Ulrica Löfstedt

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Electronic Government, or e-Government, is on the agenda both in research and in practice and there is a rather broad research field. Several researchers are involved in a range of different research projects concerning different topics within the area and are generating an increasing amount of research literature. This paper examines current research(More)
In Sweden, there is an emerging research on public e-Services and research is conducted at several universities and research institutes. Swedish research on e-Services focuses on citizens, communication, the development of e-Services, the design of e-Services, the maintenance of e-Services, e-Participation, the quality of services, evaluation,(More)
The purpose of this chapter is to shed light on the potential of community media as a channel for eParticipation and to discuss social aspects of local participation. It introduces a project aimed at creating citizen-oriented web publicness in Finland. The local web portal Manse Square is maintained by residents in the city of Tampere. The research employs(More)
This paper presents a brief historical account of the unorthodox design of an educational program for information systems development. The design and development of this program was initiated in 1977 at the University College of Östersund, today the Mid Sweden University. The presented account provides a description of the somewhat unusual context of this(More)
In assessing a Swedish undergraduate study program in information systems development the proposition is put forward that a process oriented curricula could be a promising alternative to mainstream content based ones. By further stressing a user perspective, creativity, and systemic thinking, conditions are created for putting technology to its best(More)
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