Challenges to Policy-Making in Developing Countries and the Roles of Emerging Tools, Methods and Instruments: Experiences from Saint Petersburg

  • Dmitrii TrutnevEmail author
  • Lyudmila Vidyasova
  • Andrei Chugunov
Part of the Public Administration and Information Technology book series (PAIT, volume 10)


Informational and analytical activities, as well as forecasting for the processes of socioeconomic development, should be an important element of all levels of governmental administration.

This chapter describes the development of information-analytical systems and situational centres in Russia in chronological order. The most ambitious Russian project concerning the implementation of effective analytics in the public sector—the system “Administration”—is described in detail, including its advantages and disadvantages. The management of territorial development necessitates the development of regional information-analytical systems. The authors gave as an example an algorithm used in information analysis, used in the Saint Petersburg administration.


Geographic Information System Public Administration Socioeconomic Development Information Processing Technique Federal Budget 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dmitrii Trutnev
    • 1
    Email author
  • Lyudmila Vidyasova
    • 1
  • Andrei Chugunov
    • 1
  1. 1.ITMO UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia

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