Implementation of an e-government initiative at Dreamland municipality
Arif, M, Talhami, H and Alshawi, M 2006, 'Implementation of an e-government initiative at Dreamland municipality' , International Journal of Cases on Electronic Commerce, 2 (2) , pp. 13-42.Full text not available from this repository.
Dreamland is a city kingdom located in the Middle East. In the year 2000, the crown prince initiated the e-government initiative and all of the 27 government departments were asked to move 90% of their services online by the year 2007. Dreamland Municipality (DM), the biggest government department, started implementing the initiative in 2001. This paper presents the DM case, in which value-centric steps were taken that have lead to successful implementations and a high acceptance rate. These steps are: (1) development of performance indicators; (2) identification of high value services; (3) selection of services that are highly visible; (4) all inclusive service development; and (5) post-implementation support. Some of the major challenges faced by DM were: (1) customer involvement in service development; (2) raising awareness; (3) online transactions; (4) development of comprehensive performance indicators; (5) a lack of BPR, resulting in merely a digitization of existing processes; and (6) a non-strategic status of IT in the DM organizational structure.
|Themes:||Subjects / Themes > T Technology > T Technology (General)|
Subjects / Themes > J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia,Africa, Australia,Pacific Area
Subjects / Themes > J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
Subjects outside of the University Themes
|Schools:||Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of the Built Environment|
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of the Built Environment > Centre for Information Technology in Construction
|Journal or Publication Title:||International Journal of Cases on Electronic Commerce|
|Publisher:||Information Resources Management Association|
|Depositing User:||H Kenna|
|Date Deposited:||20 Sep 2007 12:38|
|Last Modified:||27 Sep 2011 12:20|
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