In a world where information and communication technologies (ICT) are fast becoming ubiquitous and indispensable, the ICT industry has a crucial enabling role in social, economic and human development.
This study, commissioned by the UK National Audit Office, gives an overview of the introduction of single farm payments in Germany. This research details the specifics of the German payment system and the process of implementation.
The European Commission has attempted to provide a structural solution to the current lack of medicinal products for paediatrics by drafting a regulation; this report describes its economic, social, sustainable, and environmental impacts.
Examines the progress being made by central government bodies towards delivering services to meet the needs of diverse customers in the six recognised areas of diversity: disability; gender; race; religion and belief; age; and sexual orientation.
Explores whether and how e-FOIA is affecting (or expected to affect) U.S. federal agency procedures, with special attention to the implications of e-FOIA for interactions with citizens and private-sector organizations, to inform the Dutch government's preparation of legislative measures to incorporate an 'e' component into its Act to Promote Open Government (Wet openbaarheid van bestuur, or WOB).
While the vulnerabilities of traditional, paper records are well understood and can be mitigated by procedures and techniques developed over the centuries, the new vulnerabilities of digital records are not yet fully appreciated or comprehended.
Commissioned by the UK Ministry of Defence, the aim was to critically review the Smart Procurement draft and associated documents in order to strengthen the final products and their subsequent implementation.
Director, Innovation and Technology Policy, RAND Europe
Joanna Chataway directs RAND Europe's Innovation and Technology team. She has more than 20 years of research and consultancy experience in the areas of innovation and social and economic development—particularly in the analysis and evaluation of investment in research and innovation and…
Jennifer Rubin is vice president of RAND Europe and director of the division's Communities, Safety & Justice research programme. Rubin's research and current interests include comparative analyses of levels of intolerance in Western Europe across countries and over time, developing…