Human-Centered System Design for Electronic Governance

Human-Centered System Design for Electronic Governance

Saqib Saeed (Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Saudi Arabia) and Christopher G. Reddick (University of Texas at San Antonio, USA )
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Release Date: March, 2013|Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 404|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-3640-8
ISBN13: 9781466636408|ISBN10: 1466636408|EISBN13: 9781466636415


As e-government policies and procedures become widely practiced and implemented, it is apparent that the success of technology in e-government hangs on its consistentency with human practices.

Human-Centered System Design for Electronic Governance provides special attention to the most successful practices for implementing e-government technologies. This highly regarded publication highlights the benefits of well designed systems in this field, while investigating the implications of poor practices and designs. This book is beneficial for academics, researchers, government officials, and graduate students interested and involved in design of information systems within the context of e-government.

Topics Covered

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

  • Digital Divide
  • E-Government
  • Information and Communication Technologies
  • Information Systems Design
  • IT Research and Theory
  • Project Management

Reviews and Testimonials

Editors Saeed (Bahria U. Islamabad, Pakistan), Reddick (U. of Texas at San Antonio), and 38 contributors explore and discuss the most successful ways in which e-government technologies are implemented, the advantages of well designed systems, and the consequences of poor methods and designs. Topics include: trends in government ITC adoption and barriers, authentication mechanisms for e-voting, an assessment for assessing e-government systems, social media and citizen engagement, e-government public service delivery, and more. The book would be useful for researchers, academics, government officials, and others in information systems design for e-government.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Saqib Saeed is an assistant professor at the Computer Information System department at Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Saudi Arabia. He has a Ph.D. in Information Systems from University of Siegen, Germany, and a Masters degree in Software Technology from Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences, Germany. He is also a certified software quality engineer from American Society of Quality. His research interests lie in the areas of human-centered computing, computer supported cooperative work, empirical software engineering and ICT4D.
Christopher G. Reddick is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Public Administration at the University of Texas at San Antonio, USA. Dr. Reddick’s research and teaching interests is in e-government. Some of his publications can be found in Government Information Quarterly, Electronic Government, and the International Journal of Electronic Government Research. Dr. Reddick recently edited the book entitled Handbook of Research on Strategies for Local E-Government Adoption and Implementation: Comparative Studies.