JeDEM Issue Vol. 8 No. 1 (2016) out now!

Welcojedem logome to a summer issue that presents the most recent “ongoing submissions” to the Journal of E-Democracy and Open Government. The authors have not submitted to a particular call for papers, but have responded to the journal’s open invitation to submit a paper to JeDEM’s main topics. The papers in this issue analyse current strengths and weaknesses in Open Data, Public Sector Information (PSI) and E-Government, present results, suggest methodologies as well as ideas for yet more research and work in these areas.

Read the whole issue of JeDEM free of charge here: Vol 8, No 1 (2016)

Research Papers and Project Descriptions in this issue:

  • Open Government Data and the Role of Data Infomediaries
  • Sustainable Business Models for Public Sector Open Data Providers
  • E-Government Development and Cluster Analysis
  • The Delay of Implementation of the European Union Public Sector Information Directive in Sweden
  • Success Factors of E-Government Policy Implementation in Pakistan



All Things CeDEM

CeDEM, the international Conference for e-Democracy and Open Government held in Europe (Krems!) and Asia (Hong Kong!) brings together e-democracy, e-participation and open government specialists working in academia, politics, government and business from to critically analyse the innovations, issues, ideas and challenges in the networked societies of the digital age.

In terms of CeDEM, we have planned a number of events and opportunities for you to participate in this year and next year.

CeDEM Asia 2014 FBCeDEM Asia 2014 will be held 4-5 December in Hong Kong – the conference discusses recent developments such as the Hong Kong protests. Registration, programme and further information about the conference are available here:

CeDEM_LOGO_2014CeDEM14 If you were unable to attend the CeDEM14, you can read the summary on this blog, or read the CeDEM14 Proceedings which are now available Online (OA) and for sale:

 Cedem15_Logo_2CeDEM15 will be held 20-22 May 2015, as usual, in Krems. The call for papers is still open for your submissions, and we have bursaries for PhD students.For all details, check the CeDEM15 website. In the  meantime, we are pleased to announce our (confirmed) keynotes:

Shauneen Furlong (University of Toronto, University of Ottawa, CAN): “International Challenges to Transformational eGovernment”
Marijn Janssen (Delft University of Technology, NL): : “Experience-based Design in Open Government”
Alon Peled (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, IL): “‘Wazing the Information Super Highway: Linking the World’s Open Data Resources”
Theresa A. Pardo (University at Albany, US): topic tbc

sharepsiThe 4th SharePSI Workshop will be co-located with CeDEM15. The  Share-PSI 2.0 is a EU funded project for the exchange of experience and ideas around implementing open data policies in the public sector. Attendees of CeDEM 15 will be granted free entrance to the SharePSI public meetings and presentations. For more information about SharePSI see the projects website

Hope to see you in Hong Kong, Krems,online here or follow our CeDEM updates on Facebook!