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  • UAE’s Etihad ESCO joins MORO Hub’s Smart Cities Command and Control Centre

    Etihad Energy Services (Etihad ESCO) will join Moro Hub’s newly launched state-of-the-art Smart Cities Command and Control Centre following an agreement signed by both organisations, which was witnessed by DEWA MD and CEO Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer.

    Etihad ESCO will now benefit from Moro Hub’s world class digital, cloud and secured services while bringing its expertise in measurement and verification, energy monitoring and management and facility management.

  • UAE’s m-Government initiative ‘progressing well and on track’

    With the mobile government initiative in the UAE completing a year, authorities from the private sector, federal and local entities are working hand-in-hand to make the Smart Government more efficient.

    His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, announced the initiative on May 22, 2013, to provide services to people round-the-clock through a single log-in and wherever they are.

  • UAEpedia, online services planned

    An encyclopaedia of Emirati culture and a system allowing access to government services using Emirates ID cards are parts of a Dh150 million online project announced yesterday. UAEpedia will be managed and updated by volunteers, like the website Wikipedia, and will be launched in Arabic with an English version to follow.

    It was revealed as part of the Telecommunication Regulatory Authority's (TRA) federal eGovernment strategy and is expected to be completed in 2014.

  • UAI: Dubai Police joins Dubai eGovernment's AskDubai platform

    Dubai Police has joined Dubai eGovernment's AskDubai contact centre to provide round-the-clock access to information on 34 key services through multiple channels.

    Dubai Police is the fifth government department to move to the AskDubai platform for providing more dynamic and interactive communication channels to the public.

  • UAQ Ruler issues law establishing e-Government in the Emirate

    His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mu'alla, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Umm Al Qaiwain has issued local law No. 5 of 2013, pertaining to the establishment of the "e-Government in the Emirate".

    The law stipulates that it will be entitled "Establishing e-government administration in the Emirate of Umm Al Quwain".

  • UN eGovernment representative tours the UAE federal portal and ministries' websites

    The United Nations' eGovernment representative - Richard Kerby, Senior Inter-Regional Adviser, Division for Public Administration and Development Management / United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, (DPADM/UNDESA) recently visited UAE on an eGovernment assessment mission to explore the revamped portal of the UAE Federal Government (www.government.ae).

    During his visit, Kerby also toured the portals of some key ministries: Ministry of Social Affairs, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Labour, Ministry of Education, and Emirates Identity Authority.

  • UN rep't gives UAE top rating in Middle East & Africa for e-gov't readiness

    A recent United Nations e-government report has ranked the UAE as the top performer in e-government readiness in the Middle East and Africa region, followed by Bahrain, Turkey, Cyprus, Jordan, Lebanon and Qatar.
  • United Arab Emirates Identity Card to be tied to residency

    The Emirates Identity Card will be required for residents to renew their residency visas in the UAE, a senior official has said.

    The Emirates Identity Authority (EIDA) will begin to introduce the requirement gradually in the coming months, starting from the
northern emirates and moving across the country.

    Around six million residents have yet to register their details with the authority, and the deadline is December 2010.

  • USA: Agencies see the gain—and pain—of EVM

    Earned-value management is becoming more than just a measurement of compliance with the President’s Management Agenda. Once in place, EVM systems can help agencies struggling with over-budget, behind-schedule IT projects, officials say.

    That doesn’t mean implementing EVM has been or will be easy, as a new report released earlier this month concluded. Many agencies likely will not meet the Office of Management and Budget’s August directive to have an EVM management plan in place by the end of the year, according to a survey of 109 federal executives, sponsored by Primavera Systems Inc. of Bala Cynwyd, Pa.

  • USA: Alaska’s medical centers go online to diagnose strokes

    Physicians racing to rescue patients exhibiting signs of stroke from long-term disabilities or death now have a new telemedicine weapon in their arsenal to stop the fourth leading cause of death in Alaska.

    The remote evaluation of acute ischemic, or REACH, stroke diagnosis and evaluation system, introduced in early May by Providence Alaska Medical Center, allows a neurologist based in the Anchorage hospital to see and evaluate patients in Soldotna, Seward, Valdez, Kodiak, Juneau and Homer via a laptop computer.

  • USA: Centers for Disease Control & Prevention Launches New Home Page and Other Web Site Improvements

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today unveiled a new look for the home page and major topic pages of its Web site. The changes are designed to make it easier for people to find health information and resources quickly. The CDC Web site address is www.cdc.gov.

    The redesigned site has an improved layout, a more powerful search engine, and other features to help people locate needed health and science information more efficiently. The CDC Web site averages nine million visits a month, with an average of 37 million pages viewed monthly.

  • USA: DHS focuses on single biometric ID card, reader

    The Homeland Security Department is working to help develop a single biometric card and reader that can handle multiple requirements for secure border crossings, Secretary Michael Chertoff said at a travel conference today.

    The goal is to harmonize the upcoming People Access Security Service card, known as PASS, for frequent border crossers with existing trusted traveler programs for Canadians, Mexicans and truck drivers, he said in his prepared remarks.

  • USA: E-gov scores fall into the red

    Four agencies have fallen behind in how they use their enterprise architectures, according to the latest e-government scores on the President’s Management Agenda (PMA) scorecard.

    The Smithsonian Institution’s overall score plunged the farthest, falling from green to red in the quarterly report on agency progress in meeting the five areas of the PMA. Along with the Smithsonian, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), the Office of Personnel Management and the Small Business Administration earned red scores.

  • USA: Government Customer Service: No Longer an Oxymoron?

    Many government agencies have grasped the need to move beyond the first e-government initiatives they deployed, such as self-service or dynamic Web pages. "That is the one channel citizens expect the government to have mastered. Now it is recognized there is a need for the government to be flexible in its technology approach to meet peoples' needs," said Accenture's David Roberts.

    Next year, when taxpayers call the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for help answering questions as they fill out a return, they will know how many minutes they will have to wait on hold before they can speak with an agent.

  • USA: Michigan Releases Shared Data Center RFI

    Michigan has formally launched an initiative to build a massive new data center that will provide cloud computing services to state agencies, cities, counties and schools across the state.

    The Michigan Department of Information Technology (MDIT) -- in conjunction with the state's Department of Treasury and Department of Management and Budget -- issued a request for information (RFI) Jan. 7 seeking industry feedback on forming a public-private partnership to build and operate the facility.

  • USA: N.Y. e-health group drives roots into state HIE economy

    State e-health collaboratives across the country are gearing to submit their operational plans for the health information exchange (HIE) portion of the federal stimulus funds under the HITECH Act. New York eHealth collaborative is no exception, but it finds itself at a critical juncture.

    With a new executive director leading the not-for-profit corporation, NYeC is at an "important crossroads" for what its next steps will be, according to Carol Raphael, its board chairwoman.

  • USA: OPM preparing online learning contract

    The Office of Personnel Management by early March will release a request for proposals for online training services for its E-Learning e-government project.

    The multiple award indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract will feature nine service categories and have one base year with four one-year options. E-Learning is one of five Quicksilver projects OPM is managing.

  • USA: Tarrant County records increase in early tax payments

    Boosted by better economic times and streamlined payment methods, Tarrant County's property tax collections soared past $100 million in the largest-ever collection for the October-through-December period, Tax Assessor-Collector Betsy Price said Tuesday.
  • USA: Telemedicine program tested in Minnesota

    Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota’s 10,000 employees and family members are part of a new pilot program testing the insurer’s Online Care Anywhere program. The program is designed to allow patients access to medical care from home or work via computer or phone.

    “Online Care Anywhere is a dynamic new tool that can be used to make health care less costly and more convenient for consumers,” Pat Geraghty, president and chief executive officer of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross), said in a prepared statement.

  • USA: Texas bill would replace vehicle inspection stickers with RFID tags

    Privacy experts have concerns about the proposal

    A Texas legislator has filed a bill that would, in part, call for the state to replace vehicle inspection stickers with radio frequency identification (RFID) tags, otherwise known as transponders.

    But the idea doesn't sit well with some privacy experts.

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