Design Principles for E-Government Architectures [chapter]

Alain Sandoz
2009 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
The paper describes a holistic approach for the design of egovernment platforms. It defines principles for architecting a system which must sustain the entire e-government activity of a mid-level public authority (Geneva). The four principles are: Legality, Responsibility, Transparency, and Symmetry. The principles speak to policymakers and to users. They also lead to usable and coherent architectural representations at all levels of responsibility of a project, i.e. the client, the designer
more » ... the builder. The approach resulted in deploying multipartite, distributed public services, including legal delegation of roles and the outsourcing of non mandatory tasks through PPP on an e-Government platform that will support a threefold increase in services yearly until 2012. In this sense, as well as in its daily operation, the system is a success.
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-01187-0_20 fatcat:5b3m7s74crhqzoknp54kmgfs3a