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Directorate-General for Informatics (DIGIT)

Met dank overgenomen van 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


Legislative proposals in negotiation

There are 5 proposals for legislative or other legal instruments of this Directorate-General in negotiations with the Council and the European Parliament.
Date Title
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.
18.01.2013  Interim evaluation of the ISA programme.
Report com(2013)5
16.12.2010  Towards interoperability for European public services.
Communication com(2010)744
29.05.2009  Final evaluation of the implementation of the IDABC programme.
Communication com(2009)247


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