Issues and challenges: cloud computing e-Government in developing countries

Al Mudawi, Naif, Beloff, Natalia and White, Martin (2020) Issues and challenges: cloud computing e-Government in developing countries. International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications, 11 (4). pp. 7-11. ISSN 2158-107X

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Cloud computing has become essential for IT resources that can be delivered as a service over the Internet. Many e-government services that are used worldwide provide communities with relatively complex applications and services. Governments are still facing many challenges in their implementation of e-government services in general, including Saudi Arabia, such as poor IT infrastructure, lack of finance, and insufficient data security. This research paper investigates the challenges of e-government cloud service models in developing countries. This paper finds that governments in developing countries are influenced by how the top management deals with the attention to the adoption of cloud computing. Further, organisational readiness levels of technologies, such as IT infrastructure, internet availability and social trust of the adoption of new technology as cloud computing, still present limitations for e-government cloud services adoption. Based on the findings of the critical review, this paper identifies the issues and challenges affecting the adoption of cloud computing in e- government such as IT infrastructure, internet availability, and trust adopted new technologies thereby highlighting benefits of cloud computing-based e-government services. Furthermore, we propose recommendations for developing IT systems focused on trust when adopting cloud computing in e-government services (CCEGov).

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Challenges, issue, privacy, security, social, e-governance services, citizen
Schools and Departments: School of Engineering and Informatics > Informatics
Research Centres and Groups: Centre for Cognitive Science
Depositing User: Naif Al Mudawi
Date Deposited: 04 May 2020 07:35
Last Modified: 04 May 2020 07:45

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