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Outline for Overcoming Weaknesses

Outline for Overcoming Weaknesses Outline for Overcoming Weaknesses (Obstacles, Strategies)
Obstacles Strategies
Need for inter-governmental cooperation Established government-wide promotion system
Difficulty in integrating user inputs for providing a user-friendly service Activated user input at the initial developmental stage
Digital Divide Well-developed infrastructure

Established the Government-wide Promotion System

Operated an e-Government Special Committee as a top taskforce for building e-government (Jan. 2001 ~ Jan. 2003)
  • Strong inter-governmental initiative
    • The Committee assumed full management of e-Government projects
    • The President himself assessed the progress of projects directly through the committee
  • Joint efforts by officials and private sector specialists in the Committee
    • Public: Vice-ministers planning and budgeting
    • Private: Specialists applying new ICT
  • 11 projects for e-Government under the principle of Selection and Concentration
    • KONEPS is one of the projects: including government-wide civil service, education, national finance, tax, social insurance, integrated personnel management
Prior to the establishment of KONEPS
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Top budgetary priority for e-Government Top budgetary priority for e-Government (Fiscal Year, e-Government Projects(Budget, Change), Party in charge(Budget, Change))
Fiscal Year 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
e-Government Projects Budget (million US$) 223 271 333 420 489
Change(%) - 21.3 23.0 25.9 16.6
Party in charge Budget (million US$) 90,283 98,065 106,087 119,418 124,966
Change(%) - 8.6 8.2 12.6 4.6

Integration of User Input

Best practice of collaboration
  • Established the board of KONEPS development with 9 organizations under the e-Government Special Committee
  • A totally of 90 organizations and businesses participating as a user or institutions linked with KONEPS
    • Operated as advisory committees, trial boards, workshop members and so on
Extension of use with PR

Continuous practical training of users - Built nation-wide education system including regional offices and outsourced institutions

  • Persuading users to promote voluntary use
    • No more red tape, no more corruption, no more wasted time

Well-Developed Infrastructure

Bridged the Digital Divide among different regions and companies
  • Ranked first in terms of Internet connection
    • 31 million Internet users (70% of the population), 11 million households with broadband Internet subscribers (75%)
  • A totally of 90 organizations and businesses participating as a user or institutions linked with KONEPS
    • Operated as advisory committees, trial boards, workshop members and so on
Encouraged technology development of e-Commerce by legislating and revising laws
  • Digital Signature Act (Feb. 1999), Framework Act on e-Commerce (Feb. 1999), Electronic Promotion Act on Administration Processes for the Establishment of an e-Government (March, 2001)