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Journal Issue
Volume 10 Issue 1 / Oct 2012  pp1‑94

Editor: Frank Bannister

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Development of a community e‑portal constellation: Queensland Smart Region Initiative  pp1‑15

David W. Parker, George W. Downie, Graham Manville

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E‑government and Technological Utopianism: Exploring Zambia’s Challenges and Opportunities  pp16‑30

Kelvin Joseph Bwalya, Saul Floyd Zulu, Balulwami Grand, Peter M. Sebina

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A Model of Success Factors for Implementing Local E‑government in Uganda  pp31‑46

Robinah Nabafu, Gilbert Maiga

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Abstract

Local e‑government enables citizens at all levels to interact with government easily and access services through electronic means. It enables electronic transactions between government departments and the private sector to take place easily and cheaply. Despite these benefits, its implementation in economically and technologically transitioning countries remains problematic. This is largely due to the gap between the existing e‑government implementation models and the local context for these countries. This study attempts to address this problem by describing a model for local e‑government implementation in a transitioning country, Uganda. A field study was used to gather requirements for the model. The results are used to extend an existing model in order to describe a suitable one for Uganda. Basing on the results collected from the field, the research recommends that the extended model for local e‑government implementation should address the dimensions of financial Resource mobilization, ICT infrastructure, training, sensitization, trust and social political factors. The model was validated in a questionnaire based field study  

 

Keywords: Electronic government, Local government, success factors, Transitional country, developing country, Traditional local government, e-government implementation models.

 

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E‑government Information Application: Identifying Smuggling Vessels with Data mining Technology  pp47‑58

Chih-Hao Wena, Ping-Yu Hsu, Chung-Yung Wang, Tai-Long Wuc, Ming-Jia Hsu

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Government 2.0: Key Challenges to Its Realization  pp59‑69

Albert Jacob Meijer, Bert-Jaap Koops, Willem Pieterson, Sjors Overman, Sanne ten Tije

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Organizational Adaptation to Sustain Information Technology: The Case of E‑Government in Developing Countries  pp70‑83

Nurdin Nurdin, Rosemary Stockdale, Helana Scheepers

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Is e‑democracy more than democratic? ‑ An examination of the implementation of socially sustainable values in e‑democratic processes  pp84‑94

Gustav Lidén

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