Peter Parycek

Peter Parycek
Danube University Krems · Department of E-Governance and Administration

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Intraorganizational knowledge and information sharing are important steps toward more-accessible organizational knowledge. The aim of this study is to qualitatively explore factors that contribute to employees' motivations for sustaining intraorganizational knowledge-sharing behaviors and to examine the impact of these factors in a quantitative stu...
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In this article, we study the relationship between diseases, human mobility, and the perception of authoritarian tendencies of governments. The thesis that we support is that a social system that is experiencing or has recently experienced infectious diseases decreases the mobility of the humans that belong to it. This, in turn, contributes to the...
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Human migration, and urbanization as its direct consequence, are among the crucial topics in regional and national governance. People?s migration and mobility flows make a network structure, with large cities acting as hubs, and smaller settlements as spokes. The essential method by which these phenomena can be analysed comprehensively is network a...
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Migration, and urbanization as its consequence, is among the most intricate political and scientific topics, predicted to have huge effects on human lives in the near future. Thus being said, previous works have mainly focused on international migration, and the research on internal migration outside of the US is scarce, and in the case of Europe—t...
Technical Report
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Diese ergänzende technische Expertise zum Registermodernisierungsgesetz skizziert die Architektur des 4-Corner-Modells mit und ohne bereichsspezifische Kennzeichen.
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While migration research is at the peak of its productivity, a substantial gap persists between scientific evidence and policy action. As societal complexity increases, migration theory loses track on the numerous factors of human migration; the information on the most relevant factors affecting human migration (i.e., migration drivers), essential...
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The number of Network Science studies has risen significantly in recent two decades. Various real phenomena are increasingly analyzed as complex networks. Human migration was seldom analyzed, however, in line with global circumstances, the number of migration-as-network applications has recently grown as well. Those new migration-as-network studies...
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This book constitutes the proceedings of the 13th IFIP WG 8.5 International Conference on Electronic Participation, ePart 2021, held in Granada, Spain, in September 2021, in conjunction with IFIP WG 8.5 Electronic Government (EGOV 2021), the Conference for E-Democracy and Open Government Conference (CeDEM 2021). The 16 full papers presented were c...
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Der Entwurf des Registermodernisierungsgesetzes soll mithilfe einer einheitlichen Identifikationsnummer eine harmonisierte Registerlandschaft in der öffentlichen Verwaltung schaffen. Diese Stellungnahme für den Bundestags-Ausschuss für Inneres und Heimat hebt hervor, wie sich durch Architekturelemente wie das 4-Corner-Modell, das Datencockpit und d...
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This book constitutes the proceedings of the 12th IFIP WG 8.5 International Conference on Electronic Participation, ePart 2019, held in Linköping, Sweden, in August/September 2020, in conjunction with the 19th IFIP WG 8.5 IFIP International Conference on Electronic Government (EGOV 2020) and the International Conference for E-Democracy and Open Gov...
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While E-participation promotes citizen participation in democratic decision-making processes, and often takes place through deliberation, citizens are expected to be cool-headed individuals equipped with reason and logic, insulating their actions from the impulse of emotion. However, research in neuroscience and cognitive science has found that emo...
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Eindeutige Begriffsdefinitionen, Standardisierung von Rechtsbegriffen, Visualisierung von Entscheidungsregeln und Vollzugsprozessen – das sind einige der Voraussetzungen, die bereits bei der Entstehung von Rechtsvorschriften berücksichtigt werden sollten, um die Rechtsanwendung digital möglich zu machen. Denn: Das von der Verwaltung zu vollziehende...
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We present a Strengths, Vulnerability, and Intervention Assessment related to Digital Threats (SVIDT) method, which provides a problem structuring and decision support for organizational vulnerability and resilience management with respect to changes of the digital transition. The method starts from (i) a multi-level actor analysis, (ii) identifies...
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It is estimated that during the period 2020–2025, about 30% of the employees at the Austrian Ministry of Defence will retire. This raises the question of how to encourage employees to share informal knowledge in order to successfully embrace organisational change in increasingly digitised environments with a view to retaining them long-term. Throug...
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This book constitutes the proceedings of the 11th IFIP WG 8.5 International Conference on Electronic Participation, ePart 2019, held in San Benedetto del Tronto, Italy, in September 2019, in conjunction with the 18th IFIP WG 8.5 IFIP International Conference on Electronic Government (EGOV 2019) and the International Conference for E-Democracy and O...
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Smart government relies both on the application of digital technologies to enable citizen's participation in order to achieve a high level of citizen centricity and on data-driven decision making in order to improve the quality of life of citizens. Data-driven decisions in turn depend on accessible and reliable datasets, which open government and s...
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Dieses Kapitel führt in die Thematik der digitalen Bürgerbeteiligung ein. Es behandelt die wichtigsten Begriffe und relevanten theoretischen Konzepte und Klassifizierungen. Insbesondere werden die Begriffe der elektronischen Demokratie (im Englischen e-democracy), digitalen bzw. elektronischen Bürgerbeteiligung (im Englischen e-participation) und d...
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This book constitutes the proceedings of the 10th IFIP WG 8.5 International Conference on Electronic Participation, ePart 2018, held in Krems, Austria, in September 2018. The 12 revised full papers presented in this book were carefully reviewed and selected from 29 submissions. The papers are clustered under the following topical sections: general...
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We present the main messages of a European Expert Round Table (ERT) on the unintended side effects (unseens) of the digital transition. Seventeen experts provided 42 propositions from ten different perspectives as input for the ERT. A full-day ERT deliberated communalities and relationships among these unseens and provided suggestions on (i) what t...
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Die neuen digitalen Technologien zur Erhebung und Auswertung von Daten bergen große Chancen für den Staat. Welche Datenquellen stehen dabei zur Verfügung? Welche politisch-administrativen Funktionen können die neuen Datentechnologien übernehmen und welche öffentlichen Aufgaben unterstützen? Wie verändert sich dadurch der klassische Politikzyklus? W...
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Die 24 Beiträge des Sammelbandes thematisieren Veränderungsprozesse von Staatlichkeit und Öffentlichkeit im Kontext der Algorithmisierung und Automatisierung von Entscheidungsverfahren und Handlungsvollzügen in Politik und Gesellschaft. Wie wirken datenbasierte Technologien, Algorithmisierung und Automatisierung auf staatliches Handeln, auf politis...
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This paper introduces the Gov 3.0 project “Scientific foundations training and entrepreneurship activities in the domain of ICT-enabled Governance”. The objective of the project is to establish a knowledge alliance targeting the research and training challenges in the field of ICT-enabled Governance. The project is strongly connected to the theme o...
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This paper introduces the Gov 3.0 project "Scientific foundations training and entrepreneurship activities in the domain of ICT-enabled Governance". The objective of the project is to establish a knowledge alliance targeting the research and training challenges in the field of ICT-enabled Governance. The project is strongly connected to the theme o...
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This literature review has focused on smart governance as an emerging domain of study that attracts significant scientific and policy attention. More specifically, this paper aims to provide more insight in the definitions of and relationships between smart governance and concepts such as smart and electronic government, in the context of smart cit...
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This paper presents the analysis of the SmartGov project as a case of smart technologies application, such as expert-based Fuzzy Cognitive Maps, social media applications and open data, to promote citizen engagement and support decision-making. The objective of this paper is to analyze the role of digital technologies as inputs to achieve smart cit...
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This chapter discusses a participation and technology enabled model of the citizen scientist in relation to the policy cycle. With interconnected personal devices collecting a plethora of various data, citizens are capable to serendipitously contribute to crowded knowledge generation. In the governance domain, the trend towards more data-driven mod...
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Voting is an important part of electronic participation whenever it comes to finding a common opinion among the many participants. The impact of the voting result on the outcome of the e-participation process might differ a lot as voting can relate to approving, polling or co-decision making. The greater the impact of the electronic voting on the o...
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This study addresses the concept of smart governance in the context of smart cities, with a focus on analyzing the phenomenon of smart collaboration. Relying on the existing collaboration and participation concepts in the smart city domain, an empirical analysis was undertaken of how ICT can promote collaborative governance and increase the partici...
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This panel provides participants a chance to interact with five digital government research center directors about their experiences in building sustainable digital government research centers. Panelists, selected to provide regional representation, will discuss their experiences and share lessons learned. Topics to be covered building a research a...
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This paper presents the preliminary framework proposed by the authors for drivers of Smart Governance. The research question of this study is: What are the drivers for Smart Governance to achieve evidence-based policy-making? The framework suggests that in order to create a smart governance model, data governance and collaborative governance are th...
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E-Government implementation and adoption is influenced by several factors having either an enhancing or an aggravating effect on e-government implementation and use. This paper aims at shedding light on obstacles hindering mainly e-government implementation from two perspectives: the supply- and the demand-side of e-government services. The contrib...
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This contribution aims to demonstrate how Fuzzy Cognitive Maps can be applied as decision support tools in Smart Cities. Simulation as a scientific method represents simplified processes and systems for decision making. Simulating real world scenarios of Smart Mobility on a computer-controlled environment – using Fuzzy Cognitive Maps - allows drawi...
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Information and communication technologies (ICTs) affect democracy and the rule of law. Digitalisation has been perceived as a stimulus towards a more participative society or as support to decision making, but not without criticism. Authors draw on a legal review, case studies and quantitative survey data about citizens’ view on transparency and p...
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This book constitutes the proceedings of the 9th IFIP WG 8.5 International Conference on Electronic Participation, ePart 2017, held in St. Petersburg, Russia, in September 2017. The 11 revised full papers presented in this book were carefully reviewed and selected from 14 submissions. The papers reflect completed multi-disciplinary research ranging...
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Migration is a powerful phenomenon, impacting on virtually all aspects of society. Therefore, it inherits a high grade of complexity and associated set of challenges, such as socio-economic and cultural integration, as well as the broader challenge of data collection, sharing and analysis. Information and Communication Tech-nology (ICT) as integrat...
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Cities around the world have been facing complex challenges from the growing urbanization. The increase of urban problems is a consequence of this phenomenon, added to the lack of policies focusing in citizens’ well-being and safety. Municipal operations centers have played an important role in response of social events and natural disasters as a w...
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Austria has seen some efforts in e-participation initiatives during the last years. However, a single platform comprising many e-participation levels and activities for a broader target group is so far missing. In the project ePartizipation researchers and practitioners worked on a platform demonstrator that integrates multiple online identificatio...
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Digitale Netzwerktechnologien bieten die Chance, auch Entscheidungs- und Produktionsprozesse des öffentlichen Sektors neu und angepasst an die moderne Gesellschaft zu gestalten. Die wissenschaftlichen Projektpartner Fraunhofer FOKUS, Donau-Universität Krems, Technische Universität München und Potsdam eGovernment Competence Center haben sich im Ra...
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It is believed that new governmental approaches and new modes of innovation in governance can increase transparency, support common interests, and support collaboration with citizens and communities. The idea of increasing participation in governance, reflected in concepts like ‘open government’ and participatory governance (Yishai, 2011), is the p...
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Purpose – This paper aims at providing an overview of different approaches toward identity management pertaining to citizen to government (C2G) eGovernment applications. Design/methodology/approach – The paper adopts a comparative law methodology. It asks how different legal systems deal with the same problem. The different legal frameworks of Aus...
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The utilization of new technologies by the public sector differs from the one by private companies and individuals. Regarding technologies that enable transparency, openness and outside participation (those usually associated with the term Open Government), not only a limited knowledge of the relevant technologies and capabilities, but also cultura...
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Mit dem Buch «Kennst du das Recht?» Ein Sachbuch für Kinder und Jugendliche hat eine bemerkenswerte Serie der Rechtsvisualisierung ihren Ausgang genommen: Einerseits finden sich darin mehrere visuelle Ansätze, von Ablaufdiagrammen, Fotos über gemalte Abbildungen bis hin zu Kinderzeichnungen. Das Buch adressiert nicht professionelle Kreise sondern w...
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Mit dem Buch «Kennst du das Recht?» Ein Sachbuch für Kinder und Jugendliche hat eine bemerkenswerte Serie der Rechtsvisualisierung ihren Ausgang genommen: Einerseits finden sich darin mehrere visuelle Ansätze, von Ablaufdiagrammen, Fotos über gemalte Abbildungen bis hin zu Kinderzeichnungen. Das Buch adressiert nicht professionelle Kreise sondern w...
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The SmartGov project seeks to strengthen contemporary urban governance by offering decision support and two-way communication between citizens, governments and other stakeholders in (Smart) Cities. There is a huge, but underdeveloped potential of Linked Open Data and Social Media as crowdsourcing tools that complement regular data collection for de...
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 15th IFIP WG 8.5 International Conference on Electronic Government, EGOV 2016, held in Guimaraes, Portugal, in September 2016, in conjunction with the 8th International Conference on eParticipation, ePart 2016. The 24 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 87 sub...
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This issue comprises the best papers of the CeDEM 15 conference in May 2015 in Krems, Austria. In this issue of JeDEM, we are pleased to include the keynotes by Shauneen Furlong and Alon Peled held at the CeDEM15 Conference at Danube University Krems, research papers from CeDEM and a paper submitted to the JeDEM open submission system. Whilst the k...
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Although of high relevance to political science, the interaction between technological change and political change in the era of Big Data remains somewhat of a neglected topic. Most studies focus on the concept of e-government and e-governance, and on how already existing government activities performed through the bureaucratic body of public admin...
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There is a lack of research concerning the factors influencing the success or failure of open data initiatives. Based on the results of two workshops, we provide a list of 47 success factors for open data publication and 18 success factors for open data use. We further use three case studies (ENGAGE, Open NY, and Open Vienna) to examine how the cri...
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With the widespread adoption of social media in many Asian societies, these platforms are increasingly used in a variety of ways to promote civic and political aims but such uses are shaped by various stakeholders and contexts of use. In this special issue, four papers on Japan, Singapore, Malaysia and China-Australia present highly contextualized...
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E-participation projects have to consider a low participation threshold while maintaining security and data quality standards. While users often perceive complex regulations and logins as hurdles for participation, providers of solutions want to avoid misuse and in some cases have identified the participants uniquely. Not all levels of e-participat...
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The Conference for E-Democracy and Open Government (CeDEM) brings together experts from academia, public authorities, developers and practitioners. The CeDEM proceedings present the essence of academic and practical knowledge on e-democracy and open government. The peer-reviewed academic papers, the reflections, the workshops and the PhD summaries...
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This paper draws parallels between the invention of the printing press and the ascent of the internet and how they affected political developments.
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The following paper presents a quantitative content analysis of blog posts of selected discussions on a EU wide e-participation platform with the goal of showing that emotional writing is an indicator for the frequency of participation in online deliberations. 1 The platform analyzed for this research has been designed to bring young people in c...
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Open Government Data has become an integral part for European governments at all federal levels. However, varying jurisdictions and government structures have also contributed to different operational models. The UK is pursuing a more central approach, expressing political will through its prime minister and with the ODI providing the technical and...
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The 'open society' has become a watchword of liberal democracy and the market system in the modern globalized world. Openness stands for individual opportunity and collective reason, as well as bottom-up empower-ment and top-down transparency. It has become a cherished value, despite its vagueness and the connotation of vulnerability that surrounds...
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Editorial of vol. 6, issue 2. This issue comprises extended articles of CEDEM 14, Conference for eDemocracy and Open Government 2014.