Beyond Productivity: Information, Technology, Innovation, and Creativity

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Overview

Computer science has drawn from and contributed to many disciplines and practices since it emerged as a field in the middle of the 20th century. Those interactions, in turn, have contributed to the evolution of information technology – new forms of computing and communications, and new applications – that continue to develop from the creative interactions between computer science and other fields.

Beyond Productivity argues that, at the beginning of the 21st century, information technology (IT) is forming a powerful alliance with creative practices in the arts and design to establish the exciting new, domain of information technology and creative practices—ITCP. There are major benefits to be gained from encouraging, supporting, and strategically investing in this domain.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780309088688
  • Publisher: National Academies Press
  • Publication date: 5/15/2003
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 268
  • Product dimensions: 7.08 (w) x 9.98 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Summary and Recommendations 1
1 Information Technology, Productivity, and Creativity 15
2 Creative Practices 30
3 Advancing Creative Practices through Information Technology 61
4 The Influence of Art and Design on Computer Science Research and Development 96
5 Venues for Information Technology and Creative Practices 118
6 Schools, Colleges, and Universities 151
7 Institutional Issues and Public Policy 176
8 Supporting Work in Information Technology and Creative Practices 197
App. A Biographies of Committee Members and Staff 237
App. B Briefers at Committee Meetings 247
The Computer Science and Telecommunications Board 251
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