Articles By Jeffrey Roy

Demographics pose pressing dilemma: Renew or reinvent

Demographics pose pressing dilemma: Renew or reinvent

I recently attended a meeting of four graduate students and four executives from a provincial Crown corporation. The topic was...

April 18th, 2008 Jeffrey Roy
UN rankings offer worrisome results

UN rankings offer worrisome results

The United Nations recently published its 2008 Global E-Government Review, an exhaustive comparator of countries and trends from all regions...

March 7th, 2008 Jeffrey Roy
Why Parliament needs a Second Life

Why Parliament needs a Second Life

Last October, the popular television series, CSI NY, broke new ground, virtually, by embracing the increasingly popular online universe, Second...

December 3rd, 2007 Jeffrey Roy
Elected officials’ role in a citizen-centric world

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...

November 2nd, 2007 Jeffrey Roy
Access Nova Scotia opens more doors

Access Nova Scotia opens more doors

When people talk of service integration in Atlantic Canada, Service New Brunswick often comes to mind. This provincial crown corporation...

October 9th, 2007 Jeffrey Roy
Shifting toward Federalism 2.0

Shifting toward Federalism 2.0

EditorialWith almost everything shifting to version 2.0, perhaps it's time to do the same with Canadian federalism. I've written before...

September 14th, 2007 Jeffrey Roy
Virtual democracy, by Blackberry

Virtual democracy, by Blackberry

Rumours abound that Waterloo, Ont.-based Research in Motion Ltd. has commissioned a study of democracy's future based on the premise...

June 3rd, 2007 Jeffrey Roy
Provincial health care blocks clamour for credibility

Provincial health care blocks clamour for credibility

Provincial health care blocks clamour for credibility The formation of Local Health Integration Networks (LHIN) in Ontario marks an important...

April 12th, 2007 Jeffrey Roy
The European advantage

The European advantage

Collaboration spreads the wealth in continental approachOne benefit of federalism lies in the experimentation and learning that can occur across...

March 11th, 2007 Jeffrey Roy
Bureaucracies beyond conformity

Bureaucracies beyond conformity

Many casual observers of the political process probably rolled their eyes upon hearing the news that yet another Member of...

February 4th, 2007 Jeffrey Roy