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Machteld Meijer
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Information management
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Hi everybody,There are many homonyms and synonyms in our working field.I would like to know from the visitors of this site: when you are talking about Information management, what do you mean with…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Machteld Meijer Feb 2, 2011.

 

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Machteld Meijer commented on Paul Wallis's blog post Why does Information Technology exist?
"Nice story !   I think the content of data is not a responsibility of an IT manager and a subject IT managers have to understand, though. Maybe an information manager should? (or perhaps my definition of an IT manager differs from…"
Feb 3, 2011
Machteld Meijer replied to Machteld Meijer's discussion Information management
"What I forgot to mention: You can read something about the way we look at this matter in: http://www.maise.nl/Comparison%20ISO%2020000%20and%20ASL-BiSL%20v3.pdf ; Any comments are very welcome !"
Feb 2, 2011
Machteld Meijer replied to Machteld Meijer's discussion Information management
"Thank you all very much for your answers so far. Some of the answers are derived from the theory (ISO standards, and Ivor's answer); does that mean the word is not used very often in practice (it is not in the ITIL glossaries, for…"
Feb 2, 2011
Martin Neville replied to Machteld Meijer's discussion Information management
"Machteld   To my mind, Information Management is about the content rather than the technology.  It involves data (usually numbers) and records (documents, spreadsheets, emails, etc) ensuring that they are properly managed.  Management…"
Feb 2, 2011
Ivor Evans replied to Machteld Meijer's discussion Information management
"To understand the term Information Management it is necessary first to understand the meaning of the two words.   Management is well described as the organizational process that includes strategic planning, setting objectives, managing…"
Feb 2, 2011
Diane McWade replied to Machteld Meijer's discussion Information management
"Hello Machteld,   Information Management for me in it's broadest sense is actually data management, owned by the business and is about maintaining quality data, a very basic discipline, "garbage in = garbage out".   In a…"
Feb 1, 2011
Melvin Reynolds replied to Machteld Meijer's discussion Information management
"ISO/IEC 2382-1:1993 (Edition 3) "Information technology -- Vocabulary -- Part 1: Fundamental terms" from ISO/IEC JTC 1 gives it as "In an information processing system, the functions of controlling the acquisition, analysis,…"
Feb 1, 2011
Machteld Meijer posted a discussion

Information management

Hi everybody,There are many homonyms and synonyms in our working field.I would like to know from the visitors of this site: when you are talking about Information management, what do you mean with this term?On the internet one can find different meanings of this term. I wonder which meaning is being used in (your) practice (and which country you come from)After having read some of your suggestions I'll add a description of what we in The Netherlands usually mean when we use this term.Thanks in…See More
Jan 28, 2011
Machteld Meijer commented on Paul Wallis's blog post O-I-B-I-A-I-S-I-H-I-I … a bit of a mouthful
"Hi Steven, If you think it might help it is very welcome. If it is not too complicated (OBASHI for dummies :-) ) that might be the case. Can you find my e-mail adress in your data? Otherwise you can find it on www.maise.nl . Or send me a…"
Sep 6, 2010
Machteld Meijer commented on Paul Wallis's blog post O-I-B-I-A-I-S-I-H-I-I … a bit of a mouthful
"I'm afraid I still don't get it. I hope Mark does. Starting at the business (which everybody always should do): I have a business process. Selling assurances for instance. Most important to me is : which information do I need to run my…"
Sep 6, 2010
Machteld Meijer commented on Paul Wallis's blog post O-I-B-I-A-I-S-I-H-I-I … a bit of a mouthful
"Hi Paul Thanks for your reaction! I need some time to get back to you with a reaction from my side. Machteld"
Sep 1, 2010
Machteld Meijer commented on Fergus Cloughley's blog post Data flow and the big picture of business and IT
"Just a couple of, maybe stupid, questions. Data flow : what is most important in OBASHI: the size and direction of the data-flow or the content of the data? What is most important to OBASHI: the data- or information flow within and between…"
Aug 31, 2010
Machteld Meijer commented on Paul Wallis's blog post O-I-B-I-A-I-S-I-H-I-I … a bit of a mouthful
"Thank you very much for answering my question in your blog!! Actually with the I of Information I do not mean an information or data flow. The I we include in the models is the I of the Information a business process needs. From the business point…"
Aug 31, 2010
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Senior/expert Consultant - Trainer
What company do you work for?
Maise
What would you like to use OBASHI for?
To compare it to other methods and learn from the way OBASHI founders look at the IT world (or vice versa)

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At 10:04 on August 31, 2010, STEVEN PEARSON said…
Hi Machteld

Welcome to OBASHI Think!

We look forward to hearing what you think on about the IT world and how OBASHI can help.
 
 
 

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