Once a beacon for e-government, U.S. fails to make top 10 in latest U.N. global report
Fifteen years ago, the United States was the undisputed leader in the evolving world of e-government, where online transactions with government were seen as a powerful engine for improving public services.
A new United Nations report shows just how much other nations around the globe have risen up and surpassed the United States in delivering on that vision.
Denmark, Australia, Republic of Korea, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Sweden, Finland, Singapore, New Zealand, France and Japan all rank higher than the U.S. in their overall use of information and communications technologies to deliver public services, according to the latest global assessment of 193 U.N. member states.
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