Call for Papers: Government Information Quarterly – Special Issue on Open Innovation in the Public Sector

Government Information Quarterly is an international journal that examines the intersection of policy, information technology, government, and the public. In particular, GIQ focuses on how policies affect government information flows and the availability of government information; the use of technology to create and provide innovative government services; the impact of information technology on the relationship between the governed and those governing; and the increasing significance of information policies and information technology in relation to democratic practices.

Key Dates for the Special Issue

  • Paper submissions: November 30, 2015
  • Complete first round of review: February 29, 2016
  • Authors submit second round: May 31, 2016
  • Complete second round of review (with Accept/Reject decision): August 31, 2016
  • pecial Issue ready for submission to GIQ: November 30, 2016

Special Issue on Open Innovation in the Public Sector

Topics may include, but are not limited to, the following:

      Value from IT-enabled open innovation in sectors such as public healthcare and education
      IT and open innovation performance in the public sector
      The adoption, implementation, and use of IT in public service open innovation IT and public sector open innovation business models, including private-public partnerships
      The role of online communities and other social media in supporting diverse open innovation models (including crowdsourcing)
      Privacy and security issues related to public sector open innovation
      Data quality and access in public sector open innovation, including open data
      New digital architectures for public sector open innovation
      Issues at the intersection of IT, public organizational design, and open innovation
      Information infrastructure and its impact on the structure, governance, and processes in public sector open innovation
      The role of IT in facilitating public participation and co-innovation
      Legal and Licensing Issues that are unique to Open Innovation

    Special Issue Guest Editors

    Atreyi Kankanhalli, National. University of Singapore
    Anneke Zuiderwijk, Delft University of Technology
    Giri Kumar Tayi, SUNY at Albany


    Manuscripts should be submitted by November 30, 2015 and be prepared in accordance with Government Information Quarterly’s Guide for Authors. All submitted manuscripts will be subject to the journal’s double blind review process.

    Further Information:
    Full version Call for Papers

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