Cette semaine, le gouvernement du Madagascar a défini une mission ambitieuse : utiliser la technologie numérique pour rendre les services publics plus rapids, plus efficaces, et plus accessibles. Pour réussir cette mission, le gouvernement malgache est en train d’embaucher son premier Directeur de la Transformation des Services Publics - l’équivalent d’un directeur du numérique
This week, the Government of Madagascar outlined a bold mission: to use digital to make public services faster, more efficient, and more accessible [link in French]. To help accelerate that mission, they are hiring the country’s first Director of Public Service Transformation - the equivalent of a Chief Digital Officer
Last month Mike and I visited Australia, hosted by our partners Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Australia has long been scored as one of the world’s leading digital nations. Like everywhere, progress hasn’t necessarily been even, but a lot has been done that’s worth celebrating.
We’re often asked what contribution digital technology can make to sustainable development. I think the answer lies in the relationships between digital governments and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs are a list of goals approved in 2015 by the UN General Assembly and all Member States as part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. They focus on economic development, social inclusion and environmental protection and constitute “a plan of action for people, planet and prosperity”. The Agenda...
A few weeks ago, we co-hosted the second Digital Services Convening with our friends from the Harvard Kennedy School in Cambridge, USA. Here's a very brief overview of what we talked about.