Filed under: Information management
When planning an information management strategy, there can be an overwhelming volume of documents and other content to address.
Within even a single business unit of a typical organisation, thousands of documents are created in a given year. While it would be desirable to have all of these managed to the same high level, this is clearly impractical. In practice, however, there are certain types of documents that need to be managed more tightly, while others can be ignored (at least in the short term).
This briefing identifies some key categories of documents that should be targeted as part of information management projects, and discusses a number of practical approaches that can be taken.
Identifying key information
While thousands of documents are created within an organisation, many of these do not warrant close attention as part of an information management (or document management) project. Instead, our experience in organisations has shown that there are three main categories of key information within many organisations.
[CM Briefing 2005-22, read the full article]