In this book, 30 cases from 16 countries considered to be pioneers in developing innovative e-governance applications are analyzed. Using a multidisciplinary approach, the author provides key insights and practical guidelines on: ways to successfully implement e-government projects; selecting application areas, project designs, strategies and their implementation; benefits and impact of e-governance on public sector reform, poverty reduction and empowerment; methodology for evaluating e-government projects; and overall strategy formulation.
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Subhash Bhatnagar is an alumnus of Mayo College, Ajmer, IIT Madras and IIM Ahmedabad (IIMA). He has been a Professor of Information Systems at the IIMA since 1975. In his many years at IIMA he held the CMC Chair Professorship in Information Technology, served as the Dean and was a member of the Board of Governors. He was instrumental in establishing and coordinating the activities of two research centres at the IIMA, Centre for Electronic Governance and Telecom Policy Study Centre. From 2000 to 2006, he worked for the World Bank in Washington DC to mainstream e-government in the activities of the World Bank. At present he divides his time between teaching and research at IIMA as an Adjunct Professor and advising different institutions which work on e-government.
Professor Bhatnagar’s research has focused on ICT for development, e-government and e-commerce. He has published 80 research papers and seven books. He is the Founder Chairman of the International Federation of Information Processing (IFIP) Working Group on Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries and was the Chief Editor of the International Journal of Information Technology and Development. He also publishes a quarterly newsletter on Information Technology in Developing Countries, is on the editorial boards of half a dozen international journals and is a recipient of the IFIP Silver Core and the Fellowship of the Computer Society of India.
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