Factors Influencing Government Cross-Boundary Information Sharing: Preliminary Analysis of a National Survey

Theresa A. Pardo, J. Ramon Gil-Garcia, G. Brian Burke, and Ahmet Guler
Sept. 1, 2009


Cover FactorsThis report summarizes the results of a national survey of cross-boundary information sharing in the public sector conducted by the Center for Technology in Government (CTG). This national study, conducted by CTG and supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation, was designed to understand how effective information integration and sharing occurs within and across boundaries of organizations. The purpose of the survey was to test the generalizability of a preliminary theoretical model of how policy, organizational, social, and technical factors interact to create criminal justice and public health information sharing capabilities. CTG developed this model based on the data collected and analyzed during earlier phases of the research project.

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