عنوان مقاله [English]
E-government (EG) means extensive use of information technology for optimization of government and governance mechanisms, aimed at increasing transparency of business processes, eliminating the spatial and temporal distance between the people and government, and increasing the participation of people in the political process. E-government essentially refers to the utilization of Information Technology (IT) and other web-based telecommunication technologies to improve and/or enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery in the public sector. E-government consists of the digital interactions between the government and citizens (G2C), government and businesses (G2B), government and employees (G2E), government and governments /agencies (G2G), as well as citizen interaction with their government (C2G).In this article, considering the indicators and models of EG readiness, EG implementation and EG maturity, and using comparative studies and Iranian expert opinions provided the appropriate parameters for evaluating e-government readiness in Iran. This model comprises various aspects including management readiness, security readiness, network readiness, roles and regulation readiness, standard readiness, monitoring and evaluation readiness, cultural readiness, content readiness, government employee readiness, equipment readiness, financial readiness, political readiness, computer software readiness and citizens readiness.