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GovTech Glossary

GovTech Glossary contains definitions of key terms, concepts, and acronyms commonly found in the GovTech Maturity Index (GTMI) online survey. Read on or download PDF version to learn about the essential terms and meanings. 

Last Updated: Feb 28, 2022

AIArtificial Intelligence (AI) refers to the cognitive ability of machine agents that mimics human cognition in processing information and executing tasks for which the machine agent is trained.
APIApplication Programming Interface (API) denotes an intermediary format employed to permit networking, communication and integration of computers and (application) software or programs. Open data portals can either be manually updated or automatically updated via APIs.