Digital Economy:Policies Exchange and Development for SMEs
"Promotion of e-government is one of the three main objectives of E-Europe 2005 in addition to facilitating access to the Internet (especially broadband interconnectivity) and fostering the development of a dynamic and competitive business environment in Europe. According to the eEurope 2005 Action Plan, European governments should have modern on-line public services that are interactive, accessible to all and offered on multiple platforms by 2005. While e-Europe focuses on increasing connectivity, it also emphasises improving and building knowledge, facilitating the exchange of experience, good practice and demonstration projects, as well as in learning lessons from failures. It is in this area in which governments can and will play a major role, in particular in providing public sector information (PSI)."