Information management is the way of conducting and controlling the information capability, resources and activities.
Information Management Capability
The information management capability is the information capability system which functions to realize management of data, configurations and records.
The purpose of the information management capability is to enable and assure the abilities of governance, organization, integration, assurance and compliance of the data, configurations, and records of the enterprise.
Information management is the information capability management of the information management capability.
The purpose of information management is to enable and assure the management and abilities of the information management capabilities of the enterprise are controlled, balanced and aligned to the mission and needs of the enterprise as a whole.
Information Management Responsibilities
The information manager role is responsible for information management of the information management capability.
Information management work products include information management ideas, requirements, plans, risks, opportunities, reviews, decisions and action items.
Information Management Architecture
The information architecture is the information architecture of information management of the information management capability.
The information manager role uses the information architecture to support information management responsibilities and activities.
The purpose of the information management architecture is to provide a management structure to enable and assure the information management capability of the enterprise is controlled, balanced and aligned to the mission and needs of the enterprise as a whole.
The structure includes data management, configuration management, configuration control, change management and record management.
Information Management Architecture Responsibilities
The information architect role is responsible for architecting the information management architecture in support of the information management responsibilities of the information manager role.
Information architecture work products include information architecture concepts, descriptions, models, views, viewpoints, specifications and analyses. Specific examples are information management models and information management analyses.
Information Management Team
As shown in Figure 64 – Information Management Team Concept , information management is interconnected with and interdependent on integration and enterprise management, business management, process management, IT management, system management and service management.
Figure 64 – Information Management Team Concept