Ricardo Matheus

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The right to social control of the government refers to the monitoring of the formulation of policies and initiatives of government by citizens and their social organizations. This category of rights creates conditions for the establishment of relations of trust between rulers and the ruled and gives legitimacy to actions by the people. The initiatives that(More)
The development of information and communication technologies (ICTs) enabled production of bases containing raw data which can be freely manipulated, filtered or being crossed to build new applications. These possibilities of using this raw data and its manipulation have been called Open Government Data (OGD). The aim of this paper is to present the State(More)
The use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) for information transparency in Brazil is not recent. It is possible to highlight several strategies have emerged to promote transparency of these information. This article aims to fill a gap observed in the literature regarding the use of data and information provided by governments and used by(More)
Government's resources are often committed to delivery existing services providing little room for innovation. Ambidexterity is the capacity of an organization being able to develop new products and innovate while also continue providing and updating their existing services. Ambidexterity is a concept originating from organizational studies, and hardly used(More)
This article presents the study of the relationship between information and communication technologies (ICTs) and local governance in Latin America, mainly using the internet for participatory processes, such as the experiences of Digital Participatory Budget (DPB), purposing the direct participation of citizens in setting priorities in public investment.(More)
Since the development of electronic government, the main area using information and communication technologies in governments were financial control and tax payment. However, recently, this scenario has been changing and new forms of ICT have been used. One of this new form is the anti-corruption online monitoring systems. It is a new channel where all of(More)
Since the 80's, education (training, education and training per se) in the legislative context meant the employee training standards and rules arising from the specific laws of "home" legislation. Analogous to the process of structural changes in economy and politics in the late 80's, Brazil also promoted the modernization of their legislative houses.(More)
The paper aims to study the relationship between information and communication technologies and local governance. For that purpose the experiences of the use of Internet in participatory budgeting will be studied. Participatory Budget (PB) involves the direct participation of citizens in setting priorities in public investment. The following experiences of(More)
The adoption of Internet based tools for public consultation had increased in recent years. Regulatory agencies and ministries use such features as a means to broaden and deepen citizen participation, transparency and social engagement in shaping federal public policy. This paper presents a study of all the regulatory agencies and Ministries of Brazil and(More)