Posts Tagged: eGovernment

Impact Assessment support study on emerging issues of data ownership, interoperability, (re)usability and access to data, and liability

The main objective of the project is to provide evidence and analysis for the EU Free Flow of Data Initiative, as announced in the DSM. More specifically, the study will inform the European Commission’s (EC) Impact Assessment concerning the emerging issues of data ownership, interoperability, (re)-usability and access to data, and liability. Current problems will be assessed, followed by an analysis and comparison of the impacts of different policy options.

Open eGovernment Services: selection of Case Studies for Cost Benefit Analysis – Progress Webinar on 16th of May 2016

We are delighted to invite you to the Progress Webinar of the Open eGovernment Services Study.  The European Commission has launched in August 2015 a new study devoted to the analysis of the new generation of Open eGovernment Services. The study is aimed to provide a robust and shared definition of Open eGovernment Services, assess… Read more »

Launch of the Survey on Open eGovernment Services


The study team on Open eGovernment Services (OGS) has launched today a consultation aimed at outsourcing perception and ideas on how the public sector should innovate to enable Open eGovernment Services. Open eGovernment Services display open, collaborative and co-production features. Citizens, businesses or NGOs using IT technologies can cooperate with the public sector in the… Read more »

Open Evidence on the Smart City Expo WORLD CONGRESS


Open Evidence participated as Exhibitor at the 4YFN, the business platform for digital startups, on the Smart City Expo World Congress held from 17-19 November 2015 in Barcelona. Open Evidence was selected as a showcase startup at the 4YFN Village, located at the heart of the Smart City Expo World Congress, where we could engage… Read more »

Open Government Services

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The study on the new generation of eGovernment services has been launched in August 2015 by the European Commission in order to provide an analysis of the new generation of Open eGovernment Services as well as of how the public sector can become an agent of innovation.

Webinar: Key findings from Co-designing GIPO platform workshop – open discussion panel

The next GIPO webinar “Key findings from Co-designing GIPO platform workshop – open discussion panel” will take place on 1st July, 15:30 – 16:30 CEST (13:30 – 14:30 UTC). The workshop “Co-designing GIPO platform” took place in Sofia on the 4th June. Over 40 participants attended and took part in three workshop sessions led by keynote speakers, where… Read more »

Co-designing the GIPO platform – 1st live workshop on Global Internet Policy Observatory

The first interactive workshop on Global Internet Policy Observatory under the title: Co-designing the GIPO platform will take place in Sofia, on 4th June 2015 during EuroDIG 2015: Shaping the internet together conference. The Co-designing the GIPO platform workshop is an invitation for open discussion and collaboration on the technological developments of the platform during three working sessions on specific issues… Read more »

Check the progress of the Startup Manifesto implementation in the EU!


We are pleased to announce that the latest web-supported policy tool – the Startup Manifesto Policy Tracker – created by Open Evidence in cooperation with the Lisbon Council, is public and ready for your comments! The Startup Manifesto Policy Tracker translates recommendations of the Startup Manifesto into easy-to-track policy indicators that enable an on-going review… Read more »

Help us develop the Global Internet Policy Observatory!

The first webinar of the Global Internet Policy Observatory “Introduction to Global Internet Policy Observatory online platform” will take place on 30th April at 14:00 – 15:00 CET. In April 2015 the website of the Project that will help to build the Global Internet Policy Observatory (GIPO) initiative of the European Commission (DG CONNECT) is being launched…. Read more »

OE/IDC policy brief on data-intensive government

In the context of our study with IDC on the EU data market, we have recently published a short report on the implications of big data for government (downloadable here). Here’s a summary of content: Big data already plays an important role in government by delivering better public services and supporting more effective policies. Potential… Read more »

Our article on Government 2.0 published in Telecommunications Policy


On 20 May 2014 Telecommunications Policy published “Collaborative approaches to public sector innovation: A scoping study”, conducted a.o. by Katarzyna Szkuta and David Osimo from Open Evidence. The article explores on the meaning of collaboratively delivering online public services, the success factors as based on the cases subject to the study, as well as the… Read more »

In-depth contextual analysis of the 2012 eGovernment benchmark


In light of the eGovernment benchmarking exercise of 2012, the objective of the study is to perform in-depth analysis of the data collected in the 2012 eGovernment benchmarking exercise in order to obtain relevant insights on the state of eGovernment in Europe in the context of current EU eGovernment policy, and to produce a coherent narrative showcasing and interpreting those insights.

eGovernment impact measurement benchlearning study

Supporting the application of the eGEP Measurement Framework as the key measuring tool for measuring the impact of eGovernment services in Greece, benchlearning pilots were conducted to measure the impacts in terms of efficiency and administrative burden reduction for citizens and businesses of online tax services.

Benchmarking online public services: to develop and improve the eGovernment indicators, Lot 2

This was the second edition of the three years project and focussed on developing indicators to measure the availability and take up of public eProcurement. Instrumental to this work, an institutional mapping of the main procurement players and of the institutional and regulatory bases for public procurement in 27 EU countries was developed.

eGovernment Economics Project (eGEP)

eGEP has been the first EC financed ground breaking study going beyond the benchmarking of services available online and aiming at the measurement of concrete impacts and outcomes.