First phase of UAE e-government project underway
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Finance and IBM Middle East have signed a contract for the implementation of the first phase of the federal e-government project. During the first phase of the project, IBM will be responsible for evaluating the readiness of various ministries for the introduction and implementation of e-Government services.
The IBM team will also be responsible for prioritizing various initiatives, including the identification of specific target performance measures for the successful implementation of various phases of the project, evaluation of technical infrastructure requirements required to support the e-Government initiatives, defining essential policies and procedures required to support the e-Government initiative and developing a comprehensive blueprint which will allow the Federal e-Government Steering Committee to monitor the successful implementation of various phases of the e-Government project.
The first phase of the federal e-government project will be followed by subsequent implementation phases, which will cover the provision of the required infrastructure, as well as the development and implementation of systems identified within the UAE Federal e-Government blueprint. — (menareport.com)
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