Joined–Up E–Government – Needs and Options in Local Governments

  • Anders Persson
  • Göran Goldkuhl
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5693)


In this paper a study on the pre-requisites for joined-up eGovernment in municipalities is reported. The purpose of the paper is to explore possibilities and restrictions of ICT for promoting joined-up government. The need for eGovernment and joined-up government research to merge is discussed as is the needs and options of government change in relation to eGovernment and joined-up government. Four themes concerning change is identified in the paper and related to information systems (IS) and organizational change.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anders Persson
    • 1
  • Göran Goldkuhl
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Management and EngineeringLinköping UniversityLinköpingSweden

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