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e GIF

An ambitious, but ultimately unsuccessful, IT project which was meant to erase the minor errors and inconsistencies in information flow from one end of the UK government–public sector organisations scale to the other.

Other goals have included creation of a long-term IT strategy by developing practical standards using stable software and high-quality, well-supported hardware, and provision of support, guidance and toolkits to enable standards that will accommodate and adapt into the future.
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"The e-GIF accreditation of Fiorano opens a new opportunity for Solution providers like Infosys, Wipro, TCS and others to partner with Fiorano and seamlessly deliver high quality solutions to the UK public sector and NHS organizations", said Rajesh Rao, Director - Partner Management, Fiorano Software.
The e-GIF Accreditation Authority accredits organizations for their capability and competence in delivering e-GIF compliant solutions.
The Fiorano SOA platform maps onto the key technical specifications of the interoperability benchmarks of the e-GIF. These are:
E-GIF stands for Electronic Government Integration Framework.
The e-GIF standards are divided into four main areas: iterconnection, data integration, access and content management.
So e-GIF tells local and central government to use internet protocols, use XML, use a browser and follow meta-data standards.