The role of information and communication technologies (ICT) has been growing in the economic and social life recently. Information and communication technologies are one of the basic priorities of research and development (R&D) in the information society. In recent years, analyses on the impact of ICT on business and economic environment have been widely… (More)
Argumentation systems and ontologies have the potential to support and enhance the participation of citizens in the development of effective and acceptable legislation concerning the complex and multidimensional problems that modern societies face. However, this potential has only to a very small extent been explored and realized. In this direction this… (More)
abStraCt An e-Government Interoperability Framework (eGIF) is one way to achieve e-Government interoper-ability. An eGIF is a set of standards and guidelines that a government uses to specify the preferred way that its agencies, citizens and partners interact with each other. In order to come up to the expectations of their stakeholders and to achieve real… (More)
E-commerce development in SMEs varies from e-mail using to networked organizations or digital business ecosystems. Different authors' models describe different e- commerce adoption stages. The paper analyzes e-commerce adoption in Lithuania SMEs regarding C. Chan and P. M. C.Swatman e-commerce adoption model.
Digital business ecosystems (DBE) conception started gaining popularity from 2002 and currently is widely deployed by various EU regions aiming to facilitate regional economic growth. DBE brings many benefits for SMEs enhancing competitiveness and position in the market. DBE solution vary so regions a facing problem how to selected appropriate solution and… (More)
The task of eParticipation is to empower people to be able through Information and Communication Technology to act in bottom-up decision making processes, thus allowing politicians to make informed decisions, while developing social and political responsibility. WAVE project deploys Debategraph (www.debategraph.org), an innovative argument visualization… (More)
Clusters and the broader patterns of economic specialization across geographies have become an important concern for European policy makers. The new approaches to cluster analysis develop new conceptual dimensions that encapsulate the key aspects of this new phase and better enable all cluster stakeholders address the challenges confronted by regional… (More)
The LEX-IS project (its full title being 'Enabling Participation of the Youth in the Public Debate of Legislation' among Parliaments, Citizens and Businesses in the European Union) is part of the 'eParticipation' Preparatory Action of the European Commission (Commission of the European Communities, 2006) aims for contributing to these issues. Its main… (More)