Regulatory compliance and over-compliant information sharing – Changes in the B2G landscape

Bram Klievink*, Marijn Janssen, Haiko van der Voort, Sélinde van Engelenburg

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Business-to-government information exchange has over the past decades greatly benefited from data exchange standards and inter-organisational systems. The data era enables a new shift in the type of information sharing; from formal reporting to opening up full (and big) data sets. This enables new analytics and insights by government, more effective and efficient compliance assessment, and other uses. The emphasis here shifts from establishing formats to deciding what information can be shared, under what conditions, and how to create added value. There are numerous initiatives that explore how to put data to better use for businesses, for government and for their interactions. However, there is limited attention to exactly how these new forms of extensive data sharing affects the supervision relationships. In this paper, we exploratively look across three research projects to identify the implications of information sharing beyond the regulatory requirements (‘over-compliant’). We find that the lack of attention to those implications lead to solutions that are hard to scale up and present unexpected consequences down the line, which may negatively impact the future willingness to explore new potential added value of data sharing.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationElectronic Government - 17th IFIP WG 8.5 International Conference, EGOV 2018, Proceedings
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)9783319986890
Publication statusPublished - 2018
Event17th IFIP WG 8.5 International Conference on Electronic Government, EGOV 2018 - Krems, Austria
Duration: 3 Sept 20185 Sept 2018

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume11020 LNCS
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349


Conference17th IFIP WG 8.5 International Conference on Electronic Government, EGOV 2018

Bibliographical note

Green Open Access added to TU Delft Institutional Repository ‘You share, we take care!’ – Taverne project Otherwise as indicated in the copyright section: the publisher is the copyright holder of this work and the author uses the Dutch legislation to make this work public.


  • B2G
  • Business-to-government
  • Information sharing
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Supervision


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