E-Government Trends and Maturity Status

October, 2003


For the average citizen or business, interfacing with the local, state, or federal government can often be a frustrating and time-consuming venture. Will the Internet simplify our interactions with the government? What is the status of e-business in the government sector, also called e-government? When will we be able to use the Internet for many of these functions? How serious is the government about e-business and how fast are they moving? What are the hurdles with implementing e-government?