Competence Center for Public IT (in German)
Founded in 2013
Competence Center for Public IT (in German)oeffentliche-it.de
The Kompetenzzentrum Öffentliche IT (Competence Center for Public IT, ÖFIT) at the Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems is a contact point and think tank for issues of digitalisation in the public sphere. They follow a holistic approach that considers technical, social, legal, and economic aspects and factors. They highlight issues of the increasing digitalisation of society and provide policy recommendations for decision-makers in politics, administration and civil society. ÖFIT is funded by the German Federal Ministry of the Interior. ÖFIT also publishes the German Digitalization Index (in German).