Information is the foundation of every organization. Those with accurate, reliable and timely information have an economic advantage over their competitors. Best practices, found within best-in-class organizations, dictate that information be treated in the same manner as other valuable assets and, regardless of their type, assets require careful management, thoughtful governance, and strategic consideration in their use and control.
Skilful information and records management improves organizational efficiency and business results by delivering measurable competitive advantages such as; customer intimacy, supplier optimization, risk mitigation, data-driven decision support and internal transparency. In fact, any business output that is dependent on the delivery of quality, trusted and timely information to the right user or process at the right time in an understandable and interpret-able way requires good information management practices.
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Information management is closely related to, and overlaps with, the management of data, systems, technology, processes and – where the availability of information is critical to organisational success – strategy.
Data professionals demand swift access to data in order to perform their analytical duties. To meet these demands the Information Services Department have to be agile in providing the most appropriate data platform.
Some data warehouse projects might be Good. You might even find a few that are Better. Unfortunately “Bad” is often associated with Data Warehousing because business users still struggle to obtain accurate information
A plethora of terminologies, acronyms and technologies are currently in the mix. For the un-inaugurated and the professionals alike it has become a minefield, open to misinterpretation and misrepresentation.
Given the importance of data in today’s connected business environment, organisations have no choice but to embrace a more effective data management plan (DMP) as the means to empower them to make better decisions.