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Oecd issued a document with Recommendations for the development of management Strategies.

12 august 2014

The document contains 12 guidelines to be taken into account in the development of strategies for Digital Administration by the countries. Its aim is for governments to proceed to its citizens and companies making use of new technologies, widely embedded in society.

On 15 july 2014 the oecd council formally adopted the Recommendations for strategy development Administration Digital, with the aim of bringing the administrations to its citizens and businesses. The document was developed by the group of E-government oecd countries, under the Committee on Governance.
It separates the concepts of E-government Digital and administration. Thus, the report points out, E-government refers to the use of ict to improve the functioning of the administration, while the Digital Administration makes use of digital technologies in a broader sense (mobile technologies, tools, data analysis, etc.) so that the administration provide value to society. The Digital Administration must be integrated into the strategies of modernization of the administrations.
The document contains the following 12 recommendations to take into account by the countries in the development of their governing Strategies:

  1. Include greater transparency, openness and inclusion processes and operations of the administration
  2. Promote the engagement and involvement of partners public, private and civil society as a whole in the development of policies and in the design and delivery of public services
  3. Take root in the public sector a culture based on data
  4. Establish a risk management framework to ensure the safety and preservation of privacy, as well as to take effective security measures
  5. Attract the support and political commitment to the development of strategies for Digital Administration
  6. Ensure the consistent use of digital technologies in the various policy areas and at different levels of Administration
  7. Establish effective organizational frameworks and governance to coordinate the implementation of strategies for Digital Administration at different levels of administration
  8. Strengthening international cooperation with other administrations.
  9. To have clear business models that ensure the sustainability of investments in the implementation of the strategy of Digital Administration
  10. The strengthening of institutional capacities to manage and monitor systematically the implementation of projects to address
  11. Recruiting technology innovation, appropriate for the new.
  12. Ensure that regulatory frameworks, both applicable to sectoral policies, such as cross-cutting, take into account the new opportunities offered by digital technologies.

Finally, it directs the committee of Public Governance, in collaboration with the committee on Economic Policies, the follow-up and monitoring the implementation of these Recommendations in the Member States within a maximum of 3 years.

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