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Ireland must follow the leaders on tech

Government 3.0 Summit in Croke Park hears how the Irish government is underachieving in the digital space

22nd October, 2017

Robert Watt, Secretary General, Department of Public Expenditure and Reform Pictures: Maura Hickey

The Irish government needs to go digital in more of its administrative systems and adopt technology to make its engagement with the public more efficient. As one of Europe’s top technology hubs, Ireland is a long way behind some of its counterparts in its use of technology.

Speaking at the Government 3.0 Summit in Croke Park, Robert Watt, secretary general in the department of public expenditure and reform, said that Ireland is underachieving...

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