Penza region goes down from 21 to 66 position in rating of information system development in regions
Penza, 15 October 2017. PenzaNews. The Penza region, which in the end of the year 2015 had occupied 21st position in the rating of information society development in the regions, went gown to 66th position. This is evidenced by data provided by the Ministry of Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation.
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Previously, 58 factors with seven sub-indexes had been used when ranking the regions of Russia, while the current approach includes assessment on the basis of 120 factors with 17 sub-indexes.
In particular, the level of development of special information systems such as the GIS (Geographical Information System) "Kontingent", USAIS (Unified State Automated Information System), "System-112" and others was taken into account. Priority sub-indexes included e-government, information, communications technologies in education, healthcare and transportation systems.
In 2017, the leaders of the rating are Moscow, the Tyumen region, and Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug.
The top-10 also includes Tatarstan, the Tula and Novosibirsk regions, Bashkotorstan, Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, the Tomsk and Chelyabinsk regions, as well as Crimea, Chechnya, and the Jewish Autonomous Oblast.
During the meeting on information system development in the regions, a special notice was made of the regions that had managed to significantly improve their positions in the rating by implementing one of the two strategies – thanks to development of projects of great weight or due to their even implementation in all spheres.
Those regions that chose the first way of the development were represented by Bashkortostan, Mordovia, Tatarstan, the Kursk and Tomsk regions. In particular, the emphasis was made on the development of information and communications technologies system, transfer of state services to an e-mode, introduction of information systems for distance learning, electronic means of fare payment and online monitoring of traffic.
The second strategy was chosen by Udmurtia, the Tula, Chelyabinsk, Ulyanovsk, and Rostov regions, the website of the expert centre of e-government reports.