Information technology provides the means for capturing, storing, processing and retrieving data in information systems. Advances in information technology have continually challenged information systems to explore new ways in which the data captured can be used. The move from improving efficiency of data capture and data storage led to process improvements, improving the effectiveness of […]
Information is intended to change our behaviour in some way, to inform us. One of the characteristics of information is newness, new information on which we can choose to act or not to act. Is all information news and does all news provide information?
In last week’s post I discussed the importance of culture and social memory in establishing the shared context in which we develop a tacit understanding of information. One of the challenges of information management is how to