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e-Business and e-Government Academy


SIG Chair: Dr. Abdullah Mohammed Basahel

Assistant Professor, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia


The Business and e-Government Special Interest Group is an open society of ITDA members who are interested in sharing ideas, knowledge and experiences with others in the field. The (e)-business and (e)-government SIG is a formal group organized around a common interest area, offering the opportunity for ongoing interaction among PhD researchers and academics, practitioners, and professionals regarding a certain topic. It also approaches experts, agencies, suppliers, lecturers and other organisations on behalf of e-business and e-government members in order to share knowledge and understanding of the latest ideas that are applicable to the business and government industry. Click here to join.


The ITDA (e)-business and (e)-government SIG currently offers Practitioner and Academic a wide range of benefits including:

  • To facilitate interaction among academics, business people and policy makers specifically within the context of (e)-business and (e)-government.
  • To stimulate new research in (e)-business and (e)-government and help link theory with practice.
  • Internet-based discussion groups that offer opportunities to interact with your peers for concept sharing, learning and networking.
  • Resources and references when you are searching for information.
  • Online events and discussion with industry experts that help keep you current with trends in your area of (e)-business and (e)-government.
  • An online forum of academics and practitioners professionals who can help with idea generation or benchmarking ideas.
  • To promote the globalization of (e)-business and (e)-government courses and education and learning with a particular emphasis upon (e)-business and (e)-government.
  • To disseminate research findings, theoretical contributions, and successful business practices among members.


Topics to be discussed in this (e)-business and (e)-government SIG includes (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Dissemination of high quality research at the interface between information systems and business management.
  • Information Systems (IS) strategy.
  • IS evaluation.
  • Enterprise Application Integration.
  • (e)-business Adoption.
  • (e)- government Implementation, Diffusion, and Adoption.
  • (T)- government.
  • (M)- government.
  • Information Management.
  • Security and Regulation.
  • Technology Integration Solutions (TIS).
  • Local Government Authorities.
  • Stakeholders.
  • Stakeholder theory.
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