Elected officials’ role in a citizen-centric world

EditorialMuch of the discussion around IT governance and service transformation centres on the public sector's internal architecture. How best to invest resources, share information and achieve better outcomes holistically are key design questions

Published on: November 2nd, 2007 Jeffrey Roy

Part 2 of Spotlight on Donna Achimov of Service Canada

InterGovWorld's Spotlight series profiles executives, decision-makers and their initiatives across all levels of Canadian government.In Part 1 of InterGovWorld's Spotlight on Donna Achimov of Service Canada, we discussed read-to-me access to information and

Published on: March 20th, 2007 Lisa Williams

The politics of digital identities

Nearly a decade ago, many of us atended our first conference session on identity and security, perhaps a PKI presentation, and promptly nodded off.Save for the most technically literate, the details of hardware

Published on: December 11th, 2006 Jeffrey Roy

The politics of digital identities

Nearly a decade ago, many of us atended our first conference session on identity and security, perhaps a PKI presentation, and promptly nodded off. Save for the most technically literate, the details of

Published on: December 5th, 2006 Jeffrey Roy

And the formula is…

lt seems to be everywhere – which is ironic, under the circumstances. That would be the BlackBerry, which has become ubiquitous in government. So ubiquitous, in fact, that it’s hard to believe that

Published on: January 31st, 2006 Catherine Morrison

e-Government at the crossroads

As Stephen Harper’s Conservatives prepare to take office in Ottawa, many in technology circles are asking themselves: what will this new leader and his team have in store for e-government in Canada? Notwithstanding

Published on: January 31st, 2006 Jeffrey Roy

Q and A | Jim Alexander

These days, Jim Alexander is acting Chief Information Officer with the federal government’s Treasury Board Secretariat. It’s a position that lies near the heart of federal policy management, which makes it a long

Published on: December 6th, 2005 Chris Bishop

Cradle to the grave getting an overhaul

Parents of babies born in Ontario will be able to register births online, apply for a birth certificate and ask for a Social Insurance number all at once, come fall — thanks to

Published on: October 5th, 2005 Laura Eggertson