Since digital transformation is regarded as a survival competition in international arena, competition for digital strategies in each country is getting fiercer. In the meantime, Korea ranked first in the OECD Digital Government Index as a result of its global informatization capabilities and government level and is playing a leading role in the international community. This lecture introduces the background in which Korea was able to become a leader in e-government and seeks to understand the direction and the trial and error of e government from the 1970s to the present. In addition, the lecture discusses how the “Korean-Version of the Digital New Deal,” a representative example of Korea’s digital strategy, could promote balanced development not only in the local economy but also in the balanced region as a whole and deal with areas to be considered further.
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Professor Hun Yeong Kwon