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- EU eGovernment Economics Project (eGEP), Economic Model, 31 May 2006
“This Economic Study aims at assessing the impact of the introduction of ICT in the Public Sector (PS) on the Public Sector itself and on society.” Copyright eGovernment Unit, DG Information Society, European Commission.
- EU eGovernment Economics Project (eGEP), Expenditure Study, 15 May 2006
This study examines the importance of eGovernment expenditure by public administrations as part of an overall measure of the net benefits of eGovernment services. Copyright eGovernment Unit, DG Information Society, European Commission.
- UK Government IT Spending Forecast, Kable Direct
This spreadsheet extrapolates from an estimate of UK public sector expenditure on ICT in 2009 to forecast possible expenditure up to 2018
- Communication on the Role of European Standardisation in the Framework of European Policies and Legislation (COM(2004) 674 final)
“Standards can help to create and ensure interoperability and hence contribute to avoid the fragmentation of markets.“
- Presentation on the UK IT Market & Economy by Lars Lindstedt, Microsoft UK Ltd.
This presentation from the Bournemouth Software Entrepreneurship Faculty Workshop examines how the UK IT Market may develop between 2007 and 2011.
- It’s ours: Why we, not Government, must own our data, Liam Maxwell, Center for Policy Studies
This paper examines the future use of IT by the UK Government.
- Information and Communications for Development 2009: Extending Reach and Increasing Impact
This publication by the World Bank takes an in-depth look at how ICT is impacting economic growth. The data section includes at-a-glance tables for 150 economies of the latest available data on ICT sector performance. Performance measures for access, affordability and applications in government and business are also introduced.
- “Digital Europe – Europe's Fast Track to Economic Recovery”, speech by Viviane Reding, EU Commissioner for Telecoms and Media
In this speech, Viviane Reding explores the impact that ICT can have on economic recovery.
- Christine Zhen-Wei Qiang, World Bank Report, July 2009: “Broadband Infrastructure Investment in Stimulus Packages: Relevance for Developing Countries”
This note provides a summary of broadband initiatives of selected OECD countries recently launched during the economic downturn and indicates that “for every 10-percentage point increase in the penetration of broadband services, there is an increase in economic growth of 1.3 percentage points.
- HM Treasury Operational Efficiency Programme (OEP) Report, May 2009-10-19
The Operational Efficiency Programme, which was launched by the Chief Secretary to the UK Treasury on 3 July 2008 looks at achieving greater efficiency in a number of cross-cutting areas including in back office operations and IT where a possible 20 to 25 percent annual reduction in costs has been identified.
- Digital Britain Report, Final Report, June 2009
This report offers a strategic view of the ICT sector in Britain and a programme of action aimed at maximising the impact of new digital technologies on economic growth.