Involving think tanks and holding 10-year evaluations, the country will be better equipped to face disasters and pandemics in the future.
For Jun Mukoyama's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
Japan must take action to ensure its future digital agency doesn't get lost under the rest of the government's apparatus.
The country's new digital agency must take a lead in forming Japan’s data infrastructure and global data rule-making, while benefiting the people.
In a country of fax machines and fragmented central administration, Suga's vision of a digital agency looks hard to achieve.
Governments that have worked effectively to roll out apps and artificial intelligence for the social good are set to come out on top.