Overhaul for e-gov Web sites

The Government is overhauling its Web sites in a bid to make information and services more accessible to the public.

The Government is overhauling its Web sites in a bid to make information and services more accessible to the public.

The cyber spring-clean will see all government departments classifying information in the same way. In addition, the performance of the search engines used by the public will be improved by the addition of more comprehensive meta data to each site.

A public consultation on the Web shake-up, spearheaded by the Office of the E-envoy, closed earlier this month. It decreed that information will be grouped under a list of common government categories, such as business and industry, health nutrition and care.

The category list is a key plank of the E-government Metadata standard.

Government IT managers will have to ensure that their sites are tagged with relevant meta data - key words such as a document's subject matter - and conform with the proposed standard for government terms.

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