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Chapter 2. Principles for Working in the State-Local Environment

This chapter presents a set of nine fundamental principles to guide state- local information system initiatives. These principles support shared vision and commitment Πvision of what is to be achieved and commitment to a collaborative way of achieving it. Sometimes the pressure to design and establish a system quickly leads us to forget or downplay some of these principles. However, our best practices research clearly shows that each one is important to success.