e-Government can be broadly understood as the creation of public value by digital means. In other words, as the ways in which information and communication technologies can be used to enhance democratization and equity in society, and increase effectiveness of public delivery of services. While the creation of public value is the single most important objective for every government, it does not necessarily can be always achieved in better way by approached based in electronic government. There are two major problems that challenge this objective:
In this context, the driving questions of this project are:
This project generates a methodology to assess the degree of alignment of
readiness factors for electronic government in terms of certain minimum
requirements at a technological, managerial and political level. Considering
this, the methodology helps to assess the extent to which the maximum public
value is created through the right combination of public and private ownership
of digital means and delivering of digital services.