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Title: Application of Web 2.0 technologies in e-government: A United Kingdom case study
Authors: Sivarajah, U
Irani, Z
Jones, S
Keywords: Web 2.0;e-Government;Information Systems Evaluation;Impact;Local government authorities (LGAs)
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: IEEE Computer Society Press
Citation: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA: 2221 - 2230, 6-9 January 2014
Abstract: Electronic government (e-Government) has endured significant transformation over the last decade and currently, it is making further leaps by incorporating modern technologies such as second generation web (Web 2.0) technologies. However, since the development and use of this kind of technology is still at its early stages in the public sector, research about the use of Web 2.0 in this domain is still highly tentative and lacks theoretical underpinning. This paper reports the preliminary findings of an in-depth case study in the United Kingdom (UK) public sector, which explore the application of Web 2.0 technologies in the local government authority (LGA). The findings elicited from the case study offer an insight into information systems (IS) evaluation criterions and impact factors of Web 2.0 from both a practical setting and an internal organisational perspective. This paper concludes that a combined analysis of the evaluation and impact factors rather than a singular approach would better assist the decision making process that leads to effective application of Web 2.0 technologies. It also highlights the significant impact and perceived effect of adoption of such technologies.
URI: http://bura.brunel.ac.uk/handle/2438/8214
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/HICSS.2014.280
ISBN: 978-1-4799-2504-9
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