Marlene Orton

Articles by Marlene Orton

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The health, sciences and technology components of the federal government pose unique challenges in the architecture of Government On-Line architecture. These areas have been built on long-term relationships beyond the government purview and their electronic evolution requires unique positioning. In health, long-term partners have historically been provinces, followed by municipalities. In the sciences and technology, close relationships have generally involved the academic community and private industry.

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When Government On-Line went into business in 1999, the long-term challenge was to seamlessly link the maze of federal, provincial and municipal online information and service programs. But while virtually all government information at all three levels, and a growing range of services are available online, GOL is really still in the early days of a journey.

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