IT development for local government's in Estonia Margus Lehesaar Ministry of the Interior Regional- and Local government department
Background 226Local governments in Estonia According to the Republic of Estonia Constitution : Local government's resolve all local issues!
Required to provide local citizen services
- Financing is related to tax income / amount of residents
Background Size and financial capability are very different Different capability to provide public services for citizens Different rules for citizens request public service (up to local government regulations)
Local government capability for IT development According budget, missing of IT personnel, clear understanding central government IT strategy etc: Development of IT systems was different or missed at all NO reasons to develop 226 Information Systems when basic needs for the IS are the same! IT will help provide public services for citizens / grow of citizens involvement in government actions
Ministry of Interior role From 2007 decided it would be Ministry of Interior to take responsibilities helping support local municipalities improve quality and availability of public electronic services!
Ministry of Interior role Collecting needs and requests from municipalities Make Local Governments IT Development Plan for a next 4 years (2008-2011, 2011-2015) Make and perform action plan for next year Will be main lead and executer for a development projects (pilot local governments involved) Support activities…
Projects for Local Governments Examples of the activities from development plan 2008 - Guarantee id-card readers to all LG public offices
Guarantee public wireless internet every LG offices, library, schools etc.
Enable electronic documents management for LG
Help improve LG IT security according national policies
Assure availability of main basic electronic services via state portal
Projects for Local Governments„Unified web portal for local governments“ Localized CMS engine with LG services, based by Liferay.com
Improve information sharing from LG
Doesn't need any php skills from LG
Projects for Local Governments Unified web portal for local governments
Projects for Local Governments Improve Information Security for LG
Common procurement for firewall, router etchw
Started build up security documents according National IT security rules
Obtain software to maintain information assets and keep Document up to date
Personnel training and education
Projects for Local Governments „Improve Information Security for LG“
Projects for Local Governments „Local council Information System“ Web-based application for council decision making and voting Application for publish council documents, regulations etc. Also live/recorded council video broadcasting possibilities E-democracy increasein LG
Projects for Local Governments„Local council Information System“
Projects for Local Governments Started Projects Document management and record GIS solution for municipalities (local planning initiations and publication) BPM environment for municipalities (automatic data flow from central registers and databases).
Projects for Local Governments And now we have to decide what's next: - Local governments IT development plan 2011-2015
Projects for Local Governments All our solutions connected to Estonian government data exchange layer (called X-road) All our solutions connected to governmental registers (depends solutions) All our solutions hosted by private companies ? All our solutions is based by freeware Will be published to www.osor.eu
Estonian central IT architecture!
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