Title: The Role of Local e-Government in Bureaucratic Reform in Terong, Bantul District, Yogyakarta Province, Indonesia

Author: Ambar Sari Dewi

Affiliation: State Islamic University Sunan Kalijaga Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Abstract: This paper aims to describe the application of local e-Government by the Government of Terong, Bantul District, Yogyakarta Province, Indonesia. The method used in the research is case study. This research shows that the government of Terong has succeed to develop community based e-government model, namely Sistem Informasi Desa (SID/Village Information System). This model is a result of media convergence which already exist, such as community radio, community news letter and citizens forum. Besides media convergence, involvement of all elements in Terong played important role in the development of SID. Strong leadership and good will from local government also contributed to the process of SID. The result of this effort is better public service by local government. These findings conclude that bureaucratic reform can occur with the help of ICT.

Keywords: Local e-government, bureaucratic reform, good governance.

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