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9.12.2020
Mobile ID is the Winner of Radio Slovakia Prize at 2020 ITAPA Congress

This year, the 2020 ITAPA Congress, in cooperation with RTVS, awarded again the most innovative and useful projects in the field of IT and digitalisation of society. Since 2014, this largest Slovak IT conference has included the Radio Slovakia Award, in which listeners can determine which of the submitted projects they consider the best. Projects competing for the prize include IT projects that focus on people, make their lives easier and make services more available, as well as projects that use technology to support the development of communities, society and […]

Mobile ID is the Winner of Radio Slovakia Prize at 2020 ITAPA Congress
1.11.2020
mID – Municipal Office in Your Mobile

In an effort to increase the use of electronic services of local governments, DEUS (Data Centre for Electronisation of Local Governments) is launching a mobile application called mID, that enables citizens to communicate with local governments online. The mID application cooperates with the DCOM information system, thus it is accessible to more than 2,100 municipalities. For citizens, entrepreneurs and municipalities involved in the DCOM project, the application is free of charge. The aim of the project was to create a mobile ID in order to enable official matters to be […]

mID – Municipal Office in Your Mobile
8.4.2020
PosAm, Microsoft and ZMOS (Association of Towns and Communities of Slovakia) have joined forces and provided remote teamwork technologies for municipalities

PosAm and Microsoft responded to ZMOS’ call and gave a helping hand to Slovak municipalities and towns in a difficult situation related to the spread of COVID-19. This cooperation has helped to remove the barriers that have arisen after people were forced to swap their workplaces for their homes. We believe that modern technologies can start a new method of teamwork, which will allow Slovak municipalities and cities to continue to work effectively. The Microsoft Teams collaboration tool has been made available for thousands of employees in 2,930 municipalities in […]

PosAm, Microsoft and ZMOS (Association of Towns and Communities of Slovakia) have joined forces and provided remote teamwork technologies for municipalities
16.1.2019
As part of the TOOP project, we are helping to create IT architecture for the European Single Digital Gateway initiative

The EU Single Digital Gateway Regulation (SDGR), which is a Europe-wide legal act, requires the Member States and countries of the European Community to provide citizens and businesses with access to 21 digitized administrative procedures in a safe and convenient way by 2023. These are, for example, application for a birth certificate, registration of a vehicle, commencement of a business, or filing a tax return for corporate income tax. These services must be fully online and must comply with “The Once-Only Principle” across all the countries of the EU. Therefore, […]

As part of the TOOP project, we are helping to create IT architecture for the European Single Digital Gateway initiative
24.11.2017
We have contributed to higher transparency in Moldovan Local Government

The Moldovan localbudgets.viitorul.org web portal, which is similar to the Slovak www.hospodarenieobci.sk portal, focuses on the financial management of municipalities, providing detailed information on the financial management of all towns and villages of the Republic of Moldova. The project aims to raise awareness about the financial health of municipalities in Moldova, thus increasing the pressure on efficient implementation of fiscal decentralization and strengthening its importance for sustainable local and regional development. The portal enables users to display the profiles of individual towns, villages and districts, as well as all towns […]

We have contributed to higher transparency in Moldovan Local Government
3.7.2017
Slovakia is the world leader in the budgeting of public finances

The history of BIS started in 1996. Until then, the Ministry of Finance (MF) SR was budgeting in the classic manner with paper, pencils and erasers. How did the need to change this arise? In addition to the classics you mentioned they already had Excel software available. It was done by writing on paper sheets and then copying into tables on the computer. They used Excel to check the accuracy of results. However, these procedures were unsustainable in the long term. At that time, we had already been using a […]

Slovakia is the world leader in the budgeting of public finances
26.4.2017
The new version of the Rozpočet.sk portal has introduced a number of novelties

The new version of the Rozpočet.sk portal contains several significant novelties and improvements. Along with detailed information about current amounts of incomes and expenditures in budget headings, you may also find here data about other public administration entities, such as Sociálna poisťovňa (the Social Insurance Agency), state medical facilities or Národná diaľničná spoločnosť (the National Motorway Company) and also about local governments, down to the level of individual towns and municipalities. It is possible to see any figures also retrospectively. Third parties may have access to open data from the […]

The new version of the Rozpočet.sk portal has introduced a number of novelties
The Once Only Principle should be applied throughout the whole of Europe

An initial meeting of consortium representatives of the TOOP (The Once Only Principle) project from 21 European countries took place in Tallinn, Estonia´s capital, at the end of January. This project was initiated by the European Commission on 1 January 2017 within the Horizon 2020 programme in order to ensure implementation of “The Once Only Principle”. The TOOP project is part of the EU eGovernment Action Plan 2016-2020 and will contribute towards increasing the efficiency of the Digital Single Market. The goal of TOOP is to allow cross-border cooperation among […]

The Once Only Principle should be applied throughout the whole of Europe
DCOM – inspiration for eGovernment in Macedonia

Data Centre of Towns and Villages (DCOM) provides regional and local government in Slovakia with a comprehensive package of IT services that unburdens them from IT issues, while also letting them provide electronic services to citizens and businesses. Thanks to the solution on the latest cloud technology, electronic services became accessible to even the smallest villages. The project is unique not just in Slovakia in terms of its scope, technical solution, financial model, cost effectiveness and overall success. Representatives of the Macedonian government who are looking for ways to improve […]

DCOM – inspiration for eGovernment in Macedonia

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