How to a digital identity service that preserves user privacy using zero-knowledge proofs (ZKPs).

Blockchain technology provides a decentralized platform where information can be stored securely and immutably. It also allows for the creation of unique digital identities that can be verified without the need for a central authority. Zero-knowledge proofs are a cryptographic method that enables one party to prove to another party that a statement is true … Read more

Staying Connected to Reality in E-Government: Moving Beyond Spreadsheets and Consultants for Public Sector Managers

Public sector managers have a lot on their plate, and it’s easy to get lost in the data, spreadsheets, and consultants that are supposed to help them make decisions. However, relying solely on these can lead to a distorted view of reality, and managers may find themselves making decisions that are based on information that … Read more

The importance of Minimum Viable Products in delivering Government as a Service

One of the key benefits of developing an MVP is the ability to achieve quick wins in delivering government services. Quick wins are small, tangible improvements that can be delivered quickly, with minimal effort and resources. Quick wins are important because they allow government agencies to demonstrate progress and build momentum towards larger, more complex projects. By delivering quick wins, agencies can build trust and credibility with citizens and stakeholders, and demonstrate their commitment to improving services and information.

Vital Records Management: Why Birth, Death and Marriages are vital?

In many Pacific Island countries, where resources are limited, accurate data on births, deaths, and marriages can be difficult and costly to capture, store and analyse. This is especially true when the data is captured manually using paper based systems as opposed to digitally. This tends to be a time-consuming, inefficient process and puts a lot of pressure on staff who are responsible for processing the applications, leading to delays and errors in the recording and management of these vital records.