Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5

Like this? Share it with your network

  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
    Be the first to like this
No Downloads


Total Views
On Slideshare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds



Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

    No notes for slide


  • 1. Governance and Information Technology: From Electronic Government to Information Government
    Edited by Viktor Mayer-Schonberger and David Lazer
    Presentation by: Dan Blanchard
  • 2.
    Electronic Government  Information Government
  • 3. Electronic Government
  • 4. Information Government
  • 5.
  • 6. 96% of users who accessed their government online did so to look up information, download forms, or to provide the authorities with information. Only 4% went to their government online to express an opinion.
  • 7. link currently posted on the United States’ government website. The competition is being hosted by Metropolis Magazine. Who decides to include this link on the website? Why?
  • 8. Will the government allow more user involvement and communication on the official website?
  • 9. “Knowledge is participation” –Robert B. Parker
    Sweden 1766- first freedom of information law.
  • 10.
  • 11. E-government  I-government
    Information sharing will rapidly increase and people will be better informed.Discussions regarding issues will increase due to the highly informed public.
  • 12. Transparency  Understanding  ParticipationIf the government shared more with its citizens, would the society be even more democratic?
  • 13. Candidates running for a specific government position often times manipulate information to make it seem like they did the right thing. This manipulation can be using old statistics, or even leaving out important issues that they struggle with.
  • 14. Follow Obama on Twitter Political Facebook groupsMore ways than ever to stay “in the loop”
  • 15. Is this beneficial to our country?
  • 16. The four headers currently on USA.govGet ServicesExplore TopicsFind Government AgenciesContact Government
    This seems to be a step in the right direction. There is also a search bar as well as phone numbers.
  • 17. Is this the greatest idea?
    Are people really this lazy?
  • 18. Notice Washington D.C.!
  • 19. I’d give this book a very generous 7 out of 10.
    It was an incredibly boring yet useful read.
  • 20. You people in these fields might find the book a little more interesting. I hope!