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Last update: 29/04/2024

New report on the Future of the European Single Market

A recently released report by former Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta offers a visionary outlook on the future of the European Single Market. The document, commissioned by the European Council and the Commission, proposes strategic enhancements aimed at revitalising the market to meet the demands of a larger, more complex global environment. Notably, the report emphasises the critical role of the Interoperable Europe Act in achieving a seamless Digital Single Market.Since its inception over thirty years ago, the Single Market has been fundamental to European economic integration and…
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Last update: 30/04/2024

PM² Guide v.3.1 is now available

The Centre of Excellence in Project Management (CoEPM²) of the European Commission announces the latest release of the PM² Guide, version 3.1.This edition introduces a new appendix on Sustainability, Data Protection, IT Security, and UX in project management, addressing key contemporary challenges. The release also includes updates for improved clarity, in line with the continuous effort to maintain a high-quality resource.In relation to the new edition, Mrs Angeliki Chlapani, the Head of Unit responsible for Methodologies at DG DIGIT, stated:'This publication marks yet another small step in…
Open Source Software
Last update: 23/04/2024

ENISA’s new report

The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) is an agency of the European Union dedicated to achieving a high common level of cybersecurity across Europe. ENISA contribues to EU cyber policy, enhances the trustworthiness of ICT products, services and processes with cybersecurity certification schemes, cooperates with Member States and EU bodies, and helps Europe prepare for the cyber challenges of tomorrow.Recently ENISA produced a Report that presents the current state of play of cybersecurity assessments of ICT products and cloud services in the past five years. It also considers the…
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Last update: 02/05/2024

2024 Public Sector Tech Watch “Best Cases Award”

The Public Sector Tech Watch (PSTW) observatory has launched the ‘2024 Best Cases Award’. The award aims to:Generate a virtuous mechanism for sharing the best experiences on the use of emerging…
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Last update: 27/05/2024

So, the public sector has a challenge:

In a recent Café session, stakeholders involved in the GovTech4all initiative delved into the strategies and potential challenges for scouting for innovative startups and solutions that can meet the challenges pitched by the public sector. The GovTech Startup Challenge for innovative procurement is a GovTech4all pilot to test an open innovation process and innovative procurement at a cross border European level. Six local and regional governments have now pitched their challenges and the Open call to find matching startups has begun.Scouting Strategy DefinedAna Lomba, Innovation analyst from…
CollaborationDigital innovation
Last update: 23/05/2024

EU Council renews call for interoperable and digital public sector

In the newly adopted Conclusions on the Future of EU Digital Policy, the European Council ‘invites the European Commission to continue its support for the development of interoperable public digital services and the cross-border interconnection of the infrastructures of public administrations.’ This signifies again an important endorsement from EU Member States to keep prioritizing digital government and interoperability coordination among public administrations in the EU. According to the Council, continued Commission support is necessary in these domains to ‘increase the resilience…
Digital-ready policymaking
Last update: 27/05/2024

Webinar 2/3 Highlights

On May 16, 2024, the webinar "GovTech in Europe: Critical Influencing Factors for Cross-Border GovTech Practices" brought together policymakers, researchers, and industry leaders to explore the landscape of governmental technology across Europe. Hosted by Dr. Gerhard Klassen and Prof. Dr. Björn Niehaves, the event provided insightful presentations on how national policies, market entry challenges, and technological standards impact GovTech initiatives.Highlights from the webinar include:Research Insights: Dr. Klassen and Dr. Niehaves detailed how various European countries are adopting GovTech…
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GovTech Connect

What is GovTech Connect?GovTech Connect is a is a multi-year, cross-border project, created under DG CONNECT of the European Commission, that entails a variety of initiatives convening and mobilising the GovTech…
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Data Europa Academy

The Publications Office of the European Union provides free online learning material on the concept, use, visualisation and management of open data. See the list below for an overview.All e-learning material are on https…

MyGNUHealth

MyGNUHealth uses the latest mobile and desktop technology, such as Kivy framework. MyGNUHealth Personal Health Record is a privacy-oriented PHR, that will put the citizen and the patient in control of her health and…
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Webinar on CPSV-AP

On 20 June 2024 from 13:00 until 14:00 CEST a webinar on CPSV-AP will be held.The Core Public Service Vocabulary Application Profile (CPSV-AP) is a data specification used to harmonise the description of public services…

INFO DAY DIS4SME

Register for the open DIS4SME event, a free online on 24 th of May, from 11:00 to 13:00 CETThe DIS4SME Project, co-funded under the Digital Europe Programme, aims to implement courses on geospatial data interoperability…
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What's Joinup

The Joinup platform is the European Commission's one-stop shop for interoperable, open, and free digital government ICT solutions and an online space for e-Government professionals and enthusiasts to share and learn about digital public services and initiatives.

Joinup covers the hands-on aspects of interoperability.

What's Interoperable Europe

It’s the European Commission’s initiative for a reinforced interoperability policy showcasing news and events about government-related interoperability, along with initiatives and best practices that support the digitalisation of EU public administrations.

Interoperable Europe covers the policy angle of interoperability.