eGU’s mission is:
‘ensuring that IT supports the business transformation of Government itself so that we can provide better, more efficient, public services.’ The Prime Minister, Tony Blair
The e-Government Unit (eGU) is the largest unit in the Cabinet Office. We are responsible for
The Government published ‘Transformational Government – Enabled by Technology’ in November 2005. The strategy set out how effective use of technology to deliver services designed around the needs of citizens and businesses can make a real difference to people’s lives. This implementation plan describes the actions taken since publication and the tasks to be completed by July 2007.
Recent research published by Directgov points to a new era in the use of the internet that experts are calling the ‘Supersite‘ phenomenon.