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Directorate-General for Informatics (DIGIT)

Source: Europa Nu.

This Directorate-General plays a coordinating role in the development of information technology and ICT systems for the European Commission. The DG offers innovative tools and solutions to enable the Commission to manage and deliver European policies more effectively and efficiently.

The main tasks are:

  • Provide the EC, and whenever appropriate other European Institutions and bodies, with high quality and innovative:
    • Workplace solutions: creating new ways of working and collaboration for staff;
    • Business solutions: delivering information systems supporting rationalised business processes within the framework of the corporate IT Governance strategy;
    • Infrastructure solutions: providing reliable, cost-effective and secure infrastructure and services;
    • Effective solutions: aligning IT investments with business priorities, facilitating relationships with their strategic partners, balancing risk with business value for the Institution
  • Support the modernisation of public administrations by promoting and facilitating interoperability so that European public administrations can work seamlessly together across boundaries – Interoperability solutions
 

1.

Legislative proposals in negotiation

There are 8 proposals for legislative or other legal instruments of this Directorate-General in negotiations with the Council and the European Parliament.
Date Title
23.03.2017  European Interoperability Framework - Implementation Strategy.
Communication com(2017)134
 
23.03.2017  Revision of the European Interoperability Framework - Analysis accompanying the document: European Interoperability Framework - Implementation Strategy.
swd(2017)112
 
23.03.2017  Revision European Interoperability Framework - Synopsis report of the consultation activities to the document: European Interoperability Framework - Implementation ...
swd(2017)113
 
01.09.2016  Results of the final evaluation of the ISA programme.
Report com(2016)550
 
01.09.2016  EC Staff document on the final evaluation of the ISA programme to the document: Council on the results of the final evaluation of the ISA programme.
swd(2016)279
 

2.

Legislation currently being implemented

There are 1 laws or other legal instruments of the Council and the European Parliament, previously proposed by this Directorate-General, which are currently being implemented by the member states.
Date Title
26.06.2014  Programme on interoperability solutions for European public administrations, businesses and citizens (ISA2) Interoperability as a means for modernising the public sector.
Decision com(2014)367