Pablo Martín Vera

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This paper presents a measurement framework for evaluating the design, content and services offered to citizens by municipal web sites. The proposed framework comprises 152 metrics enabling to analyze web sites by calculating through a single numerical value the level of e-Governance reached by each site. To perform this analysis a sample of municipal sites(More)
The paper presents a measurement framework for assessing the e-Governance maturity level of countries through the analysis of municipal websites. The paper also introduces the results of a survey carried out to apply and validate the framework. Applied to municipal websites of different countries, the framework considers websites content and design. For(More)
This article addresses the issue of government websites and the user's browsing experience through them. It examines whether government agencies have mobile sites and if so whether these sites were really designed for that purpose in compliance with W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) best practices. A high percentage of citizens own basic cell phones. These(More)
This paper shows a modeling methodology that uses a conservative extension of UML allowing designing mobile web applications focusing on the user interface modeling by using configurable components. The final goal is the automatic building of the complete source code of the application. In order to achieve this goal UML Class and Component diagrams were(More)
E-Governance aims to provide citizens with a high quality of government. It covers services, information delivery and interactive community / government communication. This goal can be achieved by adopting the ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) tools in the government websites' design and content. This communication channel allows a(More)
The present paper shows the digital divide that exists among the communities that use ICTs (Information and Communication Technologies) in their everyday lives and those that have total ignorance of the subject. A survey regarding information technology knowledge was performed in several communities with very different sociocultural characteristics. The(More)