E-Government Implementation and Practice in Developing Countries

E-Government Implementation and Practice in Developing Countries

Zaigham Mahmood (University of Derby, UK & North West University, South Africa)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: May, 2013|Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 348
ISBN13: 9781466640900|ISBN10: 1466640901|EISBN13: 9781466640917|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4090-0


Information and communication technologies have improved government practices and provided effective governance, processes, and services, which have influenced world governments to gather the resources needed to implement e-government projects in developing countries.

E-Government Implementation and Practice in Developing Countries provides research on the current actions being taken by developing countries towards the design, development, and implementation of e-government policies. This book will discuss current frameworks and strategies that are useful for project managers, government officials, researchers, and students interested or involved in the development and implementation of e-government planning. This book is part of the Advances in Electronic Government, Digital Divide, and Regional Development series collection.

Topics Covered

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

  • Best Practices
  • E-Government Policies
  • ICT Infrastructure
  • Knowledge Management in E-Government Projects
  • Limitations, Barriers, and Issues
  • Project Initiation
  • Success Factors

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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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.