Digital Economy - E-Government Transforming Services
Many e-government services on offer around the world already provide citizens with relatively sophisticated services and the establishment of a fibre-based broadband network may see governments improve and broaden the range of web services even further. The use of Big Data and cloud computing is becoming a key focus for the sector, as well as an increase in mobile government services. The Internet of Everything and M2M will also impact upon this sector.
Governments around the world are under scrutiny to become more economic and environmentally sustainable and Green e-Government is one term being used to describe this trend.
This report provides broad information on e-government development and identifies the leading governments around the world. It discusses common applications, trends and the benefits and barriers to e-government. This report is designed to provide current observations, which may assist investors, analysts and industry participants in making investment and business decisions.
The e-government sector is beginning to evolve with attention turning towards cloud computing, green e-government, mobile services, whole-of-government approaches and citizen participation. Various published studies have ranked the following countries as leaders in e-government over the last couple of years: Australia; Canada; Denmark; Finland; France; Japan; Republic of Korea; Netherlands; Norway; UK and Northern Ireland; USA; Singapore; Spain; Sweden; Taiwan.