Good Urban Governance and Smart Technologies: A German City as a Best Practice Case of E-Government

  • Joerg Himmelreich


Smart technology in the following context is understood as the application of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). ICT have already changed governance policies in the past and will even do more so in the future. This change is taking place in many regards, which cannot be explored here in more detail, but one consequence of the increasingly intensive penetration of the daily and political urban life by ICT is a growing global competition between cities and megacities.


Online Service German City Urban Governance Smart Technology Municipal Administration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Humanites and Social SciencesJacobs University BremenBremenGermany

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