Headlines: September 7th, 2001

Deloitte & Touche Management Solutions working with E-Government Solutions, J.D. Edwards and Onyx Software Ltd, has set up a portal that creates a virtual town hall. The portal at www.MyAuthority.co.uk demonstrates what e-government can achieve in practice and includes a range of business processes to improve service quality and create value. They range from e-procurement and planning applications to licensing and council tax payments.Local government conducts approximately 700 different types of transactions with the public and businesses. MyAuthority.co.uk illustrates how many of these transactions can be carried out online, streamlining processes and releasing value that can reduce costs. It provides cultural as well as technical support and the Customer Relations Management System demonstrates the value of capturing data with a customer rather than a function focus.

Deloitte & Touche is the UK’s fastest growing professional services firm. E-Government Solutions has recently been launched in the UK and brings its 10 years experience in designing building and managing solutions for the public sector from the US. Its technology powers the largest installed base of public sector e-procurement systems and runs the world’s largest public sector e-marketplace, including a single marketplace servicing 1100 local government organizations. J.D. Edwards is a leading provider of collaborative solutions for the Internet economy. Onyx Software Corp. is a global supplier of customer relationship management applications.