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The Federal Computing Centre (BRZ) is the IT service provider and market-leading e-government partner of the Austrian federal administration.

BRZ News

  • 10.08.2015New Euritas member from Germany

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    Since 2007, Euritas is the voice and network of public ICT service providers within Europe. The association is welcoming a new member from Germany: The Federal Office of Administration (Bundesverwaltungsamt, BVA) in Cologne. Euritas is now comprising 12 members from 7 European countries. read more

  • 06.07.2015Award for Austrian eGovernment project

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    The Austrian online family allowance application is the winner of this year’s eGovernment-Wettbewerb (eGovernment Competition), which took place in Berlin on 24 June. read more

  • 25.06.2015A Digital Single Market for Europe

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    The Internet and digital technologies are transforming our world – in every walk of life and in every line of business. But public administrations and private companies do not benefit from it yet. Therefore the European Commission is planning a common digital market. read more

  • 30.04.2015Big Data in public administration

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    The Austrian Federal Computing Centre (BRZ) has been working intensively on Big Data. The findings from market research, events and from various conversations with customers and partners are now available in the form of an executive summary. Among other things, it shows applicable possible uses in public administration. read more

  • 30.03.2015BRZ welcomes a delegation from Prague

    A delegation from Prague visiting the BRZ headquater

    A study trip led an exalted delegation from Prague and Vice Minister Lukáš Wagenknecht of the Czech Ministry of Finance to the BRZ offices. One focus was put on the topic "Federal budget accounting", as the Czech government is planning to implement a similar system. read more

  • 23.02.2015IT Trends 2015 - What can we expect?

    IT trends for the year 2015

    Every year numerous reports appear in the media, dealing with current IT trends. With excitement the top 10 analysis, led by Gartner, one of the most well-known market research companies in the IT industry, but also of IDC are expected. read more

  • 28.01.2015Digital Agenda for Europe

    Digital Agenda for Europe

    The Digital Agenda for Europe (DAE) aims to reboot Europe's economy and help Europe's citizens and businesses to get the most out of digital technologies. It is the first of seven flagship initiatives under Europe 2020, the EU's strategy to deliver smart sustainable and inclusive growth.  read more


    The members of the BFÜ forum at the BRZ offices

    The management executive forum (BFÜ forum) is an actively used communication platform for operators of electronic record files. Managers from Austria, Germany and Switzerland got together at the BRZ offices to exchange their experiences. read more

  • 22.12.2014Cloud for Europe launches tender for public sector cloud innovation

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    The Cloud for Europe project today announces the publication of the tender for the joint pre-commercial procurement (Joint PCP) for research and development on cloud computing services for public administrations. The purpose is to research and demonstrate solutions to overcome obstacles for the adoption of cloud computing by the public sector.  read more

  • 09.12.2014Protect data and use data

    BRZ sypmosium "Brave new world of data"

    How will Big Data turn to Smart Data in the public administration? The possibilities and the use of big data for an efficient and citizen-friendly administration were presented at the BRZ symposium “Brave new world of data”. read more