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.


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.
ColumnCan big data really deliver what it promises – the insights businesses need to leave the competition trailing in their wake? The latest evidence is exciting: senior leaders in organizations using big data report satisfaction with the results.
InterviewIn an interview with Information-Management.com, Jill Dyche, vice president of thought leadership at SAS, discusses the trends that are elevating the data discussion and forcing the executive suite to become involved in data strategy.
CommentaryWhile better reporting and actuarial analysis help to support financial decisions, improved analytics and decision making greatly assist the rest of the organization.
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Information Management NewsOrganizations’ efforts to go digital — and drive growth through digitization — are picking up steam. But many have more work to do before they can scale their efforts and see material impact.
Summer is in full swing, and if you’re looking for a good book to read, the Society for Information Management Regional Leadership Forum 2014 Book List is a great place to start. Participants in the leadership forum will read all 25 books on the list, but Cliff Higbee, facilitator for the Society for Information Management, narrowed the list down to 10 he recommends every leader should read this year.
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