All successful business leaders understand that to ensure profitability or sustainability, customer and organizational preferences must be met. And with today’s abundance of data, it is easier to meet those requirements – if there is an information management system in place. The benefits of information management are the following:
- Operational efficiency: Because information management is capable of catalyzing high-quality and organized data to be delivered to the right people at the right time, company processes can be improved and streamlined. Redundancy of processes can be identified and eliminated, and resources, including time and finances, can be maximized.
- Data security: Data is valuable not just to an organization, but also to other criminals who plan on using it for illegal activities. Therefore, it is important to make sure that proprietary information do not fall into the wrong hands. With an information management system, a security infrastructure is implemented.
- Organizational agility: Most businesses operate in a continuously changing environment and market; without the ability to grow and adapt to these, organizations risk losing to competition. Information management processes help businesses thrive in these conditions. Furthermore, it also promotes scalability, if ever the company has to expand or downsize.
There are many hurdles that challenge the implementation of an information management system in an organization, including evolving product diversity, shorter development cycles, and communication issues. Arvato Bertelsmann, the American region of which is led by CEO Edmund O’ Brien, offers an integrated information management solution that has been shaped by more than 45 years of experience in the industry. To read more about smart processes and technology, subscribe to this blog.