Networks of Universities as a Tool for GCIO Education

Barbosa, Luís and Santos, Luís, "Networks of Universities as a Tool for GCIO Education" IFIP EGOV-ePart 2017, Saint Petersburg, 2017/09/04-07.

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    Author Barbosa, Luís
    Santos, Luís
    Title Networks of Universities as a Tool for GCIO Education
    Event Series Proceedings of the 16th IFIP WG 8.5 International Conference, EGOV 2017
    Publication Date 2017-09
    Place of Publication Cham
    Publisher Springer International Publishing AG
    Pages 117-127
    Title of Event IFIP EGOV-ePart 2017
    Date of Event 2017/09/04-07
    Place of Event Saint Petersburg
    Language eng
    Abstract Networking and collaboration, at different levels and through differentiated mechanisms, have become increasingly relevant and popular as an effective means for delivering public policy over the past two decades. The variety of forms of collaboration that emerge in educational scenarios makes it hard to reach general conclusions about the effectiveness of collaboration in general and of inter-institutional networks in particular. The university environment is particularly challenging in this respect as typically different agendas for collaboration and competition co-exist and are often promoted by very same entities. Although no ‘onefitsall’ model exists for the establishment of a network of universities, the prime result of the research reported in this paper is that the concept of such a network is a most promising instrument for delivering specific services within the high education universe. In this context, the paper discusses the potential of these networks for the design of educational programmes for the GCIO (Government Chief Information Officer) function and proposes a set of guidelines to successfully establish such networks.
    Keyword GCIO
    networks of universities
    educational programmes
    Copyright Holder IFIP International Federation for Information Processing
    Copyright Year 2017
    Copyright type All rights reserved
    DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-64677-0 10
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