This book provides a clear and concise overview of Information Management covering the key aspects of infrastructure, design, information assets and managing information.
* Part 1 explores the diversity and changing nature of managing the information management function.
* Part 2 investigates the role of information as an organizational resource.
* Part 3 focuses on managing organizational data and information.
* Part 4 examines the role of information management in organizational strategy and change.
"Ever wondered why IT investments have failed to produce the expected returns or led to unintended outcomes? Read this book, and you'll get many of the answers you're looking for!"
Bob Galliers, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Bentley College, USA
Introduction: Managing the Information Management Function – Managing information in modern organizations (Hinton); Organizing and leading the information technology function (Applegate, McFarlan and McHenney); Introduction: Information as an Organizational Resource – Data, capta, information and knowledge (Checkland and Holwell); The process of information management (Hinton); The processes which information systems support (Checkland and Holwell); Organizations and information (Orna); Introduction: Managing Organizational Data and Information – Generic types of information systems (Hinton); Business information systems (O’Brien); Information systems for human resource applications (Bee and Bee); Distributed systems, EDI and the organization (Curtis and Cobham); Introduction: Information Management in Organizational Strategy and Change – Strategy and information systems (Curtis and Cobham); The search for opportunity (Applegate, McFarlan and McKenney); The need for redesign (Robson); Investing in information technology (Hinton and Kaye); Index.