Twenty years on, Japan government’s digital ambitions still stuck in piles of paper

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TOKYO — Two decades after Japan rolled out an ambitious plan to go digital, the COVID-19 crisis has exposed the government’s deeply rooted technological shortcomings as ministries remain stuck in a paper-driven culture that experts say is hurting productivity. While Tokyo has made “digital transformation” its main policy plank this year, the switch may not […]


eGovt Solutions donates software to help Governments provide critical unemployment services during COVID-19 crisis

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According to USA Today, Americans are struggling just to start the process of applying for unemployment, as overwhelmed state computer and phone systems have been under siege by an unprecedented 10 million Americans – and counting – seeking assistance all at once after losing their jobs during the coronavirus pandemic. In Michigan, where unemployment claims […]