ECDG Submission Topics

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:
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Applications of eGovernment Challenges to eGovernment
  • New ideas for improving the public service efficiency and effectiveness;
  • The case for e-Government;
  • Comparison case studies in developing versus developed nations;
  • E-Government for young people;
  • G2G applications;
  • Back-office implementation and internal adoption;
  • EU e-Government policy;
  • E-Government in different fields – e-justice, e-health.
  • Cyber terrorism;
  • Technological limitations of citizenry;
  • Language issues,
  • Identity management – including authentication trust and privacy;
  • How to increase take-up of e-Government services;
  • E-Government project failure;
  • The transition to e-Government for local governments;
  • Semantics of transactions in e-Government, definitions and implementations.
Interoperability e-Government 2.0
  • Enterprise architecture;
  • Dimensions of interoperability – technical, semantic, organizational;
  • Governance of interoperability;
  • Maturity models, barriers to implementation and key success factors;
  • Interoperability frameworks;
  • Interoperability strategies.
  • Impacts of Web 2.0 in e-Government, its implications in e-Government, success and failure stories and reasons, e-Government "mashups", citizen empowerment, evaluations and challenges for the future; open access and e-Government;
  • Open data and e-Government.
  e-Democracy/e-Participation: Measuring e-Government/Economics of e-Government
  • How technology can improve the democratic process;
  • Post-modern campaigning;
  • ICT and the case of deliberative democracy;
  • Using blogs and wikis to enhance participation;
  • E-Government as an enabler of public sector reform;
  • Setting an e-Democracy agenda at government level;
  • Citizens' wider access to ICTs, and the skills and means to generate and distribute content;
  • Citizen trust in online participation and dialogue;
  • The design of audience-specific consultative processes;
  • Conceptualising public value;
  • Deciding the correct balance between online and offline citizen/government, citizen/citizen interactions;
  • Exploiting the learning and communicative potential of emerging online tools and new media forms (games, blogs, wiki, G3 mobile communications).
  • The case for e-Government - can benchmarking indicators be effective;
  • What are the benefits and economics of e-Government?;
  • E-Government success factors and inhibitors;
  • Methodologies, tools and metrics for assessing the effectiveness of e-Government;
  • The role of e-Government in social and economic development;
  • Attaining social value from electronic government;
  • Political accountability; measuring e-Government – what benchmarks should be used?
  • Payback periods;
  • Web-based information quality.marking indicators be effective;
  • What are the benefits and economics of e-Government?
  • E-Government success factors and inhibitors;
  • Methodologies, tools and metrics for assessing the effectiveness of e-Government;
  • The role of e-Government in social and economic development;
  • Attaining social value from electronic government; political accountability;
  • Measuring e-Government – what benchmarks should be used?
  • Payback periods;
  • Web-based information quality.
Legal, agency, trust and governance issues in e-Government Additional topics
  • The equilibrium between actors in e-Government transactions, on issues of trust that may be expressed or understood between such actors, on legal issues promoting or inhibiting the adoption of e-Government models or measures, or on IP issues of open standards use in e-Government and their consequences on applications built upon e-ID or other e-Government models, such as in procurement; trust charters in e-service delivery
  • Entrepreneurial processes in the information society;
  • Knowledge management/intellectual capital in local/national government;
  • E-I - intelligent use of systems in government;
  • Penetration/use of open-source solutions in public sector; leading change in public service organisations;
  • Shared services in public service delivery - the way forward; multi-Agency/partnership working;
  • Information management strategies within the public sector;
  • Scenario building; decision support systems;
  • Single European information space; strategic leadership;
  • Document management systems;
  • Hierarchical government processes; can e-Government learn from e-Business?
  • Mobile Government; e-procurement;
  • The role of the CIO in promoting e-Government; smart cities.