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A tale of two countries: the digital disruption of government

Fishenden, J and Johnson, M (2015) 'A tale of two countries: the digital disruption of government.' Commonwealth Innovations Review, 21 (1). pp. 4-19. ISSN 2368-9471

Abstract

To understand the gap between political aspiration and reality – and, more importantly, how it can begin to be fixed – we explore the experience of two Parliamentary-system governments and their attempts to use technology to reform and modernise their services since the 1990s. The United Kingdom and Australia offer interesting insights into administrations that have long seen the opportunity to be seized, but which have repeatedly struggled to deliver the scale of improvement required in the way their public services are designed, operated and maintained.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
Divisions: College of Liberal Arts
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2015 11:35
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2016 16:12
URI: http://researchspace.bathspa.ac.uk/id/eprint/5800
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