Zaigham Mahmood

Zaigham Mahmood is a researcher and author. He has an M.Sc. in Mathematics, M.Sc. in Computer Science, and Ph.D. in Modelling of Phase Equilibria. Dr Mahmood is a Senior Technology Consultant at Debesis Education UK, a researcher at the University of Derby UK, and Professor Extraordinaire at the North West University in South Africa. He is, currently, also a Foreign Professor at NUST Islamabad Pakistan.

Professor Mahmood has published over 100 articles in international journals and conference proceedings in addition to four books on cloud computing and two reference texts on e-government: E-Government Implementation and Practice in Developing Countries and Developing E-Government Projects: Frameworks and Methodologies. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of E-Government Studies and Best Practices and Series Editor-in-Chief of the IGI book series on Advances in Electronic Government, Digital Divide & Regional Development (AEGDDRD).

Professor Mahmood is an active researcher; he also serves as editorial board member of several journals, books and conferences; guest editor for journal special issues; organiser and chair of conference tracks and workshops; and keynote speaker at conferences. His research interests encompass subject areas including e-government studies, project management, software engineering, enterprise computing and cloud computing.

Publications

Web 2.0 and Cloud Technologies for Implementing Connected Government
Zaigham Mahmood. © 2021. 278 pages.
The emergence of cloud computing, internet of things, mobile technologies, and social networking have created better-connected members of the public who are digitally linked with...
Developing and Monitoring Smart Environments for Intelligent Cities
Zaigham Mahmood. © 2021. 367 pages.
In recent years, intelligent cities, also known as smart cities or cognitive cities, have become a perceived solution for improving the quality of life of citizens while boosting...
Industry Use Cases on Blockchain Technology Applications in IoT and the Financial Sector
Zaigham Mahmood. © 2021. 325 pages.
Blockchain technology presents numerous advantages that include increased transparency, reduced transaction costs, faster transaction settlement, automation of information...
Web 2.0, Social Media, and Mobile Technologies for Connected Government
Zaigham Mahmood. © 2021. 18 pages.
A connected government uses digital technologies for public administration to improve the democratic processes and provide electronic services to strengthen support for public...
Cloud Computing Technologies for Connected Digital Government
Zaigham Mahmood. © 2021. 17 pages.
Connected digital government vision is about putting a government in the hands of its citizens. It suggests the use of digital connectivity technologies for the development of...
Citizen Data in Distributed Computing Environments: Privacy and Protection Mechanisms
Beaulah Soundarabai P, Pethuru Raj, Zaigham Mahmood. © 2021. 21 pages.
Data security is paramount in the increasingly connected world. Securing data, while in transit and rest, and while under usage, is essential for deriving actionable insights out...
Connected Vehicles: A Vital Component of Smart Transportation in an Intelligent City
Zaigham Mahmood. © 2021. 18 pages.
An intelligent city, also known as smart city or cognitive city, is a new vision for urban development to integrate the various sectors and functions of the society through the...
Cloud Computing Technologies for Open Connected Government
Zaigham Mahmood. © 2020. 14 pages.
Cloud Computing is an attractive paradigm for organisations that have a requirement to process large scalable distributed applications. It allows for self-provisioning of cloud...
Cloud Computing Technologies for Connected Government
Zaigham Mahmood. © 2016. 416 pages.
In the developed world, there is an increasing trend towards the use of e-government to further involve citizens in the maintenance of their country. This is not only an improved...
Cloud Computing Technologies for Open Connected Government
Zaigham Mahmood. © 2016. 14 pages.
Cloud Computing is an attractive paradigm for organisations that have a requirement to process large scalable distributed applications. It allows for self-provisioning of cloud...
Human Factors in Software Development and Design
Saqib Saeed, Imran Sarwar Bajwa, Zaigham Mahmood. © 2015. 354 pages.
Computer programs and processes that take into account the goals and needs of the user meet with the greatest success, so it behooves software engineers to consider the human...
International Journal of Public Administration in the Digital Age (IJPADA)
Manuel Pedro Rodríguez Bolívar. Est. 2014.
The International Journal of Public Administration in the Digital Age (IJPADA) seeks to examine both the impact of information technology (IT) on public and nonprofit...
A Review of Software Quality Methodologies
Saqib Saeed, Farrukh Masood Khawaja, Zaigham Mahmood. © 2014. 16 pages.
Pervasive systems and increased reliance on embedded systems require that the underlying software is properly tested and has in-built high quality. The approaches often adopted...
IT in the Public Sphere: Applications in Administration, Government, Politics, and Planning
Zaigham Mahmood. © 2014. 359 pages.
To be successful in the 21st century, governments must make use of digital and communication technologies in order to coordinate resources and collaborate with their citizens. IT...
Emerging Mobile and Web 2.0 Technologies for Connected E-Government
Zaigham Mahmood. © 2014. 332 pages.
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...
Service-Oriented Architecture for Developing Web-Based Applications for Connected Government
Muthu Ramachandran, Zaigham Mahmood, Pethuru Raj. © 2014. 21 pages.
Connected Government suggests provisioning of a government's services to its citizens using the Web and communications technologies employing the latest software development...
Advances in Electronic Government, Digital Divide, and Regional Development
Zaigham Mahmood. 2013.
The successful use of digital technologies (including social media and mobile technologies) to provide public services and foster economic development has become an objective for...
E-Government Implementation and Practice in Developing Countries
Zaigham Mahmood. © 2013. 348 pages.
Information and communication technologies have improved government practices and provided effective governance, processes, and services, which have influenced world governments...
Developing E-Government Projects: Frameworks and Methodologies
Zaigham Mahmood. © 2013. 460 pages.
The emergence of e-government allows for effective governance, increased transparency, better management, and efficient services through the use of the internet and information...
A Review of Software Quality Methodologies
Saqib Saeed, Farrukh Masood Khawaja, Zaigham Mahmood. © 2012. 22 pages.
Pervasive systems and increased reliance on embedded systems require that the underlying software is properly tested and has in-built high quality. The approaches often adopted...
Technology Support for Knowledge Management in Industrial Settings: Issues and Implications
Saqib Saeed, Rizwan Ahmad, Zaigham Mahmood, Mohammad Ayoub Khan. © 2012. 16 pages.
The rapid innovation rate of industrial equipment, coupled with diversity of industrial processes and application areas, has introduced new constraints for management and workers...
Knowledge Management in E-Commerce
Zaigham Mahmood. © 2011. 12 pages.
Knowledge management refers to acquisition, creation, dissemination, and utilization of knowledge. Knowledge is becoming an important resource for today’s organisations, and...
A Framework for Internet Security Assessment and Improvement Process
Muthu Ramachandran, Zaigham Mahmood. © 2011. 12 pages.
Internet security is paramount in today’s networked systems, especially when they provide wireless application access and enable personal and confidential data to be transmitted...
International Journal of Distributed Systems and Technologies (IJDST)
Nik Bessis. Est. 2010.
The International Journal of Distributed Systems and Technologies (IJDST) focuses on integration techniques, methods, and tools employed in applied distributed computing systems...