Digital Innovations and Applications forms the dynamic discipline of Information Science that has transformed humanity due to advances in technological systems and solutions. The potential to solve human problems and manage information is achieved through digital platforms and devices, Internet of Things, artificial intelligent systems, big data and smart solutions. It provides fundamental knowledge, skills and competencies used to develop and sustain digital information in organizations.

Fueled by the fourth and fifth industrial revolutions, these disruptive technologies have transformed industries, organizations, homes, professions and people with seamless opportunities that connect and communicate data and information. This thematic area incorporates avalanche of digital innovations that include digital development and applications; digital information systems; Internet of Things applications; mobile applications development; cloud computing development and applications; social computing and informatics; automation and intelligence systems; digital technologies and development.