Digital Information Asset Evaluation: Characteristics and Dimensions

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Information Systems and Organisation book series (LNISO, volume 7)


Information growth makes the understanding of the value of digital information assets a key issue to information systems management. To this end, the paper discusses the results of the reconstruction of a multidisciplinary literature, addressing information value or some of the related concepts or drivers. The analysis allows identifying characteristics and dimensions relevant to digital information asset evaluation. In particular, information capacity results as a core characteristic of information value, encompassing information quality, information structure, information infrastructure, and information diffusion.


Information value Digital information asset Information capacity Information quality Information utility 



The work presented in this paper has been partially supported by the FutureEnterprise FP7 Project Grant agreement no: 611948 for Coordination and Support action, and by the Italian PON project PON01_00861 SMART (Services and Meta-services for SMART eGovernment).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.EPFL-CDM-CSILausanneSwitzerland
  2. 2.Università degli Studi di Milano-BicoccaMilanItaly

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