Case Studies on Digital Government

Case Studies on Digital Government

Bruce Rocheleau (Northern Illinois University, USA)
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Release Date: February, 2007|Copyright: © 2007 |Pages: 334
ISBN13: 9781599041773|ISBN10: 1599041774|EISBN13: 9781599041797|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-177-3


IT practitioners in government and computer science programs represent a significant population of professionals constantly attempting to obtain information on the latest research in public management, digital government, and other governmental information management subject matter. Case Studies on Digital Government is the first book dedicated to detailed case studies of information management in government.

Case Studies on Digital Government includes cases from local, state, Federal, and international governments, covering a wide variety of technologies such as geographic information systems, enterprise resource planning, Web-Based customer response systems, and cross-agency shared systems. It contains case studies written by practitioners, while most case studies in the public sector have been written by researchers. The practitioners' in-depth knowledge bring a reality to the cases that readers will find stimulating as well as instructive.

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This is the first collection devoted to detailed case studies on information management in government.

– APADE (2007)

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Bruce Rocheleau is a professor of political science in the Department of Public Administration at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois. In the area of information management in the public sector, he is currently pursuing empirical research concerning the use of computers and related information technologies in the public sector. His research includes the study of information management, geographic information systems, impacts of networks, and organizational problems involved in sharing information and resources. In the area of policy analysis and evaluation, his research includes the study of welfare, mental health, and aging policies. His research has included studies of the implementation and impact of programs in these areas. He is the author of numerous publications about governmental information management. He recently published the book Public Management Information Systems (Idea Group Inc., 2006) and edited the book Case Studies in Digital Government (IGI Global, 2007).