DIGITEC Newsletter November 2017

Published: November 2017

The Tech sessions by DIGITEC took place over two days in October, in Brussels and Luxembourg. Check out the video highlights and read the articles in this newsletter to learn more about the sessions and other projects by ITEC and DIGIT.

DIGITEC Tech Sessions: exchanging IT knowledge in the EU institutions

DIGITEC Tech Sessions: exchanging IT knowledge in the EU institutions

Inspired by the success of the DIGITEC 2016 event, the DIGITEC tech sessions took place on 12 and 20 October, in Brussels and Luxembourg respectively. The events were dedicated to technical sessions targeted to IT colleagues. The focus was on IT projects from the European Parliament and the European Commission, their technical development, and implementation.
Towards an Inter-institutional Register of Delegated Acts: a real life example of close collaboration between institutions

Towards an Inter-institutional Register of Delegated Acts: a real life example of close collaboration between institutions

The project aimed at creating an Interinstitutional Register of Delegated Acts is a real life example of close cooperation between institutions, with Commission, Parliament, and Council working together to improve the preparation and adoption of delegated acts. The platform will increase transparency for all stakeholders.
More digital accessibility in the EU institutions

More digital accessibility in the EU institutions

Digital accessibility enables all people, including those with disabilities, to access electronic resources (including web pages, software, mobile devices, e-readers, etc.) and communications. In the tech sessions events, colleagues from the Parliament’s DG TRAD presented their efforts to make the web applications used in-house more accessible. So what guidelines and principles should you follow for a universal design for all?
European Commission, the Digital Workplace

European Commission, the Digital Workplace

”Provide staff the right IT tools, platforms and services, enabling them to work and collaborate anywhere, anytime with a fit-for-purpose security and optimizing their work experience and productivity”. That is the main aim of the ‘Digital Workplace strategy’, launched by DIGIT in the context of the Synergies and Efficiencies Review. But what does it mean in practice?
ASTRA: a framework for the evolution and maintenance of IT applications

ASTRA: a framework for the evolution and maintenance of IT applications

Digital accessibility enables all people, including those with disabilities, to access electronic resources (including web pages, software, mobile devices, e-readers, etc.) and communications. In the tech sessions events, colleagues from the Parliament’s DG TRAD presented their efforts to make the web applications used in-house more accessible. So what guidelines and principles should you follow for a universal design for all?
Connecting Europe with Building Blocks

Connecting Europe with Building Blocks

The Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) programme is funding a set of reusable Digital Service Infrastructures (DSI), known as building blocks. CEF building blocks offer basic capabilities that can be reused in any European project to facilitate the delivery of digital public services. Read more on the five building blocks that are already in place.