Everyone agrees that organizations need an information management strategy but how do you develop one? This blog focuses on the key stages of work required to develop an information management strategy. Stage 1: Gain Senior Management Commitment Resources are needed to develop an information management strategy and the only way to gain access to the […]
Information Management Principles
Roots of Information
The underground network of tree roots provides four essential functions to maintain the health of a tree. Information management provides the roots of information quality
Lessons from Paddington Bear
Paddington Bear is known for being polite and well meaning, if a little accident prone. The fictional character created by Michael Bond in 1958 is the subject of a film released today in the UK. What lessons from Paddington Bear can we learn about managing information?
Loom Bands Demonstrate Data Management Principles
Homes around the world have been invaded by coloured loom bands; small coloured rubber bands that can with patience, be intertwined to create a range of jewellery and accessories. As floors become littered with these bands, how can loom bands demonstrate data management principles?
Negative Aspects of Information Silos
Information management seeks to remove a silo culture but why? What are the negative aspects of information silos?
The Difference Between Hoarding and Collecting
Do you Hoard Data or Collect Information? The life of people who excessively hoard a huge amount of items is a popular topic for television. Viewers are shown how the sheer volume of possessions takes over every inch of living space, to the extent that rooms become unusable, severely impacting the lives of the hoarder […]
McDonaldization of Information Provision
In April 1955 the first franchised McDonald’s restaurant was opened. Most of us are familiar with the fast food chain which provides a signpost of familiarity wherever we are. Many organizations are now considering McDonalidization, exploring