Gartner Research

Ten Questions on Smart Government: What It Is, What It Is Not, Why It Is Important

Published: 21 June 2011

ID: G00213208

Analyst(s): Andrea Di Maio

Summary

This research addresses important questions about the characteristics of smart government as well as how it relates to other IT-intensive initiatives and programs carried out during the past decade.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview

Analysis

  • What You Need to Know
  • Introduction
  • 1. What Is Smart Government?
  • 2. Why Should I Care About Smart Government?
  • 3. What Is the Difference Between Smart Government and E-Government?
  • 4. What Is the Difference Between Smart Government and Joined-Up Government?
  • 5. How Do Smart Government and Open Government Relate to Each Other?
  • 6. How Do Smart Government and Government 2.0 Relate to Each Other?
  • 7. What Is the Difference Between a Smart Government and a Smart City Initiative?
  • 8. Does Smart Government Apply to Countries Regardless of Their Degree of Development?
  • 9. Are Any Smart Government Leaders Emerging?
  • 10. Is There a Smart Government Market?

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