What is government digital transformation? For the Inter-American Development Bank, Government digital transformation is the change in corporate culture, organizational models, methods, and processes that takes advantage of information and communication technologies (ICT) to enable public institutions to meet the needs of citizens and businesses in an efficient, transparent, … [Read more...] about What are the 5 axes of government digital transformation ?
Having data is important for decision-making and especially for making good decisions. This may seem obvious, but it was not always so. Nowadays, data is everywhere, in great volume and variety, and serves to guide our actions in countless activities. It is part of our daily lives. And governments are no strangers to this context. The abundance of data has led States to … [Read more...] about 5 Lessons Learned from Open Data Workshops in Latin America and the Caribbean
One of the most common questions in times of pandemic has been: how to cope with constant uncertainty? This is because uncertainty makes it difficult to plan our lives, to manage our finances, it makes harder to have future job prospects, and even creates mental health challenges. At the macroeconomic level, uncertainty hinders the decision-making process for governments, can … [Read more...] about Maneuvering uncertainty: Nowcasting to improve decision making in a crisis
Digital transformation is no longer a choice. The pandemic has highlighted disparities among countries, including their ability to adapt public service delivery in response to the unforeseen shutdown of economic activities around the world and the increased needs for governmental support by citizens. At the heart of this lies a key lesson – digital transformation is no longer a … [Read more...] about Digitalizing public service delivery in Haiti: challenges and opportunities
One of the most powerful ways for Latin-America and the Caribbean (LAC) to leapfrog into the future is digital transformation. It is important to understand, however, that “transformation” is really the operative word. It is not simply about buying software or digitizing processes. Rather, digital transformation implies a profound change in the way of doing business, accessing … [Read more...] about Good digitalization does not happen on its own: it requires good human decisions