The paper is an extract of the Research on "e-Governance in Africa: from theory to action: a practical-oriented research and case studies on ICTs for Local Governance", that is being conducted by the author within the framework of the "Executive Master in e-Governance" 2004/05, at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne -- EPFL. The research… (More)
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Purpose 1 This foresight exercise was conducted as part of the CROSSROAD Project – A Participative Roadmap for ICT Research on Electronic Governance and Policy Modelling, a FP7 Support Action that aimed to provide strategic direction, define a shared vision, and inspire collaborative, interdisciplinary and multi-stakeholder research in the domain. This… (More)
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The paper outlines a set of proposed visionary scenarios on how governance and policy modelling could develop by 2030. These scenarios have been designed through a foresight exercise conducted by the Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS) as part of the CROSSROAD Project, a support action of the European Commission 7th Framework Programme.… (More)
In the European academic and institutional debate, interoperability is predominantly seen as a means to enable public administrations to collaborate within Members State and across borders. The article presents a conceptual framework for ICT-enabled governance and analyses the role of interoperability in this regard. The article makes a specific reference… (More)
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The purpose of this paper is to discuss the relation between Governance and Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) and its implications for policy design in a period of global turbulence and uncertainty. After briefly introducing some of the challenges characterizing the building of an "ICT-enabled Knowledge-Society", and the implications of… (More)