Digitalisation Report 2020

NOW FOR TOMORROW
Digitalisation for growth and futureproofing

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Digitalisation is not a technological end in itself, but a driver of growth and futureproofing. The Austrian government's first Digitalisation Report describes the main initiatives and projects that are boosting digital transformation in administration services for society and businesses. It documents no fewer than 125 current projects and initiatives in all departments and shows to what extent Austria's public administration system has already gone digital.

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More growth and jobs and a brighter future

Growth and futureproofing – these are the two main themes of the Digitalisation Report 2020. Find out here all about the projects, strategies and latest data.

NOW for tomorrow

The measures we are taking will build a strong foundation for our economic comeback. By working together to implement them, we will put Austria ahead again.

USING DIGITALISATION FOR A BRIGHTER FUTURE

"Climate protection and digitalisation are the key factors in ensuring a resilient and innovative future for Austria as a business centre."

Climate Protection Minister Leonore Gewessler, BA
ACHIEVING MORE TOGETHER

"It’s vital for the government to have a standardised and efficient IT landscape if we are to have a modern public administration system that is among the best, when compared with European benchmarks."

Secretary General of BMKÖS (Federal Ministry for Arts, Culture, Civil Service and Sport) Eva Wildfel
ACHIEVING MORE TOGETHER

Achieving digital transformation together is the critical success factor for Austria's long-term competitiveness and the state's future capacity to act.

What's inside the report


Going digital safely and efficiently | BKA

The Federal Chancellery (BKA) uses digital tools for modern personnel management, to promote cybersecurity and to press ahead with IT consolidation.

Going online for services, specialists and jobs | BMA

The Federal Ministry of Labour (BMA) is a pioneer in implementing the government's ICT strategy. Both citizens and businesses benefit from faster processes and unbureaucratic support services.

Educating for a digital future | BMBWF

The Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research (BMBWF) is forging ahead with digital transformation in Austria's schools, universities and research centres and is supporting outstanding Austrian initiatives.

Crisis management without borders | BMEIA

The aim of the digitalisation projects of the Federal Ministry of European and International Affairs (BMEIA) is to provide Austrians abroad with the help they need, and important services, quickly.

Digitalisation for wealth creation and futureproofing | BMDW

The flagship digital projects being introduced by the Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs (BMDW) are setting Austria on course to enjoy further growth and wealth creation. Digital transformation is a vital lever for making life easier for businesses and citizens.

The bill for digitalisation adds up | BMF

The Federal Ministry of Finance (BMF) uses digital tools to provide services that save time for citizens and businesses. Fairness in taxation is also even better protected digitally – so that the bill adds up for everyone who pays their taxes honestly.

Going digital for security | BMI

With its digitalisation projects, the Federal Ministry of the Interior (BMI) is boosting security by sharing data online and providing up-to-date training.

Making justice easy | BMJ

The main objectives of the Federal Ministry of Justice (BMJ) in implementing its digitalisation projects are to bring procedures up-to-date and make access to justice easy and secure. This benefits both businesses and private individuals.

The state as a digital role model | BMKÖS

The Federal Ministry for Arts, Culture, Civil Service and Sport (BMKÖS) is pressing ahead with using digital services, shaping digital transformation and making the associated changes to work and life in the federal administration system. It is serving as a role model in many different areas.

Innovative ways forward | BMK

The Federal Ministry for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology (BMK) is responsible for many aspects of life that are important for Austria's future. In all these areas, the BMK has pioneering projects for bringing about digital transformation.

Digitalisation keeps us safe | BMLV

The Austrian armed forces are prioritising the use of digitalisation to strengthen their capability. One example is language training, focusing on the specialist terminology that is relevant to security and the armed forces. Digital systems are also being used to provide information about careers in the armed forces, and up-to-date catering services.

Digital infrastructure and services make for strong regions | BMLRT

Digitalisation is an important instrument for bringing economic strength and a good quality of life to every part of Austria. The Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Regions and Tourism (BMLRT) is responsible for ensuring – through the broadband rollout, digital innovation in agriculture and online services for businesses – that digital transformation brings benefits for the whole country.

Going digital for better healthcare | BMGSPK

In order to maintain and even raise the high standard of Austrian healthcare, the Federal Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection (BMGSPK) is increasingly relying on the latest technologies. The electronic notification system and digital vaccination certificate are two of the main projects.