Wikipedia Definition & Overview – eGovernment
E-Government (short for electronic government, also known as e-gov, digital government, online government, or connected government) is digital interactions between a government and citizens (G2C), government and businesses/Commerce (G2B), government and employees (G2E), and also between government and governments /agencies (G2G).

Wikipedia Definition & Overview – eGovernance
E-Governance is the application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for delivering government services, exchange of information communication transactions, integration various stand-one systems and services between Government-to-Citizens (G2C), Government-to-Business(G2B),Government-to-Government( G2G) as well as back office processes and interactions within the entire government frame work.


E-Government at W3C
E-Government at World Wide Web Consortium.
National Portal of India.

Institute for Electronic Government
IBM Institute for e-govenrment.

UN Public E-Government Development Knowledge Base

Website of World e-Government Organization of Cities and Local Governments.


Key websites | Reports | Video Clips

Key Websites

Access eGovernment
The Access eGovernment program will help county governments make smart choices about planning and implementing eGovernment.

Advisory Committee: Congressional Internet Caucus
Welcome to the home of the Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee, a diverse group of public interest, non profit and industry groups working to
educate the Congress and the public about important Internet-related policy issues.

Centre for eGovernance Development
Core activity of CeGD is coordination and organization of events for ICT education, research, knowledge transfer in the field of e-governance into the region of South East Europe (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Romania, Serbia and Turkey).

Citizens Online
Is a registered charity established to explore the social and cultural impact of the Internet on society.

Democracies Online
The web site covers the convergence of democracy and the Internet around the world.

eCitizen ~ Singapore
A one stop portal for the citizens of Singapore.

eGovernance Ireland
This portal aims to serve the public with up to date information on all Ireland State Boards under the aegis of the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources.

eGovernment – Taiwan
eGovernment portal for Taiwan.

Portal site indexing federal government websites and online resources.

FISMA Implementation Project
Title III of the E-Government Act, requires each federal agency to develop, document, and implement an agency-wide program to provide information security
system for the operations and assets of the agency.
April 2002, U.S. General Accounting Office recommendations on making enterprise architecture and E-government progress.
Report Number:GAO-02-389T. Website of the U.S. Government Accountability Office which offers report and testimony as well as articles on current issues.

Governance Assessment Portal
A large and growing number of e-governance assessment tools have been developed. These have, for the most part, focused on programme interventions such as e-governance needs assessments, impact assessments and programme indicators.

Government Computer News
Great website that keeps you up-to-date, through news articles, about all the latest e-Government legislative activity.

Government on the
The website is a collection of various articles and papers explaining the functioning of government activities based on web technologies.

Search results for e-government from the U.S. General Service Administration.

HUD E-Government Policy
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development – E-Government Policy and Legislation

Microsoft and e-Government
Microsoft is committed to helping governments worldwide implement IT systems and on-line solutions to improve relationships with citizens. Learn about Microsoft’s vision for technology in government.

Publicious strategies for the Online World
Gives you general information about e-democracy and e-government. Special analysis on Democracy online are available, and also information about the project they are doing.

Rutgers eGovernance Institute
The E-Governance Institute’s mission is to explore how the internet and other information and communication technologies (ICTs) have and will continue to impact productivity and performance on the public sector and how e-governance fosters new and deeper citizen involvement within the governing process.
An experiment in Interactive Legislative: Electronic government is an opportunity to take advantage of the increased productivity and reduced costs that can
be achieved using Internet-based technology.

Statistics by Federal Government
More than 70 agencies in the United States Federal Government produce statistics of interest to the public.

The Center for Digital Government
The Center for Digital Government is a national research and advisory institute providing government and industry leaders with decision support, research and education services to help them effectively incorporate new technologies in the 21st century.

UNESCO eGovernance Portal
E-Governance is the public sector’s use of information and communication technologies with the aim of improving information and service delivery, encouraging citizen participation in the decision-making process and making government more accountable, transparent and effective.

U.S. Government Departments and Agencies
A list of all U.S. department and agency websites.
Portal site offering users access to all 20,000 US Government websites.

Washington Technology
The online version of this E-government newspaper is a source of all things E-government and other technology.

Welcome to Kenya eGovernment
Welcome to the Directorate of  e-Government website where all GoK agencies get up-to-date and authoritative e-Government information & resources to assist them achieve their ministry’s/department’s e-Government goals, as well as all Kenyans and others to stay abreast with on-goings of e-Government in Kenya.

White House Office of eGovernment & Information technology
The Office of E-Government and Information Technology (E-Gov), headed by the Federal Government’s Chief Information Officer, develops and provides direction in the use of Internet-based technologies to make it easier for citizens and businesses to interact with the Federal Government, save taxpayer dollars, and streamline citizen participation.

World Bank: e-Government
The site notes that it “is intended as a knowledge repository of e-government related information, best practices and case studies, presented here as a source of ideas and learning.




Reports, Journal Articles, and Newspaper Articles

An overview of the eGovernment and eInclusion situation in Europe
The ePractice eGovernment and eInclusion factsheets aim to provide an overall picture of the situation and progress of eGovernment and e-inclusion in 34 European countries

Bridging The Gap Between Government and Private Entities
This OMB website provides a gateway for interaction between private and public sectors through technological innovation.

This DHS website provides general public information about e-Verify program to combat illegal employment.

Government Becomes Active Around The world
This website holds wealth of information and videos on government’s undertaking of technology all across the world.

Government’s Role In Technological Innovation
This academic website at the University at Albany publishes scholarly works on government’s role in technological innovation.

Rethinking e-Government Services: User-centered Approaches
OECD Documentation on Improving E-Government Services





E-Government Bahrain
Bahrain’s eGovernment Promotional Film.

TED Video: David Cameron: The next age of government
The leader of Britain’s Conservative Party ( an now Prime Minister) says we’re entering a new era — where governments themselves have less power (and less money) and people empowered by technology have more.

YouTube Video eGovernment Switzerland
Video Trailer about the swiss national eGovernment strategy. The eGovernment strategy in Switzerland was developed in close cooperation with the cantons and the municipalities, under the direction of the Federal Strategy Unit for IT (FSUIT).

YouTube Video – INFSO Thema – Borderless eGovernment – Poznan 2011
This video was produced by the European Commission’s Digital Agenda team at the European Ministerial eGovernment Conference & Exhibition in Poznan in November 2011.
Status: New link to YouTube video November 2011

YouTube Video- Israel among world leaders in e-Government
A UN report said that Israel is one of the world’s leading nations in
the field of online government services.