Dennis Linders

Dennis Linders
University of Maryland, College Park | UMD, UMCP, University of Maryland College Park · College of Information Studies

PhD Candidate, Information Science (Smart Cities)

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Taiwan's fourth e-government strategy is shaped around the vision of "service without boundaries, providing a better life to all citizens." A core component of this strategy is to harness IT innovations to move towards "proactive" service and information delivery. The aim is to flip the service delivery model by shifting from the "pull" approach of...
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The purpose of this article is to examine how aid agencies are strategically leveraging open data to improve the effectiveness of aid. Recognizing the vital role of information in international development, aid agencies have eagerly begun to adopt the tools of Open Government within the context of development (i.e. “Open Development”). Examining th...
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Urban metabolism is widely defined as the sum total of the technical and socioeconomic processes that occur in cities, resulting in resource consumption, growth, production of energy, and elimination of waste. With the growing importance of tackling the global and local resource impacts of cities, collection of urban metabolism data should beco...
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Following decades of disappointing results, the international community has moved towards a more systematic, coherent, and strategic approach to aid delivery. This paper demonstrates the vital role of information in advancing the principles of aid effectiveness that are guiding these efforts, suggesting much scope for the application of information...
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In response to President Obama's Open Government Directive, federal agencies developed plans to instill the principles of transparency, collaboration, and participation into their engagement with the public. Against the question, "what is open government?," the authors reviewed the prevailing literature and the agency plans to identify a set of dis...
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This paper examines whether the tools of the Information Age---principally but not exclusively the Internet---make citizen coproduction of government services more viable and effective. The paper first discusses the re-emergence of citizen coproduction as a fashionable policy option in the face of persistent budget deficits, the rise of "government...
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President Obama has committed his administration to a presumption of openness in government. In this paper, the authors examine the 2009 Open Government Directive (OGD) and federal agencies' Open Government Plans to identify the drivers, trends, and challenges in establishing this posture. To provide perspective, the paper assesses the Directive wi...

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