Provide Security and Comfort with a Business Continuity Plan

By |2020-11-07T21:19:45-05:00November 17th, 2020|

In a world where data breach is on the rise, security is very important for the safety of employees and a company’s information. Natural and manmade disasters of any kind happen every day, so how do you keep your data safe?  One way to keep your people and information secure is by implementing a [...]

Deterring Cyber-Creepers On The Web

By |2020-10-16T16:38:15-04:00October 16th, 2020|

If you are like me, you access multiple websites, each requiring a different username and password format to set up an account. Over time, keeping track of my accounts and passwords has been a difficult task, and recalling that information (letters, numbers) when and where it is needed can be frustrating and time-consuming. Tracking [...]

Information Lifecycle Management

By |2020-07-17T09:23:26-04:00July 17th, 2020|

Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) is the practice of applying policies to the management of information throughout its life. The ILM includes every phase from the creation of a document or record to its destruction.  Records are considered to be actual documents or information related to associated documents, such as business transactions or information used to [...]

The Four Stages of Information Management

By |2020-07-17T09:19:24-04:00July 17th, 2020|

Information management could be a task or responsibility a client assigns to a vendor for a project, but what does information management mean? The words information management mean exactly that, managing information. This means that individuals, vendors, and stakeholders are responsible for the managing of a client’s information, which could be a variety of different [...]

Information Management as a Catalyst by Lauryn Andrews

By |2020-06-19T11:10:41-04:00June 19th, 2020|

“Information is an asset, and its effective management can have a direct and lasting impact on achieving business objectives.” - Queensland Government Enterprise Architecture The definition of information management is in constant flux as technology and business needs evolve over time. According to SmartSheet, “information management can encompass a cycle of organizational activities: gathering data, [...]

Information Management Simplified by Alec Mitchell

By |2020-06-19T11:05:26-04:00June 19th, 2020|

The thought of information management can sound complicated or overly broad, but many aspects of information management are used in our daily personal lives—we just don’t think of them in such a formal way. I’ll provide you with an example that’s easy to understand and even apply to your own life. First, here are a [...]

The Consequences of an Error in Your Master Data by Daniel Krouse

By |2020-06-19T10:57:09-04:00June 19th, 2020|

Data validation is more than limiting entries to a drop down on a spreadsheet or making sure that columns are all formatted correctly.  It is a systematic procedure to ensure accuracy, consistency, and quality in your data at every step of the extract, transform, load and processing cycles. The 2020 Iowa Caucus Debacle provides an [...]

Seeing into the Data: Focusing on Data Quality by Eric Hershberger

By |2020-05-27T07:12:19-04:00May 27th, 2020|

Data is a term that is used frequently in the business world, but what exactly is data, and why is it important? Today’s business world is fueled by data, data analysis, and data management. As qualitative or quantitative information collected for observation and analysis, companies are learning every day about the benefits of analyzing and [...]

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