Chapter 7. Web Services Policy

There is a broad set of historical work in the area of computer systems and information policy. This includes different perspectives on how technical (IT) staff and business managers maintain and manage information systems. As the underlying technology evolves, so does the ability to use meta-information about those systems to help businesses and customers do more with the systems they have.

Much of the historical policy work has concentrated on the data management, systems configuration, and security areas. A business’ need to manage the information and resources under its control often drives this focus. As businesses depend more on technology, their ability to control access to resources and enforce their administrative ...

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