In this paper, Theresa Pardo, et al. describe the growing trend of collaborative governance and the use of information technology to address complex societal issues and outline a number of contexts where information sharing has improved capacity for public administration.
Theresa Pardo, et al. explore the new forms of government that have been enabled by the evolution of information technology and the growing trend towards cross-boundary collaboration in response to public problems. The authors describe emerging post-bureaucratic organizations and interorganizational networks, emphasizing the importance of collaboration, information sharing, and internationalization of social problems inherent in 21st century public administration.