Developing E-Government Projects: Frameworks and Methodologies

Developing E-Government Projects: Frameworks and Methodologies

Zaigham Mahmood (University of Derby, UK & North West University, South Africa)
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Release Date: June, 2013|Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 460
ISBN13: 9781466642454|ISBN10: 1466642459|EISBN13: 9781466642461|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4245-4


The emergence of e-government allows for effective governance, increased transparency, better management, and efficient services through the use of the internet and information and communication technologies. Therefore, world governments are mobilizing large amounts of resources in order to implement and promote the use of e-government.

Developing E-Government Projects: Frameworks and Methodologies presents frameworks and methodologies for strategies towards the design, implementation, and adoption of e-government projects. By providing best practices in the successful adoption of e-government, this book is essential for policy makers, practitioners, researchers, and students interested in the approaches utilized for the successful implementation of e-government projects.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • E-Government Adoption
  • E-government Strategies
  • Government to Government Interactions
  • ICT Infrastructure
  • Knowledge Management
  • Managing E-Governance
  • Social and Economic Development
  • Success Factors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

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.