Identifying a Public Sector Information Systems (PSIS) for E-service: A Case of Land Records E-service in Bangladesh

  • Muhammad Shahanoor Alam
  • Laurence Brooks
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8653)


This paper aims to identify the need for Public Sector Information Systems (PSIS), a particular field of the IS discipline dealing with the design, redesign and evaluation of E-services in public sector organizations. A longitudinal and empirical study of an E-service project in a public sector organization in Bangladesh reveals that without addressing underlying organizational problems, taking account into organization contexts, statutes and practices and considering the organizational reality and users’ capability; it is difficult to implement E-services in public sector organizations. This paper argues that a particular information system (public sector information systems (PSIS)) has the potential to lead to better design and implementation of successful E-services in public sector organizations.


land records management public sector information systems Bangladesh 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Muhammad Shahanoor Alam
    • 1
  • Laurence Brooks
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Information Systems, Computing and MathematicsBrunel UniversityUxbridgeUK

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