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Information and communication technology (ICT) has helped to drive increasingly intense global competition. In turn, this intensity increases the need for flexibility and rapid changeability in ICT to support strategies that depend on organizational agility. We report a comparative, cross-cultural case study of the implementation of Service Oriented(More)
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has helped to drive increasingly intense global competition. In turn, this intensity increases the need for flexibility and rapid changeability in ICT to support strategies that depend on organisational agility. We report a comparative, cross-cultural case study of the implementation of Service-Oriented(More)
In each industrialized country, the public administration (PA) has significantly shifted its interests to reach the innovative Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), undergoing important Business Processes Reengineering (BPR) as a result of e-Government projects. The new challenge for public administrations is based on the exploitation of their(More)
Purpose – Understanding how value is actually generated in e-government projects is one of the most challenging, and relevant, issues in e-government research. This paper aims to investigate the contribution of service-based information technology (IT) integration for generating value in the public sector, proposing a theoretical framework based on the(More)
JYe are living i 11 exciting times, in which technological innovation and nei41 forms of organization are advancing at a very fast pace. On the organizational side, the laclc of stabili& of the so-called "emergent" orgarzizations, those that are in continuous evoltition and trnnsforrnation, represents a big challenge for Information Systems Development(More)
Taking as a starting point the recent approval of 138 co-financing proposals put forward by numerous Italian public bodies within the context of a national e-government plan, the article poses the question of whether these types of initiatives are really likely to unleash mechanisms capable of improving organisational performance. The evaluation criteria(More)