Government going online has a lot of implications for its citizens and the administration at large. For starters, the government gets to render better services to its citizens and cultivates an atmosphere of friendliness and open participation from all the citizens who get to access all the services being provided by the government.
The government also gets to better monitor the delivery of services to all its citizens like the online handling of its functions means that more and more people get to reach the services of the government and the government has a better handle on everything that takes place under its watch. A good government will never ignore its citizens but work to ensure that all the services are within the reach of the people and the people get to access these services without any distractions or restrictions getting in the way.
The government gets to be more effective in this way and the online rendering of services makes more people move to modern platforms where they simply make use of information to reach for the services of the government and get what they need to be done ready in good time.
The government also does away with the need for physical visits from the citizens as all they require is internet access and the websites that have been made available by the government for interacting with the government, providing and accessing information from the government not to forget giving information that the government needs to use in order to render the best services and be the best administrator of the populace.
The government has to be more effective in its service delivery and with the online provision of services, the customers can easily reach these services and as such, they do not have to wait in order to get something from the government and in other cases, they will not need to go for the traditional queues that were known to be very ineffective in proper governments.
The use of online services for modern government also makes it possible to render these services in real-time and the government gets to deal with a lot more citizens in the same instance thanks to the use of information to render services to the citizens.
The citizens will also have done away with the need to keep visiting government offices when they are following up on a matter that pertains to them as all they need to do is visit the relevant website or web application that has been set up for them to use and here they will get all the services and information they need in order to make better use of the government.
Open governance that makes use of the internet means that early adoption of the government resources by new legal citizens is made possible as they are also keen users of internet services and the government services that are within their reach are something they will come to love and appreciate thanks to its efficiency and ease of use.