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The Organisation and Coordination of European e-Government Research for the EU in 2010

  • Jaro Berce
  • Annaflavia Bianchi
  • Clara Centeno
  • David Osimo
  • Jeremy Millard
  • Jamal Shahin
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4084)

Abstract

The objective of this study – the first of its kind – was to validate and further analyze the specific e-Government research challenges and opportunities for the enlarged European Union that had been identified in previous research. The study reveals some important indications for future EU organisation and coordination of e-Government research activities.

The study outlined the fact that the organisation of EU e-Government research should be better linked along the value chain of research (between basic/theoretical, applied, development and review research). The results of the study also indicate that links between eGovernment research and policy should be made more explicit. E-Government research innovations are positioned in a political environment, where research results could bring innovative eGovernment implementation which would support public value as its ultimate goal, through increased efficiency and effectiveness.

In addition, the results of the study highlight a number of organisational research challenges such as: the need for more cooperation, collaboration and networking between stakeholders; the opportunity to build synergies in research across public sectors in a truly interdisciplinary way and between different public stakeholders (i.e. along with e-Health, e-Learning, etc.) and the private sector.

Keywords

Public Sector Knowledge Management Research Challenge Deployment Status Public Stakeholder 
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References

  1. 1.
    Centeno, C., et al.: e-Government in the EU in the next decade: the vision and key challenges, IPTS Technical Report, [online] (2004), http://fiste.jrc.es/download/eur21376en.pdf
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    Grönlund, Å.: State of the art in e-gov research: surveying conferences publications. Idea Group Inc. (2005)Google Scholar
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    Millard, J.: Towards the eGovernment vision for EU in 2010: research policy challenges, for the Institute of Prospective Technological Studies, Seville, Spain, European Commission, DG JRC (2006) (forthcoming)Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jaro Berce
    • 1
  • Annaflavia Bianchi
    • 1
  • Clara Centeno
    • 1
  • David Osimo
    • 1
  • Jeremy Millard
    • 2
  • Jamal Shahin
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (DG JRC, European Commission)SevillaSpain
  2. 2.Danish Technological InstituteDenmark
  3. 3.European Institute of Public AdministrationThe Netherlands

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