Biden-Harris Win Could Bolster Digital Government

by Tanya Filer After an arduous campaign, the Democrats have won the US presidential election. The win may be a boon for digital government in the US. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris has been a long-time technology advocate in the Senate and California judiciary. Based on her track record, we anticipate a renewed emphasis on digitalisation of the state, and technology …

Bridging the Gap Between Government and Technology

“The question about trust or confidence in technology is one of the most important questions of our time,” says the University of Oxford’s Ciaran Martin. Speaking as part of a Digital Translators event co-hosted by StateUp and University of Cambridge’s Centre for Science and Policy, he suggested that technology as a matter of public discourse is presently poorly understood. Rather …

StateUp at OECD E-Leaders Annual Meeting 2020

Dr. Tanya Filer, Founder and Director of StateUp delivered the keynote presentation at the OECD’s E-Leaders 2020 conference. Tanya discussed how to build a digitally-enabled state during the closing plenary session. She was joined by Siim Sikkut, Chair of the E-Leaders Working Party and Government CIO of Estonia; Elsa Pilichowski, Director, Public Governance at the OECD; Barbara Ubaldi, Digital Government …

Digital Minilateralism: New research from University of Cambridge

The scale of the Covid-19 pandemic has underlined the need for policymakers facing similar, and globally entwined, challenges to be able to learn quickly from peers what has worked – or not – elsewhere. Yet little is understood about how lessons are learned and ideas shared in relation to government technology uptake, use and governance. New research at the Bennett …