Barriers for Open Government Implementation at Municipal Level: The Case of the State of Mexico

Open government implementation is usually top-down. It starts on the federal government, then goes to local governments, and finally arrives at the municipal or county level. Despite too much research on the national level, very little is known in the municipalities’ efforts to implement open government. We intend to fill this gap by understanding theContinue reading Barriers for Open Government Implementation at Municipal Level: The Case of the State of Mexico

Designing E-Government Legal Institutions: A State-Level Comparison in Mexico

The aim of this article is to understand the way digital government laws are designed through the analysis and comparison of general objectives, governance mechanisms and roles assigned to stakeholders of six local state digital government laws in Mexico. Our findings reveal a strong degree of similarity between general objectives and implementation mechanisms in thoseContinue reading Designing E-Government Legal Institutions: A State-Level Comparison in Mexico

Improving the assessment of digital services in government websites: Evidence from the Mexican State government portals ranking

Different definitions, frameworks and dimensions have been proposed in the literature to identify the best pathways for the development of government websites. Using these frameworks, several measurements and rankings to assess digital government success have been developed. Although these models have helped to understand the influence of many critical factors on the successful application ofContinue reading Improving the assessment of digital services in government websites: Evidence from the Mexican State government portals ranking