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Making Enterprise Information Management (EIM) Work for Business by John Ladley

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CHAPTER

5

EIM Alignment

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CONTENTS

How Do EIM Objectives Tie to Business Goals?

Transparency and Planning

Turning Business Objectives into EIM Drivers

Aligning EIM Program Objectives

Summary

Reference

 

Business alignment is a crucial component in managing information. It is also one of the most often stated obstacles to effective IT (Gartner, Forrester, et al.). The two concepts are related. If information is handled and used without regard to an overarching business perspective, then you get what we have been talking about the past few chapters: quality issues, lack of accuracy, and chaos around data. Hence, IT is historically considered ineffective ...

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