Date Added: May 2011
Cloud computing helps improve E-government execution effectiveness and create new business opportunities. Cloud computing is an evolution of web based internet application and describes a new supplement, consumption, and delivery model for IT and ICT services based on the Internet. It enables sharing of resources and costs across a large pool of users while providing on-demand services with dynamic scalability. This paper takes a close look at global trend and studies global practices of e-government projects and strategies. This so-called the "Next generation Internet" in e-government makes use of the advancements in IT and GIS to improve the policy efficiency, effectiveness and knowledge management. Taiwan's government has targeted cloud computing as the focus of both e-government and industry development for further advance its technologies and applications.