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Research Department to Be Established at eGov Jamaica Limited

A Research, Innovation and Product Development Department is be established at eGov Jamaica Limited to explore new technologies and methodologies for e-government services.

eGov is the entity responsible for implementing information and communications technology (ICT) projects across ministries, departments and agencies of the Government of Jamaica.

Its Chief Executive Officer, Maurice Barnes, informed that the new department, slated to come on stream in March, will also be responsible for prototyping new technologies, developing partnerships with educational institutions, tech companies, think thanks and also executing the first Government of Jamaica Hackathon.

A hackathon is a design event in which software developers, graphic designers, project managers, non-programmers and other subject-matter experts collaborate intensively to create ICT solutions.

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