* "Time is money" says IT 'czar' * really http://www.mof.gov.cy/mof/DITS/dits.nsf/All/FD17EC35B29B8AF4C225791100310C3C?OpenDocument Financial Mirror Finance Minister
The new plan, agreed at the weekly Cabinet meeting on Thursday, is part of the e-Cooperation programme developed by the government's
Cabinet staff must complete their transition from hand-written documents and notes to fully digitised by
Besides, TYP's mission is clear; it aims "to plan, develop, implement, manage and maintain the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) systems which modernise the functioning of the public sector with a goal to improve services offered to the public, increase productivity and efficiency, decrease operational costs, save time and resources." "This is proof that 'time is money' as the saying goes," explained TYP Director
"We have provided government and other public services with the necessary tools and now allow them to communicate faster and more efficiently. After all, one of the quickest ways to exit a state of crisis, as
Agrotis added that not only will other departments be forced to embrace the digital age in order to submit the relevant documentation for any given process, but it will also improve efficiencies and the productivity of the individuals.
"Ideally, we might soon also see the introduction of the 'work-from-home' approach by many people who may be absent on leave or sick but need to pass on the necessary information," he said.
The Cabinet's digitisation plan is part of President
This means that all Cabinet decisions and the relevant 'paperwork' and supporting documents (proposals, notes, reports, etc.) will now be accessible by every minister, any time and from anywhere.
The Secretariat of the
The full list of e-Government services is available at: All that remains now is for TYP to update the content of its website, for which the would be more than glad to assist.
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