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Open Data: Key to the Future (eGovernment Resource Centre)

Open Data: Key to the Future (eGovernment Resource Centre) | eVolving eGovernment | Scoop.it
Report to the New York State Governor and the State Legislature, December 2012

 

Not long ago, the term "E-Government" meant "electronic" government and referred tothe use of new technologies to increase government transparency. It encompassed primarily theadoption of e-mail and other electronic means to facilitate government's response to publicinquiries. Today the term has a new, far broader meaning. "E-Government" now represents the proactive use of technologies to make the vast amounts of valuable government-held informationmore widely available, and to facilitate its ready use by policy makers and the public alike.Understood in this sense, E-Government transforms the foundations of open government:transparency, participation and collaboration.

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Sumner fires temporary court clerk for sending herself city data on 3,600 people | Sumner | The News Tribune

Sumner fires temporary court clerk for sending herself city data on 3,600 people | Sumner | The News Tribune | eVolving eGovernment | Scoop.it
The city of Sumner has fired a temporary employee after she sent information about 3,600 people, mostly residents, to her personal email.  (Eek!
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