Socio-technical Perspectives on e-Government Initiatives

  • Maddalena Sorrentino
  • Francesco Virili
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2739)


ICTs are intended to be a powerful tool in support of government transition to the “Digital Age”. The purpose of this paper is to emphasize the importance of integrating a socio-technical perspective into the body of eGovernment practices. The current realisation in Italy of an “Action plan for eGovernment” is a source of interesting preliminary evidence for our purpose.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maddalena Sorrentino
    • 1
  • Francesco Virili
    • 2
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Studi sociali e politiciUniversitá degli StudiMilanoItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento Impresa e LavoroUniversitá di CassinoItaly

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