The Institute of Digital Government at Waseda University in Japan, in cooperation with the International Academy of CIO (IAC) has released the 16th Waseda IAC World Digital Government Rankings Survey 2021, which marks digital transformation in 64 countries/economies.For more information, please click here.
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Holding time Dec. 9, 2021 Holding place Zoom Webinar Holding result In a global society including Japan, we are facing the challenge of transforming ourselves into a new social economy that makes full use of digital technology during COCID-19 pandemic. In Asian countries, IT policies and projects for the new normal are being promoted. In order to mutually understand its developments and to share such IT expertise among Asian countries, CICC held a conference on "National Digital Policies and Projects in the New Normal Era" on December 9, 2021, connecting 9 countries online. In addition to Japan, 6 South East Asian countries (Brunei, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam) […]
A National Private ID Card Let me start off with a casual query. If you encounter a promotional program, run by the Government, that offers cashback worth of lunch-meal for five-to-ten-days period and that with no obligation associated, would you be willing to apply for it?Myself being a “nothing-is-free” believer, I would NOT immediately leap at such chance but rather wait and see if any unexpected situation arises, even though such promotion is run by the Government.Well, observing the penetration progress made thus far on the National ID Card (An Individual Number Card called “My Number Card”) in Japan, I found myself not being left behind but many others think […]