Thursday September 29, 2016

EU eGovernment report 2015 is a new study on eGovernment services which shows users are still asked to fill out forms with information already available to the Administration in more than 1/2 the cases.

Online public services are found to be smart in Europe, but could still be smarter.

The 12th eGovernment Benchmark report is the 3rd edition of the measurement made according to the new eGovernment Benchmark Framework 2012-2015. This framework provides for the use of mystery shoppers, i.e. researchers that assess government websites and services by simulating citizen's journeys through them.
(Source: European Union

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in GOVERNMENT INFORMATION on Thursday Sep 29, 2016  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share
Friday September 02, 2016

An interesting article, posted by National Geographic, takes a look at a Twitter bot app that can produced maps of Fantasy Worlds.

(Source: National Geographic)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in MAPS/ATLAS on Friday Sep 02, 2016  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share
Thursday September 01, 2016

Visualizing the state of global Internet connectivity is a map feature, posted by the Atlantic.

According to the State of connectivity (2015) report, compiled by researchers at the Facebook-led,  the number of people using the Internet jumped from 2.9 billion to 3.2 billion in 2015.

These high-level results, however do not show the wide discrepancies between the most developed countries and less developed.

Read more.

(Source: The Atlantic)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in MAPS/ATLAS on Thursday Sep 01, 2016  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share