informatize

informatize

(ɪnˈfɔːməˌtaɪz) or

informatise

vb
1. (Economics) (intr) (of a country, region, etc) to undergo the development of an information-based economy on an extensive scale
2. (Economics) (tr) to develop the information industry on an extensive scale in (a country, region, etc)
3. (Communications & Information) to convert (something) into data or information, esp for analysis, processing, or consumption by computers, software, or the internet: You can't informatize it by blogging about it.
[from information + -ize]
informatization, informatisation n
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Reflecting this general historical trajectory and occasioned by various phases of developmental needs, each of the five-year plans in the past decades has given ICT an instrumental and increasingly outstanding position, beginning with the seventh FYP, in 1990, which called for expanding electronics export and prioritizing telecom buildup, and continuing in the ninth FYP, in 2000, with a declaration to turn the electronics industry into a pillar industry and to informatize the Chinese economy, society, and governance; in the 10th FYP, in 2005, with a pledge to accelerate ICT industrial development and to advance informatization; and in the 11th FYP, in 2010, which set the goal of upgrading ICT industries and actively promoting informatization.
This framed the somewhat ill-defined ideas of his Atlantic City speech in terms of the concrete actions and structures that needed to be put in place to informatize the Soviet educational system--a process envisioned as gradual and evolutionary.
In order to introduce ICT for administrative works in general, it is necessary to "informatize" local governments, as most of the important and essential functions and tasks are carried out by municipalities in Japan.
They point out that President Kim Dae Jung had a comprehensive plan to informatize Korea and had a strong interest in e-government, with GePS as the core project.