Files on this theme
The ‘NL DIGIbeter’ Digital Government Agenda was launched on 13 July 2018. This Agenda is part of the Dutch Digitalisation Strategy, and focuses on the digital government for citizens and businesses. The cabinet wants everyone to be able to join in and profit from the developments.
RADIO (Rijksacademie voor Digitalisering en Informatisering Overheid, the Governmental Academy for Digitalisation and Computerisation of the Government) was set up towards the end of 2017 to help improve the quality of IT-based work in governmental organisations. It aims to give civil servants insight, experience and expertise in the fields of digitalisation and computerization, so that they are equipped to view IT as a part of their job. RADIO does this by allowing civil servants to develop, exchange knowledge and gain hands-on experience. The trainings will not only be conducted in a class setting, but also take the shape of webinars, e-learning or blended learning.
The research agenda Information society and Government 2018 has as its purpose to construct a knowledge base, of which the several policy-driven processes initiated by the Directorate Information Society and Government (DI&O) can avail themselves.
Rijk aan Informatie
The programme Rijk aan Informatie (which roughly translates in English as ‘The Government Rich with Information’) helps to make the central government’s information management ready for the future. It is important to do so, as digitalization leads to an enormous surge in the amount of available information and sources. At the same time, there is an ever-growing demand from society to make information public (parliamentary questions and Disclosure of Decision-making Act applications).
Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland (Netherlands Enterprise Agency)
The government strives for an excellent business climate. To stimulate this, the ministries define policies. The ‘Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland’ (RVO), or Netherlands Enterprise Agency, carries out the task of implementing these policies. Entrepreneurs in the Netherlands can turn to the RVO with questions and queries concerning sustainable, agricultural, innovative, and international entrepreneurship. The RVO offers services such as information and advice, financial schemes, rules and regulations, networking, and assistance in finding business partners.