Transforming the Government Value Chain: Emerging Business Models and Enabling Technologies

  • Nikolaos A. Panayiotou
  • Stavros T. Ponis
  • Sotiris P. Gayialis
Part of the Springer Series in Advanced Manufacturing book series (SSAM)


The aim of this chapter is to present a structured study of the e-government phenomenon by implementing a holistic research approach which starts by identifying and declaring the importance of strategic issues such as vision and mission statements, followed by the determination of the e-government strategic value chain and the presentation of traditional e-business models and their application in the e-government context. Next, a detailed examination of the available information and communication technologies (ICT) frameworks to support the government supply chain, as found in the literature, is executed and an IT framework is proposed followed by a series of discussions related to the most important technology oriented issues that are found in the literature. Finally, based on an extended literature review of e-government projects around the globe, a series of selected case studies categorized by stage of government transformation is presented.


Supply Chain Business Model Supply Chain Management Readiness Assessment Government Transformation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nikolaos A. Panayiotou
    • 1
  • Stavros T. Ponis
    • 1
  • Sotiris P. Gayialis
    • 1
  1. 1.Section of Industrial Management and Operational Research, School of Mechanical EngineeringNational Technical University of AthensGreece

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