Enterprise information management is an overarching term and strategy to describe related or aligned disciplines and processes for gathering, managing, disseminating, leveraging and disposing of all types of information assets within an organization.


NewsThe Department of Veterans Affairs has initiated a two-year pilot to study innovative approaches to quickly search electronic health records and medical literature for relevant published studies to hasten evidence-based clinical decisions.
NewsIn what is being touted as the first real-world trial of the impact of patient-controlled access to electronic health records, almost half of the patients who participated in the study withheld clinically sensitive information in their EHR from some or all of their healthcare providers.
NewsThe 2015-2020 Federal Health IT Strategic Plan just released by the Office of the National Coordinator for HIT is about “collecting, sharing, and using electronic health information.” Translation: The government is pursuing IT, data and system interoperability.
Each year, the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) conducts a survey to identify the top policy and technology issues facing state government. The resulting list is particularly interesting, especially when compared/contrasted to corporate CIO priorities.
NewsWhile the overwhelming majority of insurance industry executives recognize that major market changes are afoot, only about one in four are engaging in true digital transformation of their business. But those “Digital Transformers” are projecting twice the growth (7.8 percent) of their less digitally aggressive competition (3.9 percent).
NewsSAP SE plans to detail a six-year plan in January as the world’s largest maker of business applications seeks to address investor concerns about slowing growth.
NewsSAP has named Maggie Chan Jones -- a Microsoft and Level 3 veteran -- as chief marketing officer. Moreover, former SAP CMO Jonathan Becher is now chief digital officer leading SAP's new digital business unit. Both moves come as SAP tries to accelerate its Big Data and cloud businesses, and online software sales.
NewsAs the industry works to improve the way online banking information is shared with personal financial management apps, a debate is brewing over whether to end the decades-old practice of screen scraping.
NewsAt first, Hortonworks' plan to launch an IPO (initial public offering) could be great news for Big Data customers and the Hadoop open source community. But take a closer look at Hortonworks' current sales and profits and you may spot new questions about Hadoop's overall Big Data market prospects.
ColumnSome elders believe Millennials are spoiled and have been allowed too much to “have it their own way.” I say nonsense to this claim. We need youth to implement data management methods and techniques that their elders are hesitant, reluctant, or fearful to try.
NewsWhen Martin Jetter takes over IBM Global Technology Services on Jan. 1, 2015, will he be able to jumpstart the business unit's revenue? Or is the classic IT services revenue model due for an overhaul amid cloud and on-demand applications?
Information Management NewsDifferences among regions and countries notwithstanding, phasing out legacy systems and practices in order to innovate and provide improved service levels for agents and customers are pivotal issues for insurers worldwide, according to a Celent research report.
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