US slips in e‑gov rankings

As reported on GovExec’s Fedblog:

U.S. Leapfrogged in E‑Gov Rankings The United States government has slipped a spot in the world-wide rankings for electronic government compiled by Brown University’s Taubman Center for Public Policy. Researchers analyzed nearly 200 countries to come up with the rankings. The Republic of Korea jumped into first place from 86th last year, while United States dropped from third to fourth. Following Korea are Taiwan and Singapore.

Within the United States, the General Services Administration’s’s portal received the top ranking, followed by the Web sites of the Agriculture and Housing and Urban Development departments.