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The International Journal of Management Science and Information Technology (IJMSIT)


The international journal of management Science and information technology (IJMSIT) is a refereed journal and publishes high-quality theoretical and empirical papers in the areas of management science and information technology. This journal reports the impact of information technologies on the managerial and organizational topics. IJMSIT develops a comprehensive and theoretical framework by using a multidisciplinary approach to management and information technology for researchers and practitioners.


Editor-in-chief: J. J. Ferreira, University of Beira Interior, Portugal, Email:
Published: Quarterly
Copyright: 2012, North American Institute of Science and Information Technology (NAISIT)
ISSN: ISSN 1923-0265 (Print) - ISSN 1923-0273 (Online) - ISSN 1923-0281 (CD-ROM)

Role of metadata in county governance performance: a case of county governmentsin Kenya
24 : Issue 24 - (Apr-Jun 2017) ( 2017-06 )


This document gives information on the adoption of metadata in the management of various units within the county. It brings to the fore the various categories of metadata that can be utilized to enable the counties visualize their objective. Metadata can be described as data about data it therefore details when, where and by whom a particular set of data was collected. It is therefore essential for understanding information stored in data warehouses. Many organizations since the advent of database technology, data warehousing and even recently cloud computing have been storing large volumes of data and information. Little of this data has been essential to this organizations whereas much percentage of the data has not been mined for utilization at all.

Author(s): Neyole Misiko Jacob - Kenya - Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture at Technology
Muchelule Yusuf - Kenya - Umma University
Carolyn Mwasaa Mbinya - Kenya - Umma University –Kajiado
Keywords: Metadata, County government, data, users
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