Proliferation of Open Government Initiatives and Systems

Proliferation of Open Government Initiatives and Systems

Ayse Kok (Bogazici University, Turkey)
Release Date: January, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 231
ISBN13: 9781522549871|ISBN10: 1522549870|EISBN13: 9781522549888|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-4987-1


As is true in most aspects of daily life, the expansion of government in the modern era has included a move to a technologically-based system. A method of evaluation for such online governing systems is necessary for effective political management worldwide.

Proliferation of Open Government Initiatives and Systems is an essential scholarly publication that analyzes open government data initiatives to evaluate the impact and value of such structures. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics including collaborative governance, civic responsibility, and public financial management, this publication is geared toward academicians and researchers seeking current, relevant research on the evaluation of open government data initiatives.

Topics Covered

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

  • Bureaucratic Secrecy
  • Civic Responsibility
  • Collaborative Governance
  • Data Transparency
  • Open Data Policy
  • Prospects and Challenges of E-Government
  • Public Financial Management

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Ayse Kok has over 8 years of experience in the field of social, mobile and digital technologies both from a practitioner and from a researcher perspective. She participated in various projects in partnership with international organizations such as UN, NATO and the EU. Previously, she was working for an international bank in Turkey where she established the Digital Learning Unit and has been awarded by Brandon Hall- a leading global institute in L & D practices- in two different categories for her projects. Ayse also acted as an adjunct faculty member in her home town Turkey. Ayse attended various international conferences as a speaker and published several articles in both peer-reviewed journals and academic books. She is the first female graduate student for both MSc and MLitt degrees in her academic field in Oxford University where she also became a member of Oxford Educational Technology Research Group. She is also passionate about philanthropy and is the co-founder of the first non-for-profit Turkish MooC ( which aims to revolutionize higher education in Turkey.