A Comparative Analysis of Tools and Technologies for Policy Making

  • Eleni Kamateri
  • Eleni Panopoulou
  • Efthimios Tambouris
  • Konstantinos Tarabanis
  • Adegboyega Ojo
  • Deirdre Lee
  • David Price
Chapter
Part of the Public Administration and Information Technology book series (PAIT, volume 10)

Abstract

Latest advancements in information and communication technologies offer great opportunities for modernising policy making, i.e. increasing its efficiency, bringing it closer to all relevant actors, and enhancing its transparency and acceptance levels. In this context, this chapter aims to present, analyse, and discuss emerging information and communication technologies (ICT) tools and technologies presenting the potential to enhance policy making. The methodological approach includes the searching and identification of relevant tools and technologies, their systematic analysis and categorisation, and finally a discussion of potential usage and recommendations for enhancing policy making.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eleni Kamateri
    • 1
  • Eleni Panopoulou
    • 1
  • Efthimios Tambouris
    • 1
    • 2
  • Konstantinos Tarabanis
    • 1
    • 2
  • Adegboyega Ojo
    • 3
  • Deirdre Lee
    • 3
  • David Price
    • 4
  1. 1.Information Technologies InstituteCentre for Research & Technology—HellasThessalonikiGreece
  2. 2.University of MacedoniaThessalonikiGreece
  3. 3.INSIGHT Centre for Data Analytics, NUIGGalwayIreland
  4. 4.Thoughtgraph LtdSomersetUK

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