ERIC Number: ED303178
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Information Systems for Government and Business: Trends, Issues, Challenges. Proceedings of the Kawasaki International Seminar on the Information Systems Challenge for Government and Business (2nd, Kawasaki City, Japan, July 21-24, 1987).
United Nations Centre for Regional Development, Nagoya (Japan).
The 25 papers in this proceedings were presented by national and international information systems experts, development planners, and scholars at a seminar that was jointly sponsored by the United Nations Centre for Regional Development and the city of Kawasaki, Japan. Designed to reach a wider group of interested planning practitioners and information systems specialists, the report begins with two keynote addresses: "Information Technology and Regional Development--Challenges and Opportunities for Developing Countries" (Hidehiko Sazanami); and "Public/Private Partnerships in Information Systems in Public Administration" (Jean V. Salmona). The texts of 22 papers are then presented in five categories: (1) The Challenges of Information Systems Today; (2) Comparative Case Studies of Information Systems Projects; (3) Training in Information Systems; (4) Developing and Implementing Effective Information Systems Strategies; and (5) The Advanced Information City. A synthesis of the findings of research on information systems implementation in developing countries concludes the report. Countries represented in the individual presentations include China, Indonesia, Japan, the Netherlands, Singapore, and Thailand. Introductory materials include an annotated listing of the presented papers, and a list of contributors which includes their addresses is attached. (CGD)
Descriptors: Business, Case Studies, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Information Networks, Information Systems, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Microcomputers, Professional Training, Public Administration, Scientific and Technical Information, Technological Literacy, Telecommunications, Urban Planning, User Needs (Information)
United Nations Centre for Regional Development, Nagono 1-47-1, Nakamura-ku, Nagoya 450, Japan ($20.00 for developed countries, $15.00 for developing countries).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Guides - General; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Centre for Regional Development, Nagoya (Japan).