State falls short in 60% of e-government projects

Almost 60 per cent of technology projects given priority status by the government three years ago have yet to be implemented, were not finished on time or have been scrapped.

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Ian Kehoe

15th October, 2005

Almost 60 per cent of technology projects given priority status by the government three years ago have yet to be implemented, were not finished on time or have been scrapped.

Just 29 out of 70 flagship e-government projects have been finished on schedule, despite significant government investment into a host of technology systems, according to analysis conducted by The Sunday Business Post.

In 2002, the government published the strategy document New Connection, outlining what e-government services should be...

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