CTIT Universiteit Twente
Centre for e-Government Studies

2007-12 Purpose of the electronic government, how long will it last

December 2007: Purpose of the electronic government, how long will it last?

This month the Digitaal Bestuur publishes an article of Wolfgang Ebbers about the electronic government.

The combination of a lot of hierarchical power and many developments to a Nationaal Urgentie Programma is one step into the right direction. But I’m afraid that this development will dies before the goal is reached. My fear is based on the observation of Postma and Wallage that many people they talked to thought very pessimistic about the situation. This is a bad omen, if you ask me.

Read the whole text here.