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          Achievement in 5 years 


  • (査読)Toshio OBI, Ishmatova Diana, Naoko IWASAKI “Promoting ICT innovations for the Ageing Population in Japan”: International Journal of Medical Informatics Manuscript number: IJMI-D-11-00269
  • (査読)NGUYEN Thi Thanh Hai, Toshio OBI:“e-Government Implementation Failure: Insights of Prism framework~ The case of Public Administrative management Computerization Project in Vietnam”国際CIO学会 2010年 Vol4. P.5~19
  • (査読)Nguyen Thi Thanh Hai and Toshio OBI: “E-Government Implementation Failure: Insights of Prism Framework -The case of Public Administrative Management Computerization Project in Vietnam”, IAC International Academy Journal, Vol.4, 2010, p4-12(要旨)This paper is to examine the influencing factors for e-Government implementation. As a case study, the Government 112 project is examined as public administrative management computerization project in Vietnam. The deep insight on research indicated the major failure factors by interviews as well as data analysis.
  • (査読)Chih - Hao CHANG and Toshio OBI:”User’s Profile on Public e-Service Usage: A Self-Service Technology Perspective” IAC International Academy Journal, Vol.4, 2010 ,p39-45(要旨)This paper is to focus on public e-Service usage by a self service technology perspective. The authors pointed out how useful the demand side approach with user’s profiles. The case study of Taiwan as social survey is introduced.
  • Toshio OBI:"Waseda University International e-Government Rankings "I-WAYS -Journal of e-Government Policy and Regulation-, IOS PRESS ISSN 1084-4678, 2009(要旨)Institute of e-Government Waseda University has conducted the annual ranking to monitor 40 countries with targeting benchmarks. This paper is to give the insights on its unique research model with 32 indicators in order to create the efficient smart government via improvement of e-Government activities by lessons and experiences in many e-Governments.
  • Toshio OBI, Naoko IWASAKI:"e-Government in Japan" Global e-Governance-Advancing e-Governance Through Innovation and Leadership, IOS Press ISSN 1874-8511, p.37-52, 2009(要旨)This paper is to analyze the case study of Japanese e-Government activities as a successful model on formulating national ICT strategy. The authors emphasize the importance of innovation and leadership for implement of the action plan.
  • Toshio OBI,Naoko IWASAKI:"The New Role of CIO for Green IT"「国際CIO学会ジャーナル第3号」 国際CIO学会 p45-53, 2009年3月25日発行
  • Diana ISHMATOVA, Toshio OBI, "m-Government Services: User Needs and Value" pp. 39-46 I-Ways 「Journal of E-Government and Regulation 32 」(2009), IOS Press, March, 2009
  • ORIHUELA ,Luis and OBI, Toshio :"E-Government Strategies in Latin America" 国際CIO学会ジャーナル2008,VOL2,2008(Summary)The Paper is to analyze the issues of e-Government strategies in Latin America by international perspective. As the case study, the authors picked Peru to be an example to promote e-Government scheme in Latin American region. The issues are described as deployment of internet, cost and security, contents and Legal system.
  • Toshio OBI: "ICT Education on Innovative CIO for Disaster Preparedness and Global Environment" 5th International Conference on ICT and Higher Education, Siam University, Bangkok, Thailand by International Association of University Presidents, November 21 2007(Summary)The paper is to analyze the new role of CIO for both disaster preparedness and global environment. Also, the study is to focus the ICT education on CIO to promote innovative role. The issues of such new areas are analyzed in the context of global warning on environment and public awareness on disaster. Author concludes the CIO activities on the themes should be solved at the top priority.
  • Toshio OBI: "Harnessing ICT for Disaster Preparedness and Education", International Conference on Disaster Preparedness in Asia, organized by APISA(Asian Political and International Studies Association), De La Salle University, Manila, October 8-9, 2007(Summary)The paper is to analyze the importance of ICT for disaster preparedness and need of educational training for the program. The author explained the Japanese case study on the issue since Japan is one of the most affected nations by disasters. The policy implication is to work closely as partners in the region to share experiences for lessons.
  • Toshio OBI:"e-governance for e-government" East Asian ICT Conference, Hong Kong University, Hong Kong, August 23,2007
  • Toshio OBI: "The role of CIO for disaster management" Joint Conference by World Bank and International Academy of CIO at George Mason University, USA October 27,2007
  • Naoko IWASAKI, Toshio OBI:“Innovative CIO- Comparative Study on CIO Core Competencies among US, Japan and ASEAN”e-Indonesia Initiative 2007, Bandung University, Indonesia, April 25-26, 2007
  • Naoko IWASAKI and Toshio OBI: "Measuring Effective Core competence for Business CIOs in the United States" I-WAYS Digest of Electronic Government Policy and regulation IOS Press ISSN 1084-4678 p. 9-15,2007
  • Luis Orihuela and Toshio OBI: "e-Democracy; ICT for a better relation between the State and their citizens"「国際CIO学会ジャーナル」2007年 第1号p.61-65
  • Tran Nhat Le & Toshio Obi:“Mobile Licensing Regulation and the WTO Accession in the case of Vietnam”,International Journal of Electronic Business(IJEB) Volume2 No.1, Jan-Feb, 2007, ISSN, 470-6067, Inderscience Publisher

     International Conference

  • Toshio OBI, The New Role of CIO, 7th Annual General Meeting and Conference “Innovations in IT: for sustainable development and information security”, Moscow, May 17-18 2012
  • Toshio OBI :"The Activity of APEC e-Government Research Center” APECTEL Workshop, Da Nang, Vietnam April 9, 2012
  • Toshio OBI:“Solutions for Japan’s aging population” OECD workshop sponsored by the National Science Foundation Washington, DC, United States 15-16 February 2011
  • Toshio OBI, Naoko IWASAKI:”Disaster Management and ICT-Japanese Experience” Disaster Prevention and Crisis Management Information System 2011 e-Governance Asian Forum Taiwan E-Governance Research Center, Research, Development and Evaluation Commission, Executive Yuan, Taiwan, July 27-28, 2011
  • (査読)Toshio OBI: “e-Governance ”International Conference on e-GOV 2010, UNU Beijing, October 27, 2010
  • Toshio OBI: “Best Practices of Market Research in the era of convergence” ASEM, ICT workshop, Indonesia, July 15, 2010
  • Toshio OBI: “Raising the Status and Going up the Ranks” Future GOV Forum India, April 7. 2010
  • Toshio OBI: “JAPANESE ICT”, The 3rd International Conference on Chief Information Officer, e-Indonesia Initiatives Forum May 5th, 2010, Bandung
  • Toshio OBI: “Public Sector Innovations through Collaboration”, 14 June 2010, i-Gov Global Forum , IDA Singapore
  • Toshio OBI: “Implementing e-Government: Experience from Japan”, VIETNAM e-Government Symposium 2010 Hochi-Minh , July, 15th 2010
  • Toshio OBI: “Solutions for Japan’s aging population”, OECD-NSF Workshop on Building a Smarter Health and Wellness Future Washington on Washington, February 15-16, 2011
  • Toshio OBI: “Diffusion of Car Navigation System in Japan” ITS World Congress Busan, Korea, Oct 28th 2010
  • Toshio OBI: "CIO for Governing Innovation in Information Society-Case Study: Educating Green ITS at University in Japan" Proceedings of 2009 IEEE International conference on ICT and Knowledge Engineering, Siam University, December 1-2,2009, p38-43
  • Toshio OBI:"An Entrepreneurial Response to the Current Economic Crisis: Policy Perspective" IEEE the IEF Program, OECD, Turkey, Sep18, 2009
  • Toshio OBI:'The networking universities in Asia Pacific for educating Green ITS toward a ubiquitous society' ITS World Congress , Stockholm Sweden, Sep 22, 2009
  • Toshio OBI:"Evaluating e-Government in Japan"2009 Asia-Pacific e-Governance International Conference, Taiwan e-Governance Research Center, Sep2-3, 2009
  • Toshio OBI: "Establishment of International CIO University and Training Center Network" International Academy of CIO Bangkok June 29, 2009
  • Diana ISHMATOVA, Toshio OBI, Naoko IWASAKI:"e-Government for Ageing Society in Japan" 9th EURAM2009, Liverpool, May 11-14, 2009
  • Naoko IWASAKI, Toshio Obi: " Innovative Role of CIO for green ICT " ICTs and Climate Change Symposium, ITU ,London, June 17, 2008
  • Toshio Obi : "CIO for Innovative Business, ITU TELECOM Asia, Bangkok, September 2
  • Toshio Obi :"e-municipality in Japan", Japan-Korea e-Local Government Forum, Ministry of Internal Affairs & Communication November 20
  • Toshio Obi :"ICT Trends in Japan" Asia Telecom & Information Exchange Forum, CIAJ, Makuhari, November 2
  • Toshio OBI: "e-Administration for Better Accountability" : APEC Economic Committee-TEL Workshop on e-Governance, APEC, Feb 27, 2008
  • Nguyen Hai THI THANH, Toshio OBI: "How to maximize the GCIO's Contribution to E-Government Programs in Developing Countries" Proceedings of International conference on chief information officer, 2007 e-Indonesia initiatives 2007, Jakarta, April 25-26, 2007
  • Toshio OBI :"CIO for Environment "APECTEL Workshop on CIO for Environment ,Keio Plaza Hotel, March 25 ,2008
  • Toshio OBI :"Ubiquitous Society in Japan" Annual Conference, China Telecom Enterprise Association, Beijing December 4,2007
  • Toshio OBI :"e-Government strategies in Japan" Asia e-Government Forum Government of Korea September 20,2007
  • Naoko IWASAKI, Toshio OBI :"Assessing e-Municipality Globally" Sep. 1 2007 Shanghai 7th International Entrepreneurship Forum, organized by OECD, Essex University and Fudan University, Shanghai
  • Toshio OBI: "Innovation Policy and Cooperation in Asia" Asia Innovation Forum, BSA, Seoul, April 10,2007

     International Conference

  • Toshio OBI :“e-Governance and Innovative Government CIO for ICT Strategy” Philippines e-Governance Forum, Manila, June 22, 2010
  • Toshio Obi:" Innovative e-Government in Japan" ICT and Sustainable Development-Leadership, Governance, and Innovation in the Knowledge Society-New World Renaissance Hotel, Makati City, Philippines April 24, 2008
  • Luis ORIHUELA and Toshio OBI: E-governance in Japan: Analysis of the Current Status of e-government and local e-services, Hawaii, United States, The 8TH International Conference on Electronic Business, September 30 - October 2, 2008
  • Luis ORIHUELA and Toshio OBI: Analysis on the Relationship between the Digital Divide and E-Government Development in the Peruvian Case, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, International Academy of CIO Fall 2008 Meeting November 7, 2008
  • Toshio OBI, Naoko IWASAKI:Tutorial Session of ICEGOV2008 2nd International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance 1 - 4 December 2008, Cairo, Egypt United Nations University
  • Luis ORIHUELA, Toshio OBI:Considerations for the Construction of a Theory on E-Governance, ICT & Knowledge Management Conference 2008, Thailand, December 2-5, 2008
  • Luis ORIHUELA and Toshio OBI:In the ICANN We Trust. An analysis of the United States position, regarding Internet Governance, Singapore, 2009 International Conference on e-Commerce, e-Administration, e-Society, and e-Education (e-CASE 2009) January 8 -10, 2009


  • Jane Fountain, Toshio OBI and others: “ Connecting Governments” Global Advisory Council on Future of Government, World Economic Forum, Jan 20, 2011
  • Nguyen Thi Thanh Hai and Toshio Obi :Government Transformation: The first step to integrate e-business into e-government, USA, in "Integrated E-Business Models for Government Solutions: Citizen-Centric Service Oriented Methodologies and Processes", Editors Dr. Susheel Chhabra and Dr. Muneesh Kumar, IGI Publishing, p.1-15, January, 2009

     National Convention on CIO

  • Naoko IWASAKI, Toshio OBI:“Green CIO for e-Governance” e-Government / CIO / e-Governance International Conference on ICT CIO Environment and IT Governance Nov 6, 2008


  • Toshio OBI :"e-Government World Ranking" workshop on e-government indicators, OECD, March 29, 2010
  • Toshio OBI:"Global Agenda Council on the Future of Government" World Economic Forum, Dubai, Nov. 17 2009
  • Toshio OBI:"Using ICT as a stimulus: Stories from around the world", ITU Telecom2009 Geneva, Oct. 6, 2009
  • Toshio OBI:"Defining the Role of CIO: Building IT Business Operation for Maximizing Corporate Value" Japanese CIO Summit 2009, Yokohama, July 8-10, 2009
  • Toshio OBI, Naoko IWASAKI:"APEC e-Government Research Center" Singapore APECTEL39, April 17, 2009
  • Toshio OBI:"Waseda E-Government Ranking 2008" , Journal「I-WAYS」 ( Journal of E-Government Policy and Regulation ), Volume 31, No2,2008, IOS Press

WASEDA - IAC International Digital Government Ranking 2017
No Countries Score
1    Singapore 91.057
2    Denmark 88.739
3    USA 87.117
4    Japan 81.236
5    Estonia 81.198
6    Canada 77.425
7    New Zealand 75.041
8    South Korea 74.828
9    UK 74.214
10    Taiwan 73.224

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