HICSS 50 : E-Government Track

50th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
January 4-7, 2017 – Hilton Waikoloa Village, Big Island, HI, USA

Policies and Strategies for Digital Government

Minitrack Description

This minitrack offers a multidisciplinary forum to present cases and discuss theories associated with the design, implementation, management and evaluation of digital government. The minitrack invites submissions that contribute to the analysis and discussion of the impact of digital government on public sector, especially on the organization of government activities, the delivery of public services, and on the value these services deliver.

We invite and encourage the submission of case studies which demonstrate best practices in the design, management and evaluation of digital government policies and strategies. In addition, the minitrack welcomes contributions exploring the issues associated with the design and deployment of policies and strategies that change the nature of the interactions between government and citizens, private sector organizations, and NGOs.


Minitrack topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Policy and governance challenges arising from the adoption of ICTs in public administration at the local, state, and national level
  • Public Service co-creation and co-production
  • e-Democracy and e-Participation
  • e-Procurement policies and strategies
  • Outsourcing strategies in the public sector
  • Public policy issues in Digital Government
  • Digital government in developing countries
  • The impact on ICT on government efficiency effectiveness transparency and accountability
  • Interoperability policies: Legal, organizational, semantic, and technical layers
  • Legal and judicial transformation associated with ICTs deployments
  • E-justice
  • Digital Governance
  • Privacy and data protection policies and strategies
  • Interoperability: Legal, Organizational, Semantic, Technical Layers
  • ICT sourcing policies in government

More information on the mini-track chairs:

Antonio Cordella, PhD., has an undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Bologna and a Ph.D. in Information Systems from the University of Gothenburg. He is lecturer in the Information Systems and Innovation Group at the Department of Management at the at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His current research focuses on ICT in the Public Sector, with specific attention to e-government and the associated institutional changes.

Frank Bannister, PhD, is Head of the Information System Discipline in Trinity College, Dublin. His research interests are e-government, e-democracy and on-line privacy and trust, particularly as they relate to ICT in the public sector. He is co-convener of the permanent study on e-government in the European Group for Public Administration and editor of the Electronic Journal of e-Government. Frank is a fellow of the university, a fellow of the Irish Computer Society and a Chartered Engineer.

Peter Parycek, PhD, MSc, is Head of the Center for E-Governance at the Danube University Krems and Chairman of the ministerial expert group “E-Democracy & E-participation” at the Austrian Federal Chancellery. As a lawyer and graduate of the Master’s program Telematics, his work is at the intersection of legal policy, social and technological developments. His research and project priorities include eGovernance, eDemocracy and eGovernment. He is responsible for the conference series CeDEM (International Conference for e- Democracy and Open Government, http://www.donau-uni.ac.at/cedem) and the open access journal JeDEM (eJournal of eDemocracy and Open Government, http://www.jedem.org).

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