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E-Government Developments and The Challenges of Managing Geodata
Mittuniversitetet, Institutionen för informationsteknologi och medier.
Mittuniversitetet, Institutionen för informationsteknologi och medier.
2011 (English)In: Electronic government and electronic participation: joint proceedings of ongoing research and projects of IFIP EGOV and ePart 2011, Linz: TRAUNER Verlag, 2011, , 496 p.175-180 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

The effective management of electronic information is one of the cornerstones for an effective e-government development. Among the prominent activities in Sweden in recent years is the increasingly intense attempt to merge all information flows in a city or municipality, in attempt to create one point access for citizens. This requires a lot of work to transform the e-services that were created under stovepipe structures, into integrated, searchable e-services meant to cater for the whole organization and society. The paper argues that lack of a holistic approach to information management is likely to counteract the investments that are currently being made in e-government and therefore, hamper the effective use of information. This paper focuses on one of the main types of information, which supplies almost all other system - geodata. It also highlights the fact that long-term preservation of geodata is still an omnipresent challenge despite technological advancements and that most public organisation like the municipalities have not yet found a solution to the preservation of their geodata resources.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Linz: TRAUNER Verlag, 2011. , 496 p.175-180 p.
Schrifenreihe Informatik, 37
Keyword [en]
E-Government, Geodata and Information Management
National Category
Social Sciences
URN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-26618ISBN: 978-3-85499-515-9 (print)OAI: diva2:796523
International Federation for Information Processing, (IFIP), Electronic Government Conference, Delft, August 29 - September 2, 2011.
Centre for Digital Information Management

co-authored with Samuelsson, Göran, Assist. Prof. Mid, Sweden University.

Available from: 2011-09-07 Created: 2015-03-16 Last updated: 2015-03-19Bibliographically approved

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