BC Advantage - 2017 Issue 10
The Interoperability Gap
The first-known use of the term “Interoperability” according to Merriam-Webster was in 1965. Interestingly, other first-known-use terms from that year include:“Pseudosophistication”-false or feigned sophistication“Underreact”-to react with less than appropriate force or intensity“Future shock”-the physical and psychological distress suffered by one who is unable to cope with the rapidity of social and technological changesWhile the term “interoperability” was initially defined for information technology or systems engineering services to allow for information exchange, a broader definition takes into account social, political, and organizational factors that impact system-to-system performance.What does interoperability really mean...
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