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Agency for e-Government development in Uruguay
The Agency for e-Government development of Uruguay promotes the widest access of all people to ICT; the acquisition of skills and knowledge based on the best use of ICT in order to achieve greater social integration and better preparing young people for the future; provides innovative solutions to improve services and quality of care that is given to society, simplifies procedures and processes; and provides user support regarding consultations and initiatives related to the areas of competence of the Agency. It also strengthens links with academia, civil society and international organizations with similar purposes; Issues and proposes policies, rules and standards; enhances the synergy between state and businesses; and promotes the development of national software.
The Uruguayan E-Government Platform has the general goal of enabling and promoting the development of e-government services in Uruguay. The platform, which follows a joined-up approach, consists of an Interoperability Platform and a set of Crosscutting Services. It implements a service-oriented architecture, leveraging the Web Services technology, to expose, use and combine government functionality implemented by public agencies. The platform is a key enabler for developing a joined-up e-government approach in Uruguay.