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Challenges of 4D(ata) Model for Electronic Government


  • Bogdan GHILIC-MICU


  • Marian STOICA


  • Cristian USCATU



Social evolution pyramid, built on the foundation of the ‘90s capitalist society, lead to the emergence of the informational society – years 1990 to 2005 – and knowledge society – years 2005 to 2020. The literature starts using a new concept, a new form of association – artificial intelligence society – foreseen to be established in the next time frame. All these developments of human society and translations or leaps (most of the times apparently timeless) were, are and will be possible only due to the advancing information and communications technologies. The leap to Democracy 3.0, based on information and communication technologies prompts to a radical change in the majority of the classical concepts targeting society structure and the way it is guided and controlled. Thus, concepts become electronic concepts (or e-concepts) through the use of new technologies. E-concepts keep the essence of the classical principles of liberty and democracy, adding a major aspect of the new way of communication and spreading ideas between people. The main problem is to quantify, analyze and foresee the way technological changes will influence not only the economic system, but also the daily life of the individual and the society. Unfortunately (or maybe fortunately, depending on the point of view), all these evolutions and technological and social developments are as many challenges for the governments of the world. In this paper we will highlight only four of the challenges facing the governments, grouped in a structured model with the following specific concepts: Big Data, Social Data, Linked Data and Mobile Data. This is an emerging paradigm of the information and communication technology supporting national and global eGovernment projects.

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  • Bogdan GHILIC-MICU & Marian STOICA & Cristian USCATU, 2015. "Challenges of 4D(ata) Model for Electronic Government," Informatica Economica, Academy of Economic Studies - Bucharest, Romania, vol. 19(2), pages 5-14.
  • Handle: RePEc:aes:infoec:v:19:y:2015:i:2:p:5-14

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