Information management (IM) is a critical function in any company. The information residing in your company's information systems is a corporate asset. Accordingly, it must be managed effectively to provide maximum value. What's more, how effectively you manage your company's information will largely be determined by what kind of IM strategy you develop.
However, despite the criticality of the IM function, IM is often a vaguely defined concept, at best. So I think it's a good idea to start with a clear definition. My definition of IM: the utilization of hardware, software, people and processes to gather, store, organize and deliver enterprise information with the twin goals of providing required information to knowledge workers and facilitating management analysis and decision making.
Register or login for access to this item and much more
All Information Management content is archived after seven days.
Community members receive:
- All recent and archived articles
- Conference offers and updates
- A full menu of enewsletter options
- Web seminars, white papers, ebooks
Already have an account? Log In
Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access