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Re: Restarting W3C eGov Meetings and Roadmap

From: Holm, Jeanne M (1760) <jeanne.m.holm@jpl.nasa.gov>
Date: Sun, 24 Jun 2012 20:28:09 +0000
To: Valayer Clémentine <clementine.valayer@trasysgroup.com>, "paoladimaio10@googlemail.com" <paoladimaio10@googlemail.com>, "eGov IG (Public)" <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CC0CC628.A99DD%Jeanne.M.Holm@jpl.nasa.gov>
Clementine--

Thanks so much.  This is very helpful.  Do you (or others) know if these
findings are still relatively true or have things either expanded or held
back?

--Jeanne

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On 6/22/12 5:07 AM, "Valayer Clémentine"
<clementine.valayer@trasysgroup.com> wrote:

>Dear all,
>
>*Here is a benchmarking report on the state of eGovernment in Europe, at
>the Member State level. [Digitizing Public Services in Europe: Putting
>ambition into action - 9th Benchmark Measurement | December 2010]
>http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/newsroom/cf/item-detail-dae.cfm?it
>em_id=6537 
>*The main activities of eGovernment in Spain are at the MINISTERIO DE
>HACIENDA Y ADMINISTRACIONES PUBLICAS, as an example: the technical
>interoperability standards case study
>http://www.epractice.eu/en/cases/eninti .
>
>*At the EU level, there are of course any initiatives, main ones being:
>-The eGovernment Action Plan,
>http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/activities/egovernment/action_plan
>_2011_2015/index_en.htm
>-The ISA workprogramme (Interoperability Solutions for EU Public
>Administrations) http://ec.europa.eu/isa/
>C
>
>-----------------------------------------------
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>& Organisation
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>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: paoladimaio10@gmail.com [mailto:paoladimaio10@gmail.com] On Behalf
>Of Paola Di Maio
>Sent: 22 June 2012 13:43
>To: Holm, Jeanne M (1760)
>Cc: eGov IG (Public)
>Subject: Re: Restarting W3C eGov Meetings and Roadmap
>
>Jane and all
>
>additional thought:
>
>I presume the work being done here is intended to be of global reach,
>ie,applicable in principle to any country
>
>Having studied how egov knowledge domain is developing worldwide (the
>scope of W3C), I notice two easily identifiable poles:
>
>1. local jurisdictions/legislation .  national /regional boundaries seem
>to shape what is happening in egov for example, EU vs USA etc. But there
>are subregions, EU is not an even landscape, and presume the USA is not
>either. From a research viewpoint, may be interesting to map these
>jurisdictions.I am currently in Spain and the public administration I
>have spoken so far have never heard of eGovernment.. I wonder what is
>happening in other parts of the world.
>
>2. language/information channels -  the majority of work in PA is done in
>the local language, there seems to be a lot of asymmetry between the
>lexical /conceptual heritage in egov knowlege domain, depending i what
>language one is working, also different knowledge sets.
>A suggestion here may be that an egov shared vocab if adopted, should be
>translated also in local languages, therefore, would be nice to have
>local representatives from each jurisdiction participate in this WG
>
>cheers
>
>PDM
>
>
>
>
>On Fri, Jun 22, 2012 at 11:53 AM, Paola Di Maio <paola.dimaio@gmail.com>
>wrote:
>> Dear Jeanne
>>
>> thanks for the update
>>
>> good to see a plan ahead, I ll aim to contribute when possible to this
>> interesting work
>>
>> Skimmed through your mail and links, Just a couple of points:
>>>
>>> First, we will be resuming the meetings for the W3C eGov Interest
>>>Group.
>>> Based on your responses to the survey, we will have a meeting every
>>> two weeks, with differing times to best reach your time zones:
>>
>> what survey? - could find no link or is it an older one?
>>
>>
>>> We have published the draft roadmap document to the wiki at
>>> http://www.w3.org/egov/wiki. We welcome your comments and
>>> suggestions.
>>
>> 1. the link to definition, does not redirect to a definition , as far
>> as I can see at my end (but good that there is a plan to evaluate the
>> definition)
>>
>> 2. Any meaningful discussion, for example to address mechanics and
>> value proposition is constrained (ontologically) by the definitions
>> adopted, therefore I must insist on the suggestion that we need to
>> agree with a definition first, and the definition should be 'valid'
>> and functional to the purpose of e-government in the true sense.
>>
>> 3. define some general vocabulary. Again, this is a recurring thing,
>> but the terminology/concepts that we adopt are likely to shape
>> discourse. for example, not just the definition of egov.
>>
>> For example, I do not object to the word  'citizenry' , but I wonder
>> if we all use it in the same way. In the light of modern and
>> democratic constitutions that eGov emanates from (from what I
>> understand)  citizens are sovereign , therefore citizenry can be a
>> synonym of sovereignty Is this what is intended as 'citizenry' in the
>> charter
>>
>>
>> A bit nitpicking perhaps, but thats what i understand you are
>> soliciting as feedback,
>>
>> Thank you, best
>>
>> PDM
>
>
>
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