ODE Updates: Volume V

| 28 February 2022

A WEF article by Prof. S. Rajagopalan, President, MOSIP and Keyzom Ngodup Massally, Head of Digital Public Goods, UNDP, captures five early insights for using digital public goods (DPGs) to forge better and more inclusive societies.

The 24th National Conference on e-Governance 2021 was held in Hyderabad this year, and the ‘Hyderabad Declaration’ on e-Governance was adopted. The declaration included a focus on implementing national level public digital platforms with open, interoperable architecture.

An ET Government article by Anand Trivedi, Director, DMEO, NITI Aayog highlights the Union Budget’s emphasis on the creation of Open Digital Ecosystems (ODEs), while reflecting on how the ODE vision can transform the contours of e-governance.

Hemendra Mathur and Varad Pande recommend an ODE approach to make technology work for India’s small farmer through defined protocols and architecture and a demonstration of use cases, in this article for CNBC TV18.

In a Mint op-ed titled ‘The value and vulnerability of centralized data storage,’ Rahul Matthan, Partner, Trilegal, fleshes out issues related to data storage for building digital infrastructure by highlighting the pros and cons of both centralized and federated databases.