E-government clusters: from framework to implementation

Sund, Kristian J. and Adala, Ajay Kumar Reddy (2011) E-government clusters: from framework to implementation. In: Global strategy and practice of e-governance: examples from around the world. IGI Global, Hershey, PA, USA, pp. 443-463. ISBN 9781609604899

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The concept of industrial clusters has received much attention in the literature over the past few decades and many examples of clusters exist today in a variety of industries, from manufacturing to services. Within such clusters, competitive cost and innovation advantages are generated through co-location. Very recently several examples of e-government clusters have emerged. This chapter offers a conceptualization of what an e-government cluster is, and how it may be different from other industrial clusters. This chapter is an attempt to formulate a framework for e-government clusters and bring out the necessary conditions for policy decisions to support the creation of such a cluster. An attempt has also been made to validate the proposed framework on the basis of case studies and to derive some recommendations to sustain the operation of e-government clusters.

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Paper presented as keynote address at the 13th ICTPI: International Conference on Technology Policy and Innovation, 8-9 September, 2011 at the Hotel Marriot, Bogota, Colombia.

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