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The New Informatics

  title={The New Informatics},
  author={Bo Dahlbom},
  journal={Scand. J. Inf. Syst.},
  • Bo Dahlbom
  • Published 1 November 1996
  • Education
  • Scand. J. Inf. Syst.
The discipline that used to be called “information systems” is changing its identity. In Sweden, we have emphasized this reorientation by changing our name from “administrative data processing” to “informatics.” I will attempt to characterize this new informatics, describing it as a theory and design oriented study of information technology use, an artificial science with the intertwined complex of people and information technology as its subject matter. I will end by giving some suggestions… 

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