- Countries vary enormously in their overall e-government performance. In technology utilization, the United States has fallen behind countries such as South Korea and Taiwan. The most highly ranked e-government nations in this study are South Korea, Taiwan, the United States, Singapore, Canada, Australia, Germany, Ireland, Dominica, Brazil and Malaysia. At the other end of the spectrum, countries such as Tuvalu, Mauritania, Guinea, Congo, Comoros, Macedonia, Kiribati, Samoa and Tanzania barely have a web presence.
- Across the world, 50 percent of government websites offer services that are fully executable online, up from 28 percent last year. Ninety-six percent of websites this year provide access to publications and 75 percent have links to databases.
- Only 30 percent of government websites show privacy policies and 17 percent have security policies. Visible statements outlining how a website secures visitors’ privacy and security are valuable assets for encouraging people to use e-government services and information. Few global e-government websites offer policy statements dealing with these topics.
- Only 16 percent of government websites have some form of access for disabled persons.
- Only 57 percent of government websites provide foreign language translation to nonnative readers. Eighty percent offer at least some portion of their websites in English.
- Fourteen percent offer the ability to personalize government websites to a visitor’s area of interest, while three percent provide PDA accessibility. E-government offers the potential to bring citizens closer to their governments. Regardless of the type of political system that a country has, the public benefits from interactive
domingo, agosto 24, 2008
quinta-feira, agosto 21, 2008
Portugal em 18º no Mundo e em 5º na União Europeia em 2008, no Relatório da Brown University "Improving Technology Utilization in Electronic Government around the World, 2008"
Está entre o Brunei e o Tonga
No ano passado estávamos em 7º no Mundo e em 2º na Europa neste mesmo ranking, o que foi alvo de inúmeras notícias e elogios
- Parabéns a Portugal pelo 7º lugar em 198 países
- Portugal retoma o topo da Europa após 6 anos de avaliações