Official WebSite of the IEEE Computer Society e-Government STC
Presentation of the IEEE Computer Society e-Government experts, Prof. Francisco Falcone & Carlos E. Jimenez, on May 10th 2013 in Tarragona, Spain, invited by the Computer Engineering and Mathematics Department (DEIM) of the Rovira i Virgili University. Speakers explain their holistic perspective of key technologies and its aligment's importance, in Public Organizations.
Case studies on 6 of the leading smart cities worldwide. This document reports on the experiences and identifies lessons learned from 6 leading cities around the world:
Chicago, Rio de Janeiro, Stockholm, Boston, Barcelona, Hong Kong.
"This document reports on the experiences and identifies lessons learned from 6 leading cities around the world:
Chicago, Rio de Janeiro, Stockholm, Boston, Barcelona & Hong Kong.
While all cities are unique, they also have common objectives and face common challenges. This study of 6 cities focused on how these cities are addressing their challenges, and how they are adapting their organisations to deliver new digital services to their citizens. It highlights common themes for cities adopting smart approaches to city management."
Technology like this is about people identifying local problems that are shared across communities, taking advantage of democratized technology and open networks, and stepping in to craft and deploy their own solution.
We need to teach Arduino (robotics) to high school kids in the Bronx, and not just grad students at New York University
All existing data sharing agreements between Europe and the US should be revoked, and US web site providers should prominently inform European citizens that their data may be subject to government surveillance, according to the recommendations of a...
“a full industrial policy for development of an autonomous European cloud computing capacity”
The setup is based on open-source software and will support 80 municipalities.
The initiative led by the Federal Data Processing Service (SERPRO) will offer an infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), platform-as-a-service (PaaS), and software-as-a-service (SaaS) portfolio — however, only IaaS, based on the open-source cloud platform OpenStack, will be available initially. According to SERPRO, the software-as-a-service offering will be based on Red Hat technology and is currently being tested.
Igniting Digital Government transformation through government cloud computing This is the accompanying white paper for our UK event focused on the G-Cloud program, covering headline points of how the Cloud is igniting innovation and modernization ...
By the terms of that text, the Assembly established, for the first time, that "human rights should prevail irrespective of the medium, and therefore the need for protection both offline and online". General Assembly calls upon Member States to "review their procedures, practices and legislation on the surveillance of communications, their interception and collection of personal data, including mass surveillance, with a view to upholding the right to privacy by ensuring the full and effective implementation of all relevant obligations under international human rights law".
This document has been adopted by UN some days later of publication of the Report and Recommendations of The US President’s Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies.
The UK has withdrawn some of its key open data and freedom of information (FOI) commitments in its latest national plan, which aims to boost transparency, participation, and accountability in the public sector.
Like the cloud, big data is another buzzword that has been openly tossed around without proper understanding of what it means and why it matters. For CTOs, who are in charge of taking the enormous amount of data that is sent ...
Big data is like a puzzle. Put it together in a way that works for your organization, and you can help it thrive.
A new survey of federal network managers reveals that government agencies are not ready for the arrival of the 'big five' tech transformations -- cloud computing, big data, security, mobility and data center consolidation.
Big Data: Making Cities Smarter - The Huffington Post
"Big Data is everywhere. Harnessing the power of Big Data will help design smarter cities in the future. The real opportunity for Big Data lies not only in the early adoption use cases, but in places we haven't thought of yet"
Computer seeks submissions for an October 2014 special issue on e-government interoperability. Important topics for this special issue on e-government interoperability, include, but are not limited to:
interoperability and security and privacy in e-government;
open government and interoperability;
e-government interoperability and smart cities;
infrastructure for e-government cloud computing, (government cloud) and interoperability;
dimensions of e-government interoperability (semantic, technical and organizational);
interoperability and governance;
e-government interoperability maturity models and evaluation;
e-government interoperability strategy and frameworks;
interoperability in e-justice.
Articles should be original and understandable to a broad audience of computer science and engineering professionals. All manuscripts are subject to peer review on both technical merit and relevance to Computer's readership. Accepted papers will be professionally edited for content and style.
The guest editors for this special issue are:
Carlos E. Jiménez, IEEE Computer Society e-Government STC;
Agusti Solanas, Universitat Rovira i Virgili;
Francisco Falcone, Universidad Pública de Navarra.
Final submissions due: 1 February 2014 Acceptance notification: 1 May 2014 Final papers due: 1 June 2014 Publication date: September 2014.
The study on the eHealth Interoperability Framework, financed by the European Commission, has been finalised. It defines a vision of an EU eHealth Interoperability Framework.
It also assesses some technical specifications from the epSOS interoperability framework and from two consortia, IHE and Continua Health Alliance, against the identification criteria of the annex II of the Regulation on European Standardization.
These results will be used to specify the deployment of cross-border eHealth services in the frame of the Connection Europe Facility (CEF), but they will also potentially be used for national, regional or project based deployments.