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Suomi.fi – Towards Government 3.0 with a National Service Platform

  • Jesse Yli-HuumoEmail author
  • Tero Päivärinta
  • Juho Rinne
  • Kari Smolander
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11020)

Abstract

The KaPa (Kansallinen Palveluarkkitehtuuri, in Finnish) program establishes the national e-government service platform in Finland. The platform, Suomi.fi, provides a one-stop portal for citizens and organizations to access both public and related private sector services. This research reports a case study of the platform by analyzing it in light of recent characteristics identified with the emerging concept of Government 3.0: openness and transparency, sharing, increased communication and collaboration, government re-organization through integration and interoperability, and use of new technologies. Our results contribute by concretizing the hitherto abstract and loosely defined concept of Government 3.0 by describing a timely and complex national e-government implementation in detail in light of such characteristics. Our study also suggests three emergent themes in relation to contemporary Government 3.0 characteristics: opening up technologies and solutions in addition to open data, cross-border integration and development, and the enhanced role of the private sector in both development activities and merging into the portfolios of one-stop services.

Keywords

E-government Government 3.0 Platform Suomi.fi 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jesse Yli-Huumo
    • 1
    Email author
  • Tero Päivärinta
    • 2
    • 3
  • Juho Rinne
    • 1
  • Kari Smolander
    • 1
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceAalto UniversityHelsinkiFinland
  2. 2.Information SystemsLuleå University of TechnologyLuleåSweden
  3. 3.Department Applied Information TechnologyUniversity of GothenburgGothenburgSweden
  4. 4.School of Business and ManagementLappeenranta University of TechnologyLappeenrantaFinland

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