Handbook of Public Information Systems, Second Edition

Handbook of Public Information Systems, Second Edition

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Written by more than 60 contributors who depict the remarkable transformation of the public management profession by computers, this book presents the historical, institutional, legal, organizational, functional, policy, and theoretical background that constitutes IT literacy for public service. The book describes the application of IT to training, budgeting, and policy simulation at the federal level, and to community planning, community telecommunications, and welfare at the state level. Providing a broad and timely overview of IT as it applies to the public sector the book collects critical knowledge and delivers insight into contemporary uses of IT in the public sphere.Successful IT efforts require technology investments to be overtly linked to organizational goals and objectives. ... Proponents such as Bowsher (1994), Flowers (1996), and Lucas (1975) recommend the development of detailed ... of strong technical skills, good business knowledge, and effective project management provide the support for insuring system success. ... Strategic Sourcing Strategic sourcing is the focus of the fifth best practice (Lacity et al., 1996; Martin, 1995; Brown andanbsp;...

Title:Handbook of Public Information Systems, Second Edition
Author:Christopher M Shea
Publisher:CRC Press - 2000-01-20


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