Transforming Government and Empowering Communities: The Sri Lankan Experience with E-development
A case study of why and how national e-leadership institutions, e-government and e-society programs were designed and implemented. The book examines the process of building national ICT institutions, showing how to design and implement an integrated e-government program. The book describes how a fund was developed to promote grassroots innovations that leverage ICT to solve problems of rural development and poverty. The book proposes national e-strategies be grounded in an integrated framework and institutional mechanisms that would exploit synergies and interdependencies among the different e.
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Page 123 - Lanka vision: to harness ICT as a lever for economic and social development by taking the dividends of ICT to every village, to every citizen, to every business — and to reengineer the way government thinks and works (Sri Lanka, Ministry of Science and Technology 2002).
Page 57 - ... ensuring that each part of the organization knows what it needs to know when it needs to know it...
Page 251 - Ensure that the stock of ICT equipment required for an efficient and effective e-government...
Page xix - NGO Nongovernmental Organization OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development R&D Research and Development...
Page 124 - Updating land registration 1-2 years 30 days for approval; request completed on demand...
Page 184 - Its staff must have a clear understanding of the circumstances in which the project will operate, to anticipate risks or obstacles.