Just a case Situation Analysis of a sample district Baitadi in Nepal for it’s local eGovernance: SWOT Analysis of Local eGovernance in Nepal
For references, let’s have a look at the eGovernment eServices as listed in Nepal Government Official Portal and compare the situation analysis for a sample district Baitadi in Western region of Nepal.
It is quite interesting to learn about your work habits, even more interesting when you have visualization of your emails, activities and log of work you perform everyday. In this article, I am tempting to perform analysis of emails, activities and log of Gmail or Google Mail (including Google Apps for Work Email) – since I use Google Apps for my personal domain, there is an extensive log available for every activities performed under the Google signed in account. Continue reading →
e-Government, also known as Electronic Government or Digital Government – the act called as e-Governance, has become very common terminology now a days. However, there are so many different views and definitions of e-Government (also written as eG0vernment, correspondingly eGovernance.) Whatever the differences in views from different people but it is the approach in converting every government activities in digital form and providing these activities in terms of services tot he citizens or stakeholders. What is e-Government is what you just know all about e-Governance.
However, getting thru the official definitions of e-Government is rather important despite the commanality of this system is to provide services to its stakeholders with the proper use of ICT and related technological services. Here, we provide the official and working definition of e-Government from the United Nations, the European Union and the World Bank.
Cloud is NOW everywhere. Not recently that it was possible to run a full WordPress blog or a CMS website directly from a Cloud based solution, as cloud were simply referred to as storage options only, say for example hosting only media and static files of your WordPress site, this limitation however have been lifted up far or more from many of the industry-leading cloud service providers. The good news is Cloud Computing now provides various resources to host your entire WordPress blog assets not only the static assets (like in CDN approach) – the WordPress blog entirely in the cloud – Google Cloud or the Amazon S3. Read our honest explanation of Cloud Computing if you’re haven’t already.
This article will guide thru utilizing Google Cloud Platform and Amazon S3 storage to run WordPress blog or site. Do note that, deploying WordPress blog directly onto the Google Cloud or S3 is a little bit tricky unlike with Windows Azure, or other supported Cloud services. Any WordPress or dynamic Websites and many CMS can be seamlessly deployed and run directly from cloud storage of Google & Amazon S3 with OblakSoft’s Yapixx. Link or freshly install your existing WordPress blog with Microsoft Azure Cloud, read our comprehensive guide. Continue reading →
No doubt WordPress is the number #1 publishing platform right now, and addressing your blog reader aptly is right at your arms – speed, contents & responsiveness. This articles, as a part of cloud computing application, covers a fundamental step by step guide to run WordPress or other popular CMS on Microsoft’s new cloud platform called Azure.
Once you are ready with a Windows Azure account that has the Windows Azure Web Sites feature enabled, you can complete this tutorial. So, with this information handy let’s proceed to create your WordPress based blog on the cloud or even move your traditionally hosted WordPress blog to the cloud.
Ever tried to understand cloudat its best and the simplest possible way? Or some people like getting into cloud computing details, as explaining cloud computing to kids or first timers aka novice users; or as funny as Indian Minister explaining cloud computing in this video. Too often we end up at fuzzy meaning of Cloud Computing & what that really mean. It must be sponsored advertorials and videos explaining cloud computing at their favor and delivering them too complicated, otherwise, too worthless for general people. And this is still happening.
Sometimes, I still get stuck with cloud, is it a hype? Is cloud killing small businesses? Is cloud meant only for big and large enterprise organizations? Maybe I don’t have an honest answer to these questions, I definitely have honest way to explain this big things in IT now – the cloud. So what the hell is cloud computing.
How many tabs are opened in your Internet browser right now? Well for me, it’s 17 in Firefox ver 21.0. I’m writing this post from one of those 17 tabs in Firefox – the only browser which is opened right now in my Windows 8 machine. So far so good, but I expect sudden crash of this awesome browser. Yes, confession that it is still awesome, and I love Firefox more than Google Chrome and Microsoft Internet Explorer. Part time mood changers are Opera, Maxthon and Safari browsers, each of which have their own flavor of surfing. Sadly, in this article I’m writing about why I’m quitting Firefox to be all time IE user, there is no alternative for me since I’m now a full time Windows 8 user with all my Workstations, and personal portable devices being Win 8 and Firefox not being in those favor at least for now.
No matter whether you are related with some educational institutes in a way or the other, no matter how often you visit some university’s website, probably the first thing that comes to your mind is the navigation. Too often universities websites are well known for bad navigation and complex user interface (UI) design with too much of stuff everywhere and that particular information you want to look for is always very difficult to find. Most of us enter a university site aiming to find some specific information, sadly we end up in searching it with something else information. That’s where a good university website should stand like a superhero.
The Information System (IS) rule should be simple, maximum 2 to 3 clicks and your information is there. Let’s explore what makes a good university website (or a web portal in broader sense) and what a good university website must have from common sense point of view – seriously giving no focus on achieving greater efficiency in serving and enrolling new students by advertising unnecessarily. Continue reading →
There might be many reasons why your need your own digital identity. Digital identity in terms of your blog or site representing as you in the entire cyberspace. If you have a WordPress blog or site, you can use the URL of your blog as a digital identity, the usage might be many including OpenID appreciation which allows you to log in to sites that support OpenID. Basically, OpenID is an open standard that allows users to authenticate to websites without having to create a new password.
Digital identity is a psychological identity that prevails in the domains of cyberspace, and is defined as a set of data that uniquely describes a person or a thing (sometimes referred to as subject or entity) and contains information about the subject’s relationships to other entities ~ Wikipedia
It’s not a buzz. It’s a necessity. It’s what third world nations should thrive to live in the next generation of communication world. The context is the World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT) being held in Dubai now, December 3 -14. The conference has been largely both criticized and at the same time admired with the huge participation of representative members from many nations, which brings in the brain stroming over the current ITR binding of the global treaty for the telcos industry including the Internet.
I've been helping Nepal Government implement their e-Governance framework and ICT4D need for better e-Service delivery since 2014.
And, rest of the time I help businesses grow by bringing their target customers via the power of Social Media and Knowledge Management (the then SEO).