Preface; Architecting organizational changes; The essential 8 factors; What & why, and when & how; Who's responsible for what: assigning responsibility for changes; Developing an information map: how to navigate the information resource; Making it available: adding exponential value; Using it: making the best use of corporate information; Improving the architecture and keeping it current; Conclusion: case study; Appendices.
* Creates a clear picture of an organization and the way it works, by mapping the information and knowledge resource, showing where change is required and providing a plan to achieve it * Streamline decision-making and action-taking by eliminating frustration and confusion * Supports an information-based culture by maintaining the right infrastructures and constantly improving the use of the information resource
Roger Evernden is a well-known specialist in the effective use of corporate information. He has been working in the area since 1980, primarily in the finance industry, government, information technology & manufacturing sectors. He is a respected authority on model-based approaches to information management & information architecture, developing guidelines & techniques that are used in many leading organizations. Speaks frequently to management & technical audiences.
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