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Volume 2 Issue 2, ECEG 2004 / Aug 2004  pp75‑146

Editor: Frank Bannister

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International Technical Standards for e‑Government  pp75‑80

John Borras

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Promoting Knowledge Sharing in Government and Non‑Government Organizations Using Open Source Software: The pKADS Story  pp81‑94

Tom Butler, Joseph Feller, Andrew Pope, Paul Barry, Ciaran Murphy

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This paper reports on the development of an innovative Open Source Software solution called the Portable Knowledge Asset Development System (pKADS). pKADS is a desktop‑based knowledge management system whose purpose is to promote knowledge sharing in government and non‑government organisations, which the United Nations views a being pivotal to the inclusion of developing nations in the knowledge society. The institutional context for the development of this system is delineated, as are the system's conceptual and technical architectures. The paper concludes with suggestions for the application of pKADS and its implications in shaping subsequent e‑Government initiatives. 


Keywords: Knowledge Management, Knowledge Society, Open Source Software, e-Government, Non Government Organisation, NGO, Action Research


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Models and Metrics for Evaluating Local Electronic Government Systems and Services  pp95‑104

Toni Carbo, James G. Williams

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Evaluating Global e‑Government Sites: A View using Web Diagnostic Tools  pp105‑114

Jyoti Choudrie, Gheorgita Ghinea Vishanth Weerakkody

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The Application of Methodologies in e‑Government  pp115‑126

Lee Anthony Eddowes

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Using the New Institutional Economics in e‑Government to deliver transformational change  pp127‑138

Andy Ellis

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Does the Internet help to overcome social exclusion?  pp139‑146

Paul Foley

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