Government is a major collector and provider of data and information, provider of information-based services and user of information technologies. The research goals of the Digital Government Program are to support: 1) multi-disciplinary and multi-sector partnerships of researchers in information technologies and government agencies at all levels in order to foster collaboration among societal sectors, and 2) research on the relationships between the design and use of information technologies on : i) forms, processes, and outcomes of democracy, ii) government organizational forms, learning, and adaptation, iii) new forms of government-government collaboration, iv) citizen/government interaction, and v) other social/political science research related to IT and government. Academic/government collaborations are expected to contribute to government strategic
planning for information technologies and services (external and internal) while providing interesting and unique new research problems and data sets for the academic research community.
Who can apply:
Eligible functional categories:
Computer and Information Science and Engineering
NSF publication 02-156
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