Governance is a term that has a quite broad context and means in its core to shape or design areas of life. E-Governance (Electronic Governance) is devoted to the challenges of shaping life areas in face of digital revolution and information era and affects all sectors encompassing the public, private and civil sector. It also affects communication and exchange between the sectors. Here the new availability of people, processes and data is leading to new formability of life areas and a redistribution of public, private and civic tasks, which are discussed among the term Electronic Governance.
The widely known term Electronic Government affects especially the public sector and is defined as the execution of business processes in public administrations through information and communication technology. E-Governance remains on a higher level and should shape and design E-Government strategies.