Government as a Platform – Harnessing Collective Intelligence

For government agencies seeking to understand and plan their Digital Government transformation journey, there are two main scopes of change to consider: Digital Service Enablement – Digitizing transactional workflows, moving them online but not changing how the process works. Collective Intelligence Transformation – Reinventing the process to a community operating model. Digital Service Enablement The […]

DevOps for Agile Digital Government

Cloud.gov – Government Innovation Platform Diego Lapiduz epitomized the headline message about GaaP being an enabler of innovation, showcasing his work at the 2015 Cloud Foundry summit. He comes from the IT tech innovation sector and wanted to make a difference by applying these types of skills to public sector needs, one of the first […]

Blockchain Digital Government – Digital Mortgages

Identity-Enabled Digital Services This enabling role of new digital service innovations is effectively highlighted in the UK Government’s HM Land Registry digital business plan, in which they describe a future intention of: “We will continue to enhance and expand our existing e-enabled services, such as our innovative Digital Mortgage service that uses secure identity assurance […]

Digital City Roadmap

Over five years ago New York City pioneered the concept of the Digital City, publishing a tech roadmap laying out their plan for realizing their vision to be the world’s leading ‘platform’ city. Their program blends together foundations of Open Government, Citizen engagement, universal Internet access and an industry stimulation focus to communicate an exciting […]

Building Smart Cities with AWS Kinesis

The Cloud accelerates exciting new innovations, making it easier for entrepreneurs to develop, build and launch new products much faster in hot sectors like the IoT (Internet of Things) and how it can be applied to scenarios like Smart Cities, as Amazon describe in their solution set and blog series. For Scotland the field offers […]