In his latest book, James Wallman, coins the term ‘stuffocation’ to reflect that many people’s lives are being suffocated by having too much stuff. This is similar to the way in which too much information stifles the ability to make decisions. Stuffocation and information overload are both founded on the same psychological principles and invoke […]
The Information Commissioner’s Office (http://ico.org.uk/) maintains the register in the UK of organizations who process personal data, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. As Black Country Gifts (www. blackcountrygifts.co.uk) collects personal data in order to process transactions, it has registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office.
Information management seeks to facilitate and encourage the sharing of information within and between organizational functions. Information systems and information technology are implemented to facilitate access to centralized information so why is accessing centralized information difficult?
Information management seeks to remove a silo culture but why? What are the negative aspects of information silos?
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.
How Big a Risk to Information Security do you Pose to your Organization? Take the fun quiz here to find out.
Balancing data security versus data access for authorized users is a constant challenge. By increasing the number and range of security checks to authenticate customer access, are organizations making it more difficult for legitimate customers to access their accounts and subtly moving the balance of responsibility for data security to their customers?