Computer Applications in the Public Sector: E-Government This paper explores the role that e-government can play in transformation of government towards a leaner, more cost-effective entity. Specifically, the next several pages will argue that e-government can facilitate communication and can improve the coordination of authorities at various tiers of government; the paper will also note how e-government can streamline operations and processes, can lower costs, and can improve research capabilities (especially in the sense that e-government can allow governments to quickly ascertain what the general attitudes of the public are and what changes are necessary if public needs are to be met). Additionally, e-government can improve...The end:
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