GovTech in Latin America / GovTech en América Latina

English (español abajo) Digital Government units across Latin America are making strides in serving citizens through digitisation, and achieving international recognition for their efforts. Yet they also face major challenges, including recruiting and retaining technological talent. To build and maintain digital transformation agendas that meet citizens’ needs, governments must harness opportunities to work with innovative GovTech providers, whether to rationalise …

How governments can engage digital resources to manage their Covid-19 response

By Tanya Filer & Riley Kaminer From literature to manufacturing, crisis and creativity have often gone hand-in-hand. Lauded inventions, such as radar technologies and the Turing machine used to decipher secret codes, emerged from the collective existential threat of World War II. In recent years, we have seen existing technologies innovatively repurposed to tackle major public crises. Whenminers were trapped …

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Digital Government in 2020

What should governments prioritise for their digital government agenda in 2020? In a recent ‘wishlist’ in NS Tech, Tanya Filer and other leading experts set out their wishes for UK Government (and beyond) in 2020. At StateUp, we chose: Deciding what digital ‘success’ looks like, and measuring and evaluating for it Clear metrics can help to set ambitious whole-of-government strategy, and to …