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|Revolutionizing the Interaction between State and Citizens through Digital Communications
Sam B. Edwards, III, Diogo Santos.
Networked communication technologies have drastically changed the relationship between States and their citizens. This fundamental shift has eased civilians’ ability to access information and organize groups like never before, creating the need to re-examine existing theories.
Emerging Issues and Prospects in African E-Government
Inderjeet Singh Sodhi.
Efforts have been made toward the application of electronic government in the developing world, yet questions of how to best implement governance systems and address concerns from officials and citizens alike remain to be answered.
Emerging Issues and Prospects in African E-Government explores...
Governometrics and Technological Innovation for Public Policy Design and Precision
Sangeeta Sharma, Pankaj Nagar, Inderjeet Singh Sodhi.
In recent years, government officials have been able to formulate more accurate policies through statistical application. By utilizing quantitative and statistical methods in policy making, governometrics ensures excellence in governmental performance and helps the future of policy...
Design, Development, and Use of Secure Electronic Voting Systems
Dimitrios Zissis, Dimitrios Lekkas.
In modern electoral processes, Information and Communication Technologies play a crucial role, whether used in voter registration, ballot casting, or processing of results. Securing these systems is a necessary step in ensuring the fairness of the democratic process.
Design, Development, and Use of...
Digital Access and E-Government: Perspectives from Developing and Emerging Countries
Peter Mazebe II Mothataesi Sebina, Kgomotso H. Moahi, Kelvin Joseph Bwalya.
Access to government information faces many roadblocks in developing and emerging economies due to lack of appropriate legal frameworks and other requisite information laws. However, there is hope that many countries are now recognizing the importance of providing access to public information...
A Semantic-Enabled Framework for E-Government Systems Development
Jean Vincent Fonou-Dombeu, Magda Huisman.
The ultimate goal of e-Governance is to reach the stage of seamless service delivery in one-stop e-Government. This raises the engineering issues of integration, reusability, maintenance, and interoperability of autonomous e-Government systems of government departments and agencies. Therefore...
Design Principles for Public Sector Information and Communication Technologies
Liam Church, Maria Moloney.
This chapter addresses the design challenge of providing Information and Communication Technology(ies) ICT(s) systems for public e-Service provision. Public sector services differ qualitatively from private sector services in that they aim to provide not just value for money but also public value....
An Agile and Modular Approach for Developing Ontologies
Baby A. Gobin.
Ontologies are used to represent human knowledge in a machine-understandable format. Knowledge exists in all domains and the proper capture and utilization of the knowledge is very important. Many ontology engineering methodologies are available for the development of ontologies. However, they suffer...
Anti-Corruption Capabilities of Public E-Procurement Technologies: Principal-Agent Theory
Arjun Neupane, Jeffrey Soar, Kishor Vaidya.
Public procurement is an important area warranting further attention in government reform, as electronic systems for procurement have enormous potential to help reduce corruption. Public e-Procurement is the use of an Internet or Web-based system by government institutions for the acquisition of goods...
Stages of E-Government Maturity Models: Emergence of E-Governance at the Grass Roots
Hakikur Rahman, Isabel Ramos.
E-Government and e-Governance are the two terms within the governance system that need to be attended through clarity, distinctness, and justification. No matter how the stages of the governance system evolve, where they have been applied, and in which stages they are at a present moment, these two...
M-Governance: Use of Technology in Water Service Delivery in Kenya
Hilda Moraa, Anne Salim, Albert Otieno.
iHub Research conducted a study on 896 citizens to establish whether citizens raise alarm when faced with problems related to water. The study aimed to ascertain the communication channels they use to forward complaints to relevant authorities and the level of satisfaction obtained by the citizens...
Government 2.0: Innovation for E-Democracy
E-Government and e-Democracy system development is enabled by Internet technology. The implementation of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) accelerates the transformation of government institutions and their methods of operations. The use of ICTs at municipality institutions not only...
System Design and ICT Adoption in Agricultural Extension Services Delivery in Tanzania
Camilius Aloyce Sanga, Siza D. Tumbo, Malongo R. S. Mlozi.
The major purpose of this chapter is to explore the options of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) to complement conventional agricultural extension services in Tanzania. Group discussions and meetings were conducted to investigate the role of ICTs in extension services delivery using...
Emerging Mobile and Web 2.0 Technologies for Connected E-Government
E-Government describes the utilization of technologies to improve the lives of citizens and business organizations while facilitating the operation of the government. With the rise of new technologies, governments need to consider implementing Web 2.0 and mobile technologies as a way to offer relevant...
E-Governance and Social Inclusion: Concepts and Cases
Scott Baum, Arun Mahizhnan.
The application of e-government technologies has led to increased public participation and social inclusion, while allowing for greater government transparency. These technologies provide accessibility to online content and services while offering the public an active voice in governmental...
Advanced ICT Integration for Governance and Policy Modeling
Peter Sonntagbauer, Kawa Nazemi, Susanne Sonntagbauer, Giorgio Prister, Dirk Burkhardt.
As governments and policy makers take advantage of information and communication technologies, leaders must understand how to navigate the ever-shifting landscape of modern technologies in order to be most effective in enacting change and leading their constituents.
Advanced ICT Integration for...