Category Archives: Digital

Inspiring innovative government

There is a growing expectation among citizens that government provide similar technology solutions to those provided by private enterprise. This has created new challenges for the public sector, along with a corresponding...

eGovernment Strategy 2017-2020

Following the publication of the eGovernment Strategy to 2020, Ireland boasts ambitions to be an exemplar in eGovernment providing more convenient, intuitive and joined-up digital services. The strategy will be taken forward...

Taking digital seriously

Why does the Government take digital seriously? Government Chief Information Officer Barry Lowry outlines the impact of advancing digital government services and the quantifiable progress made against the eGovernment Action Plan in...

Profile: Martin Curley CIO, HSE

In March, Martin Curley succeeded Richard Corbridge as Chief Information Officer of the Health Service Executive. An engineering graduate of UCD and holder of a PhD in information systems from NUI Maynooth,...

Digital health and care

  In April, the European Commission, in its mid-term review on the implementation of the Digital Single Market strategy, adopted a plan of action on a communication which aimed to put citizens...

The Tallinn Declaration on eGovernment

In October 2017, all EU member states and members of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) agreed on a five-year roadmap for ensuring high quality, user-centric digital public services for citizens and...

Delivering the right digital solution

The Government’s online applications and payments service, Licences.ie continues to be rolled out to government departments and state agencies. The key objective of Licences.ie is to simplify online form application and payment...