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 […]
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 […]
An organization architecture is a model that represents the main components of an organization. The model can be used to assess the impact of change on an organization. For example, if an organization plans to introduce new information technology, the organization architecture can be used to identify which elements of the organization may be affected […]
In an article in the Harvard Business Review Michael Porter and James Heppelmann ask organizations to reflect on the question ‘What business are you in?’
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?