With most people of the western world owning smart devices, there are increasing pressures from governments to have online based systems and in particular, with mobile applications. There are a few governments around the world that have started to take their services on-line and mobile. Below are a quick list of a few governments that have taken services mobile:
The Department of Human Services in Australia, have taken their entire Medicare, Childcare and Centrelink systems online. The system also has full mobile capabilities as well. Users can download mobile apps and submit claims, update information and much more, without lifting the phone or going to a service center.
Arkansas State Government
The Arkansas app, called Gov2Go, is designed to serve as a citizen’s personal digital government assistant, according to a news release from NIC. The app will keep track of government deadlines in a personalized calendar and allow the user to set reminders for property tax payments, vehicle registration renewals and other services. Additionally for the first time, NIC or eGov have taken the Gov2Go system to the Apple and Samsung smart watches!
One agency in the Finnish Government has taken their monetary system (welfare system) completely online. Citizens can now access their information from a web portal or mobile application (Apple and Android).
As many more governments turn to online and subsequently mobile applications, one company leading the way in regards to this transition. eGovernment Services has helped many governements transition to online and is widely known for ‘creating’ this industry more than 20 years ago. This is reflected in the services slogan ‘passion drives future eGovernment innovation’.
eGov or NIC brings online transactions to governments, businesses and citizens to aid in convenience, productivity and security.
Feel free to head over to the eGov website.