By Norbert Gronau, Claudia Müller, Mathias Uslar (auth.), Dimitris Karagiannis, Ulrich Reimer (eds.)
This e-book comprises the papers provided on the fifth overseas convention on Pr- tical facets of information administration equipped by way of the dept of data administration, Institute of laptop technology and enterprise Informatics, college of Vienna. the development came about on December 02–03, 2004 in Vienna. The PAKM convention sequence deals a communique discussion board and assembly flooring for practitioners and researchers engaged in constructing and deploying complicated bu- ness recommendations for the administration of data and highbrow capital. Contributions pursuing built-in ways which examine organizational, technological and c- tural problems with wisdom administration were elected for presentation. PAKM is a discussion board for individuals to proportion their perspectives, to switch rules, to strengthen new insights, and to examine thoroughly new different types of strategies for wisdom administration difficulties. The authorised papers are of top of the range and aren't too really good in order that the most matters might be understood via somebody outdoor the respective ?eld. this can be an important for an interdisciplinary alternate of rules. Like its predecessors, PAKM 2004 featured invited talks. it's a genuine pleasure seeing the visibility of the conferenceincrease and noting that kno- side administration researchers and practitioners from world wide submitted - pers. This yr, 163 papers and case experiences have been submitted, from which forty eight have been - cepted.