Information is a resource that organizations use and like other resources, the information needs to be managed. This blog outlines 10 information management functions. Typical definitions of information management refer to information management as managing the processes that affect information through the information life cycle. Information management problems can occur at any stage in the […]
Retailers have information systems in place to capture and analyse data about our shopping purchases, however, Ken Davies (2015) reporting from the Omnichannel Summit, announced that “80% of shoppers leave a bricks and mortar retail outlet without buying anything”. Retailers therefore need information systems to capture data about the times when we go into a […]
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?
The phrase ‘working in a silo’ generally has negative connotations and information management policies usually seek to eradicate a silo culture. This post explores whether there are any positive aspects of information silos.
Supermarkets Restructure Information Flows: Three of the major UK supermarket chains have announced plans to change their organizational structure. How will this affect their information management?
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 […]