IQ: Purpose and Dimensions [chapter]

Phyllis Illari
2014 The Philosophy of Information Quality  
In this article I examine the problem of categorising dimensions of information quality (IQ), against the background of a serious engagement with the hypothesis that IQ is purposedependent. First, I examine some attempts to offer categories for IQ, and a specific problem that impedes convergence in such categorisations is diagnosed. Based on this new understanding, I suggest a new way of categorising both IQ dimensions and the metrics used in implementation of IQ improvement programmes
more » ... programmes according to what they are properties of. I conclude the paper by outlining an initial categorisation of some IQ dimensions and metrics in standard use to illustrate the value of the approach.
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-07121-3_14 fatcat:vhvbanspijactbrkhfd552jhbe