Are we at a turning point in digital information? The expansion of the internet is unprecedented. Will information science become part of computer science and does rise of the term informatics demonstrate convergence of information science and information technology - a convergence that must surely develop? This work reflects on such issues.
Much of the development in the tools and techniques for manipulating information has been ad-hoc and little attention has been paid to the broader issues of coherence and co-ordination of the information increasingly used to drive modern organizations. This title addresses these broader issues.