Social media governments from innovators to laggards: the case of Mexican local governments with diffusion of innovations theory

Comparte este postThe majority of local governments implement social media into their web sites and means of communications without any strategy or knowledge about their advantages or perils. Academic research about how local governments use social media platforms is scarce. Most of the research is focused on services, comparative perspectives or assessment of e-government. Local Read More …

The effects of technology use on efficiency, transparency, and corruption in municipal governments: preliminary results from a citizen perspective

Comparte este postABSTRACT: The idea that government transparency is directly related to the use of technology was boosted when Barack Obama’s Transparency Memorandum was published in 2009. According to this view, the implementation of information technologies in government has significant effects on efficiency, transparency, and corruption, among other variables. However, it is not clear if Read More …

The Case of the Mexican Mobile Government: Measurement and Examples

Comparte este postThe mobile government has become a reality in a large majority of countries around the world. However, the use of mobile apps (small software programs for use on mobile devices) to link government Websites and information is a recent trend that is becoming of interest to citizens and public officials. The uses, advantages, Read More …

E-gov 4.0: a literature review towards the new government

Comparte este postThe use of e-government in the public sector has created great expectations among countries. However, the degree of development and the challenges posed by the implementation of such initiatives, varies from country to country. Although much has been published on the status of e-government in Anglo Saxon countries and in Europe, little has Read More …