Business Informatics: A Possible Specialization of MSc-Information Science & Technology (IST): Challenges and Opportunities in Developing Countries Context

International Journal on Recent Researches in Science, Engineering & Technology, 5(10), 54-63, ISSN : 2347-6729.

10 Pages Posted: 30 Oct 2017

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Prantosh Paul

Raiganj University

P. S. Aithal

Srinivas Institute of Management Studies

A. Bhuimali

Raiganj University

Date Written: October 28, 2017

Abstract

Information is one of the important domains, which deals with computing, information studies, and principles. Informatics is concerned with so many activities such as information collection, selection, organization, processing, management, and dissemination. Informatics and Information Science are close domains and even in many countries, they are treated as the same domain with different nomenclatures only. Information Science is an Applied Science domain responsible for information solution and at the same time technological solutions of the wider community and society. Information Science is available in so many universities and academic units and the flagship programme on Information Science is MSc-Information Science. Even in some universities specializations like Chemo informatics, Medical Informatics etc. are available. This paper talks about Information Science and its needs, values, characteristics. The Paper also talks about possibilities of introducing MSc- Information Science [Business Informatics] programme and also proposed Business Informatics specialization in Information Science [MSc] programme in Indian universities and elsewhere.

Keywords: Retail Informatics, Business Informatics, MSc-Information Science, Marketing Management, MSc-Information Science, Business Informatics, Computing, Information Management

Suggested Citation

Paul, Prantosh and Aithal, P. S. and Bhuimali, A., Business Informatics: A Possible Specialization of MSc-Information Science & Technology (IST): Challenges and Opportunities in Developing Countries Context (October 28, 2017). International Journal on Recent Researches in Science, Engineering & Technology, 5(10), 54-63, ISSN : 2347-6729.. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3061067

Prantosh Paul

Raiganj University ( email )

Yogesh Bhawan; S/O Santi Ranjan Biswas; Ashok Pall
Near Asha Cinema Hall; P.O.+ P.S. Raiganj
Raiganj, West Bengal 733134
India

P. S. Aithal (Contact Author)

Srinivas Institute of Management Studies ( email )

Srinivas Campus
Pandeshwar
Mangalore, Mangalore 575001
India
9343348392 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://www.srinivasuniversity.ac.in

A. Bhuimali

Raiganj University

Yogesh Bhawan; S/O Santi Ranjan Biswas; Ashok Pall
Near Asha Cinema Hall; P.O.+ P.S. Raiganj
Raiganj, West Bengal 733134
India

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