Challenges and Opportunities for Information Resource Management for E-Governance in Bangladesh

  • Md Nazirul Islam SarkerEmail author
  • Min Wu
  • Runqiu Liu
  • Chenwei Ma
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes on Multidisciplinary Industrial Engineering book series (LNMUINEN)


This paper aims to explore the challenges and opportunities for information resource management (IRM) and suitability of big data for ensuring e-governance in Bangladesh. A systematic review of literature and meta-analysis method is employed with various levels of scales and indicators. Literature survey shows that a number of models have been developed to explain e-governance but systematic research on the challenges and opportunities of IRM and suitability of big data in the process of e-governance is still lacking. This article argues that information management in the public sector can improve transparency which leads to reducing corruption, speeding the service delivery, reducing public hassle, providing easy access to public services, reducing error and reducing poverty. This paper further argues that implementation of big data for IRM has a significant role in cost-effective service delivery to citizens with the utilization of resources which controls corruption and ensure sustainable development. The findings suggest that every public sector should be brought under information resource management like public service information system (PSIS) for land management, e-police system, human resource information system (HRIS), SMS as an alternative delivery channel for meeting citizens easy access, transparency and measurement.


IRM Big data E-governance Public administration Bangladesh 



This article is the research achievement of Sichuan System Science and Enterprise Development Research Center (Xq13B03) and of 2018 Chengdu Social Sciences Planning Project (No. 2018R25).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Md Nazirul Islam Sarker
    • 1
    Email author
  • Min Wu
    • 1
  • Runqiu Liu
    • 1
  • Chenwei Ma
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Public AdministrationSichuan UniversityChengduPeople’s Republic of China

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