Today the ministers in charge of e-Government from 32 EU and EFTA countries signed a declaration on e-Government in Tallinn, Estonia. In the declaration, the ministers stressed the importance of the new European Interoperability Framework (EIF) and ISA² Programme.
In the 6th year of existence, the open platform for sharing and discussing digital administrative solutions has undergone a complete remodelling. The Joinup platform offers IT developers the opportunity to promote, discuss and upload their own proven eGovernment solutions and to download those from others.
The OCS software is a tool that has initially been developed to support organisers of a European Citizens' Initiative in the online collection of signatures. The tool streamlines both the data collection and its verification by the National Authorities.
Version 1.0.0 of a Solution Architecture Template (SAT) on interoperability testing has been just released. This template describes how to integrate the ISA² testbed in the existing IT environment. Specifically, it describes the available resources, services and usage options and highlights what is needed to get started.
We are glad to announce that the ISA² Twitter account has now over 1000 followers. The channel keeps everybody interested in interoperability updated on the latest news and events related to the programme. It also covers newly developed solutions under ISA², as well as interoperability initiatives of the European Commission such as the European Interoperability Framework.
The European Commission has released a new version of the European Interoperability Reference Architecture (EIRA©). The EIRA© is a content model that defines the most important building blocks required for the creation of interoperable eGovernment systems. It provides a common terminology for IT architects and facilitates the development of digital public services across borders and sectors.
The European Commission has released a new version of its multilingual online survey software EUSurvey. The enhanced version makes it easier to create and edit questionnaires thanks to new useful features. The new release is also available as open source.
The National Interoperability Framework Observatory (NIFO) of the European Commission has published the report "State of Play of Interoperability in Europe 2016". The report, which was created with the support of the ISA² programme, presents the highlights of the results of the 2016 NIFO monitoring exercise and compares them with previous years.
All material related to the recent SEMIC conference in Malta is now publicly available.
The Director-General of Directorate-General for Informatics at the European Commission, Gertrud Ingestad, presented the new European Interoperability Framework (EIF) at the Digital Assembly held in Valletta, Malta on 14 June.
The SEMIC 2017 Conference attracted 220 participants coming from 33 countries, including Canada, Japan and the United States. In addition, the event, which was held in Valletta, Malta on 14 June was followed via web streaming by 812 people from all over the world. The conference was a trending topic on Twitter in Malta.
Are you looking for a comprehensive overview of eGovernment in the EU? The European Commission has published the annual update of the EU eGov factsheet. The document compiles the facts and figures on the current state of play of eGovernment in the EU.
On 15 June, Gertrud Ingestad, Director-General of Directorate-General for Informatics at the European Commission, will introduce the new European Interoperability Framework and the way it helps set up interoperable digital public services. The presentation will take place during the Digital Assembly in Valletta, Malta.
The European Commission has released a new version of the European Union Public Licence (EUPL), a tool for publishing any copyrighted work as open source. The licence is legally consistent with the copyright law of all EU countries and is especially well-suited for public administrations sharing IT solutions.
SEMIC 2017, the semantic interoperability conference on Data and Information Management, is fully booked. 263 people coming from 33 countries, including EU Member States, EFTA and non-EU countries, have registered for the event held in Valletta, Malta on 14 June 2017. The registrations are closed now.
The Interoperability Maturity Model (IMM) is a user-friendly online tool that assesses the interoperability maturity of public services.
The European Commission recently adopted the 2017 revision of the ISA² programme's rolling work programme. The EUR 131 million ISA² programme, which runs from 2016 to 2020, supports the development of interoperability solutions for the modernisation of public administrations across Europe.
The full programme of the SEMIC 2017 conference on Data and Information management has just been published. The event will take place on June 14th 2017 in Malta.
Are you looking for a comprehensive overview of eGovernment activities in your country? The 2017 edition of eGovernment country factsheets has been published.
Today from 10 o’clock on the winners of the European Ombudsman Award for Good Administration will be announced. The ISA² solution Online Collection Software for the European Citizen’s Initiatives is among the nominees.