Digital Reinvention addresses citizens expectation - Canadian Government Executive
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May 24, 2018

Digital Reinvention addresses citizens expectation

The time is now to radically rethink operations, processes, and culture that make up the business of government.

Citizens are embracing technology as it rapidly changes. The experience that they are receiving from this adoption has created an expectation that they are looking for their government to meet.

This demand from citizens is pushing governments to create personalized experiences for services similar to what citizens are getting through traditional means like shopping online. They expect and want the same convenient experience they enjoy in this digital age from their governments. But governments are struggling to meet this expectation.

To provide such a service, digitalizing existing processes, especially in this age when leaders are required to produce more value with limited budgets and protect against the threat of cyber, is not enough. The time is now to radically rethink operations, processes, and culture that make up the business of government.

To do so, a digital reinvention is needed. This creates the capability to address the moving target of rising citizen expectations and address the following:

Improve citizen interactions and engagement for greater trust in government
Improve the decision making of civil servants for maximum impact and leaner operations
Attract and retain the workforce of the future

To learn more about this digital reinvention, IBM has created a new white paper on how to get started.

Download the white paper here.

About this author

Marcello Sukhdeo

Marcello is responsible for content strategy for Canadian Government Executive, IT in Canada Online and WRLWND and also is the host of WRLWND Radio. An avid technology enthusiast, he has worked on content leadership strategies for a number of industries including the public sector, life science, technology and defence.

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