Dr. Klaus Lenk

is Professor emeritus of Public Administration at Carl-von-Ossietzky-Universität Oldenburg, Germany. After training in law (Dr. iur., Heidelberg, 1969) and a short stay at the Science Directorate of OECD (1971/2), he is working, for more than four decades now, at the crossroads of Public Administration and Information Systems, with a keen interest in the field of social informatics, originally known as „Computers and Society“. His scientific orientation is praxeological and design-oriented. Among his recent publications are proposals for a new architecture of federal administrative systems (Switzerland, Germany) enabled by digital government, as well as texts detailing the implications of recent forms of digitalisation for public agency (mostly in German).