Digital Government: Research and Practice (DGOV)


Digital Government: Research and Practice (DGOV) is an interdisciplinary journal on the potential and impact of technology on governance innovations and its transformation of public institutions. It promotes applied and empirical research from academics, practitioners, designers, and technologists, using political, policy, social, computer, and data sciences methodologies.

DGOV aims to appeal to a wider audience of research and practice communities with novel insights, disruptive design ideas, technical solutions, scientific and empirical knowledge, and a deep understanding of digital impact in the public sector. The major areas include the new forms of governance and citizen roles in the inter-connected digital environment, as well as the governance of new technologies, including governance of automation, sensor devices, robot behavior, artificial intelligence, and big data. Whether it is governing technology or technology for governing, the goal is to offer cutting-edge research and concepts designed to navigate and balance the competing demands of transparency and cybersecurity, innovation and accountability, and collaboration and privacy.  It covers computational, technical, social scientific, behavioral, analytical, theoretical, and integrative approaches.

Research-focused articles will require scientific rigor, and the practice papers will emphasize the real-world problems faced and the process by which they were solved through a variety of methods. DGOV encourages authors to share their experimental data, observational data, or prototype systems to enhance the transparency of their studies.

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