Information management

Information age
We've been living in the information age since at least the end of the seventies, early eighties. An age in which - digital - information has increasingly become a key driver and enabler of the economy and of digital transformation. Some point to far earlier periods and the inventions which...
Enterprise content management and business process workflow concept
Actionable data, information and knowledge are at the very center of the value ecosystem most enterprises claim to seek with digital transformation. As we know, digital transformation is happening everywhere and a large majority of organizations say they are in a digital transformation process. If you look at digital transformation from...
Digitization digitalization
Recently I heard someone saying he wanted to digitize his business. It sounded weird. The digitization of an entire business: how do you do that? Turn everyone and everything in bits and bytes? Automate everything and replace humans by robots? Connect everything that is unconnected so far with IoT? He...
A manager at my first job used to say that management is about getting things done. You have heard variations on the same theme such as 'management is getting work/things done by using xyz'. The often used quote came to mind when thinking about the goal of collaboration across all...
Connected optimization
Each organization invests hours of work and numerous processes to deal with documents, data and information every single day and across multiple departments. Managing all the information in the enterprise is a core activity of business: both internally and in the interactions with the broader ecosystem including customers, partners,...