An Innovative Approach for E-Government Transformation

Ali M. Al Khouri
2011 International Journal of Managing Value and Supply Chains  
Despite the immeasurable investment in e-government initiatives throughout the world, such initiatives have yet to succeed in fully meeting expectations and desired outcomes. A key objective of this research article is to support the government of the UAE in realizing its vision of e-government transformation. It presents an innovative framework to support e-government implementation, which was developed from a practitioner's perspective and based on learnings from numerous e-government
more » ... s around the globe. The framework presents an approach to guide governments worldwide, and UAE in particular, to develop a top down strategy and leverage technology in order realize its long term goal of e-government transformation. The study also outlines the potential role of modern national identity schemes in enabling the transformation of traditional identities into digital identities. The work presented in this study is envisaged to help bridge the gap between policy makers and implementers, by providing greater clarity and reducing misalignment on key elements of e-government transformation. In the hands of leaders that have a strong will to invest in e-government transformation, the work presented in this study is envisaged to become a powerful tool to communicate and coordinate initiatives, and provide a clear visualization of an integrated approach to e-government transformation. holds an Engineering Doctorate (EngD) in the field of large scale and strategic government programs management from Warwick University. He is currently working with Emirates Identity Authority as the Director General. During the past 20 year many strategic and large scale government programs. He is been an active researcher in the field of revolutionary developments in government context and has published more than 30 articles in the last 4 years. His recent research areas focus on developing best practices in public sector management and the development of information societies with particular attention to e-government applications. Khouri holds an Engineering Doctorate (EngD) in the field of large scale and strategic government programs management from Warwick University. He is currently working with Emirates Identity Authority as the Director General. During the past 20 years, he has been involved in many strategic and large scale government programs. He is been an active researcher in the field of revolutionary developments in government context and has published more than 30 articles in the last 4 years. His areas focus on developing best practices in public sector management and the development of information societies with particular government applications.
doi:10.5121/ijmvsc.2011.2102 fatcat:tc75evjgdzeahib4l4yrxtx2cm