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Making Enterprise Information Management (Eim) Work for Business: A Guide to Understanding Information as an Assetby John Ladley
Synopses & Reviews
Organizations of all types struggle with information. Millions of dollars are spent on ERP applications to integrate data and yet this data still isn’t accessible or relevant. Emails contain hidden liabilities. Safety manuals endanger workers. Worse, there is data and information being created and handled in every nook and cranny of large organizations, well out of view of formal oversight, but within view of customers and regulators. Thus far, any efforts to wrestle the "data-beast" to the ground have failed, and there exists a profound need for all levels of business management, not just IT, to understand the risks, challenges, and subsequent remediation value of treating information as a real asset.
Making Enterprise Information Management (EIM) Work for Business educates executives and middle management in a way that speaks to business issues and solves business problems. The book is divided into two parts, the first of which defines EIM, addresses why it is required, and identifies the business issues surrounding it. The second part acts as a field guide, or "how-to" that explains how EIM can be worked into any organization via various methodologies, techniques, templates, and business case studies.
*Organizes information modularly, so you can delve directly into the topics that you need to understand *Based in reality with practical case studies and a focus on getting the job done, even when confronted with tight budgets, resistant stakeholders, and security and compliance issues. *Includes applicatory templates, examples, and advice for executing every step of an EIM program.
Book News Annotation:
This comprehensive guide to Enterprise Information Management (EIM) provides executives and information managers with both a firm theoretical rationale for developing holistic information systems that value knowledge as a business asset, as well as practical information on the development of robust, scalable systems for providing dynamic and deep business intelligence. The volume provides case studies and practical tutorials for developing both the IT infrastructure required but also for creating a culture that values, and can effectively use, the products delivered. Ladley is an experienced information management expert and EIM consultant Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Information is your most valuable asset. Be sure to manage it right, and make it work for your business today!
Making Enterprise Information Management (EIM) Work for Business educates executives and middle management on the risks, challenges, and subsequent remediation value of treating information as a real asset. The book is divided into two parts, the first of which defines EIM, addresses why it is required, and identifies the business issues surrounding it. The second part acts as a field guide, or "how-to" that explains how EIM can be worked into any organization via various methodologies, techniques, templates, and business case studies.
About the Author
John Ladley is currently the Principal of IMCue Solutions, a consultancy that focuses on providing high value EIM advisory services to CXOs, and IT vendors. He has also editor of the Data Strategy Journal.
Principal of IMCue Solutions, Editor of the Data Strategy Journal
Table of Contents
Part 1 – The Executive’s Guide to Enterprise Information Management: The Road to Managing
Chapter 1 - Introduction and Background
Chapter 2 - EIM the business program
Chapter 3 - Application of EIM
Chapter 4 - Executing EIM
Chapter 5 - Sustaining EIM
Chapter 6 – Summary
Part 2 – The Manager’s Field Guide for Managing Information Assets: A Program for Enterprise Information Management
Chapter 7 – Introduction and Background
Chapter 8 – Designing EIM - Translating business alignment into a roadmap for success
Chapter 9 – Sustaining EIM
Chapter 10 – The Process to the Programs
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