“The most powerful information is MetaInformation- information that improves the process we use to interact with information.”
Metainformation is information about information. The common elements that are classified as metainformation provide a glimpse into what the larger body of information is all about. The construction of metainformation often relies on all the elements identified within the discipline of knowledge management. Knowledge within this context is understood to be the component that involves making use of the data and information to project an outcome.