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Appendix II. Survey Factors

Factors influencing government cross-boundary information sharing initiatives
1
 
Focusing Event
 
2
 
Enabling Legislation
 
3
 
Institutional Framework
 
4
 
Support from the Legislature
 
5
 
Executive Involvement
 
6
 
Enabling Leadership
 
7
 
Formally Assigned Project Manager(s)
 
8
 
Informal Leaders
 
9
 
Respect for Autonomy of Participating Organizations
 
10
 
Exercise of Authority
 
11
 
Availability of Financial Resources
 
12
 
Technical Infrastructure
 
13
 
Use of External Consultants
 
14
 
Governance Structure
 
15
 
Common Standards
 
16
 
Diversity of Participating Organizations and their Goals
 
17
 
Group Past Experiences
 
18
 
Individual Past Experiences
 
19
 
Knowledge of Information Needs—Individual organizations
 
20
 
Knowledge of Information Needs—Participating organizations
 
21
 
Knowledge of Information Needs—Cross-boundary initiative
 
22
 
Knowledge of Intra and Inter-organizational Business Processes—Own Organization, Other Organizations and Across Organizations
 
23
 
Knowledge of Own Organization—Policies, Technologies and Management Practices
 
24
 
Knowledge of Participating Organizations—Policies, Technologies and Management Practices
 
25
 
Knowledge of Initiative—Policies, Technologies and Management Practices
 
26
 
Knowledge of Environment
 
27
 
Knowledge of Current and Emerging Technologies
 
28
 
Technical Skills
 
29
 
Collaboration Skills—Communication, Coordination, Collaboration and Effectiveness
 
30
 
Boundary Object Use
 
31
 
Clarity of Roles and Responsibilities of Participating Organizations
 
32
 
Confidentiality and Privacy Concerns
 
33
 
Security Concerns
 
34
 
Political Concerns about Information Disclosure
 
35
 
Confidentiality and Privacy Concerns
 
36
 
Unmet Concerns
 
37
 
Incentives
 
38
 
Trust among Key Participants
 
39
 
Willingness to Participate
 
40
 
Localized, Episodic Problem Solving
 
41
 
Appropriate and Effective Strategies