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Factors Influencing Government Cross-Boundary Information Sharing

Abstract

Executive Summary

Introduction

Project Background Leading up to the Survey

Survey Respondent Demographics and Experiences with CBI Initiatives

Characteristics, Results, and Effectiveness of the Initiative

Comparisons between Different Groups of Respondents

Factors Affecting the Initiative

Concluding Remarks

Acknowledgements

Appendix I. Survey Methodology, Sample, and Response Rate

Appendix II. Survey Factors

Appendix III. Survey Items from Highest Means to Lowest Means

Abstract
Factors Influencing Government Cross-Boundary Information Sharing: Preliminary Analysis of a National Survey
Tue, 01 Sep 2009
Theresa A. Pardo, J. Ramon Gil-Garcia, G. Brian Burke, and Ahmet Guler
 
This 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.