Governments increasingly using emerging technologies: report | Lanka Business Online

Feb 14, 2017 (LBO) – Governments are increasingly incorporating emerging technologies to improve public services, according to a report presented at the recent World Government Summit in Dubai.

The Best Government Emerging Technologies report says several countries are now exploring “emerging technologies to provide government services more efficiently, effectively and have proven results.”

Specifically, the report considered areas such as artificial intelligence, blockchain and distributed ledgers, citizen engagement & analytics, cloud and high performance computing, nanotechnology, new manufacturing, robotics & space, smart platforms, and the virtual world.

For instance, Estonia, a leader in the area of e-Government, is using blockchain for record management systems.

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