Monday, January 30, 2006
In Advance of the Government Leaders Forum, Microsoft Outlines a Worldwide Public Services and eGovernment Strategy
In Advance of the Government Leaders Forum, Microsoft Outlines a Worldwide Public Services and eGovernment Strategy: The strategy aims at reducing the cost burden of red tape through technology.: "Today, in anticipation of the Microsoft Government Leaders Forum (GLF) Europe 2006, Microsoft Corp. outlined a worldwide Public Services and eGovernment Strategy that will provide governments with the prescriptive guidance and technology to focus on a seamless service delivery for citizens through technology. The strategy and solutions are designed to enable governments at all levels to reduce the cost burden of “red tape” and allow increased technology adoption to stimulate economic productivity. Government sources have estimated productivity losses in the area of £100 billion in the U.K., €400 billion across the EU-25, $17 billion in Australia and $843 billion in the U.S., per annum."