Online Activities through Social Media by High Education Students: Business vs. Informatics

Online Social Networks (OSN) are the new tools that students are using to interact, communicate and collaborate for school work. The impact on school activities, as well as the communication mechanisms among students, have just started to be studied. This research focuses on this issue, trying to answer the question: How do college students use Read More …

Citizens’ perceptions of the impact of information technology use on transparency, efficiency and corruption in local governments

The implementation of information technologies in government could have significant effects on efficiency, transparency, and corruption. However, it is not clear whether and how citizens perceive these effects. Based on a survey conducted in 2015, this study examines the role of technology use and its effects on transparency, efficiency, and corruption in Mexican local governments Read More …

Open Justice in Latin America?: An Assessment Framework for Judiciary Portals in 2015

Abstract The new trend of information technology and communications has been adopted by court systems. A similar path follows other powers in the republics: executive branches with e-government portals and legislative branches with informative and participatory portals. Despite the fact that technology has reached the judiciary branch, we know very little about the changes, advantages Read More …