Understanding and supporting information integration is a multidisciplinary undertaking. The project therefore combines perspectives from organizational behavior, computer and information science, and political science. The multi-year research program has concentrated on integration activities in two critical policy areas: justice and public health since they include a full range of functions across all three levels of government. These also are areas in which significant integration initiatives are underway and available for study. Federal, state, and local government agencies are collaborating in the research, as are organizations of government professionals concerned with information technology.