Black Country Gifts (www.blackcountrygifts.co.uk) started trading four months ago. The information management in practice series discusses the challenges of managing information on a day-to-day basis in organizations. This blog reflects on the initial stages of setting up the business and the information that Black Country Gifts needs to manage. Starting the Business The business model […]
Mind maps are a colourful way to organize your thoughts, take notes, and plan activities. Mind maps are also a powerful means of creating, capturing and communicating information. Managing information using mind maps explores how these colourful creations support information management activities. The core principle of mind mapping is to use colour and images to […]
Information technology enables us to communicate in text, audio and visual means across vast distances, but is IT a barrier to communicating information effectively over short distances?
On 13 December 2014 new food regulations relating to allergen information come into force across Europe. The regulations affect anyone who works in any form of food preparation and food service. The changes to food regulations affect data management as catering companies will need to improve their data management practices to ensure that serving staff […]
Information technology is a tool that enables us to share and request information but sometimes IT shackles us and holds us hostage. Were you able to take a break from your organization this summer, or did IT interrupt your holiday?
Information technology has evolved but has the information communicated through the technology also evolved, or are we communicating the same information as other animals on the planet? This week’s blog considers the information in animal communication.