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Distributed Processing for Knowledge Management in cooperative eGovernment administration projects

Petros Belsis, Christos Skourlas


Distributed Processing and KM influence the cooperative e-government projects. An integrated approach to examine issues of e-government administration projects has to focus on the four different challenging perspectives: social, economic, organizational, and technological. This paper in particular focuses on social and technological aspects of e-government, and also examines how to apply Business Process Management techniques to model the KM activities in distributed environments. The role of Ontologies is also presented, and we briefly discuss how to develop and apply ontologies for semantically enhanced processing. We also study the ICT-supporting architectures and platforms. Case studies are eventually discussed to provide some evidence of the feasibility and effectiveness of specific phases of various methodologies proposed in the literature.


e-government, Knowledge Management, Business Process Modeling, Ontologies


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DOI: 10.18780/jiim.v2i1.3058


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