The project of Slovak information society would benefit from evading two extremities. The first one is the threat of chaos, the other one are the symptoms of stupor. We can successfully progress and evade either the first or the second option only if we don’t lie to ourselves and work as professionals. Presentation names the risks that are permanently present in the demanding project of eGovernment development; many of them have come true in the past. It will also demonstrate on specific examples that negative risk impacts can be either eliminated or at least mitigated.