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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