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ICTs: e-government

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www.....gov.uk You can now access government directly through the web. E-government in action. While studying this free course, ICTs: e-government, you look at the scope of e-government, the databases that are necessary, the use of biometrics in identification and verification of identity and assess the usability and accessibility of websites.

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand the concept of e-government, and the associated benefits and drawbacks
  • understand how a relational database differs from a flat database, including the function and construction of a joining table
  • understand some of the basic principles of XML
  • understand the basic principles of biometric identification and verification systems
  • identify suitable entities, attributes and database keys for a simple database design.

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ICTs: e-government

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Many governments across the world are moving towards the use of information communication technologies (ICTs) to allow citizens to access information and services. This course introduces you to e-government. You will look at the scope of e-government, the databases that are necessary, the use of biometrics in identification and verification of identity and assess the useability and accessibility of websites.

This OpenLearn course provides a sample of level 1 study in Computing & IT [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)]

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