Learn about e-government, its benefits, and drawbacks. Explore databases, biometrics, and website usability. Gain knowledge in XML and database design for a comprehensive understanding of government accessibility and identification systems.
You can now access government directly through the web. While studying this free course, IT: e-government, you look at the scope of e-government, the databases that are necessary, the use of biometrics in identification and verification of identity, and assess the usability and accessibility of websites.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
Understand the concept of e-government, and the associated benefits and drawbacks
Understand how a relational database differs from a flat database, including the function and construction of a joining table
Understand some of the basic principles of XML
Understand the basic principles of biometric identification and verification systems
Identify suitable entities, attributes and database keys for a simple database design.