopted at an unprecedented rate. Today,...Read More How will Ottawa build a successful digital government?
Digital government, or E-government, is no longer just an interesting side project aimed at harnessing the power of digital technologies and data analytics to...Read More Wiring Public Policy for Digital Government
Canada’s business investment in research and development (R&D) is lower than in other advanced economies, a fact that has long preoccupied policy-makers. The question...Read More Questioning university-industry collaboration policy
“Open government” is a concept that is growing in popularity in both practitioner and academic circles. One of President Obama’s first decisions was to...Read More The ambiguous definitions of open government
(This article has been translated into French.) In the past 18 months or so, new governments have taken power in three of the four largest...Read More How policy-makers can get ahead of disruption