Sustaining electronic governance programs in developing countries

Dzhusupova, Zamira, Janowski, Tomasz, Ojo, Adegboyega and Estevez, Elsa, "Sustaining electronic governance programs in developing countries" 11th European Conference on eGovernment, Ljubljana, 2011/06/16-17.

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    Author Dzhusupova, Zamira
    Janowski, Tomasz
    Ojo, Adegboyega
    Estevez, Elsa
    Title Sustaining electronic governance programs in developing countries
    Publication Date 2011
    Place of Publication Ljubljana
    Publisher Academic Conferences Limited
    Pages 9
    Title of Event 11th European Conference on eGovernment
    Date of Event 2011/06/16-17
    Place of Event Ljubljana
    Language eng
    Abstract

    This paper focuses on the challenge of sustaining Electronic Governance (EGOV) initiatives in developingcountries to ensure their real impact on the society. While the challenge is well-recognized in theinternational development community, there is little evidence of research that discusses this challengeand how it could be addressed. This paper attempts to fill this gap by presenting a comprehensiveapproach which directly addresses the sustainability issues as part of the EGOV development lifecycle,and demonstrates how this approach was applied in a real-life project context in Afghanistan, aimed ataddressing country-specific EGOV sustainability challenges. In view of this experience, the paper alsodiscusses the adequacy of the approach to meet a range of sustainability challenges, with concludingremarks to guide developing countries in their endeavors to sustain EGOV programs.

    Copyright Holder Academic Conferences Limited
    Copyright Year 2011
    Copyright type All rights reserved
    ISBN 978908272003
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