This Industry encompasses a wide breath of activity from Central and
Local Government and on to Defence operations. In all these categories
the Internet is having an impact and Governments are increasingly aware
of the risks of being left behind in the race to improve service and control
Central Governments have the responsibility to provide
leadership and efficiency in their interpretation and implementation of
the law. Departments chartered with this responsibility are recognising
the efficiencies and capabilities for improvement made possible by the power
of Internet applications. They must ensure that the political masters can
meet citizen's expectations in closing the digital divide, which could otherwise
It is surprising to some to realise how important
the Internet has become in helping a nations defence force achieve its goals.
Whether at HQ or Operational level, whether in the classroom or supply chain,
the power of an efficient and versatile infrastructure is continuing to
make it's mark.
Democratic countries have a desire to provide a level
of local service which is customer facing and which delivers on the Politicians
promise of improved accessibility and quality. Today these services can
be enhanced and made interactively accessible through the power of the Internet
and the implementation of an e-strategy.