Information Management Research

Mining for Insight: Re-Discovering the Archive – a research project with IDC

An increasing number of organisations are mining the data in their archives. Typically, they are looking to gain key insight that can improve business outcomes. With this emerging trend in mind, we recently launched a research project with the International Data Corporation (IDC), a Global market research, analysis and advisory […]


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Information and the public sector: the squeeze on talent

A financial constraints change the face of public services, it’s become more difficult to retain and develop people with the skills and drive to deliver information transformation. In a recent survey by Iron Mountain nine out of ten respondents indicated that cost cutting had resulted in the loss of valuable […]


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The unsung hero on the #infosec front line

Information access and insight are the business enablers of our time. Giving the right people access to the right information is key to driving business value. But it’s not easy. Let’s be perfectly clear: managing how information flows in and out of today’s businesses is hard and the complexity of […]


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Are businesses evolving to keep pace with information management? The people perspective

The technology for managing information has evolved almost as quickly as information itself. Now, we can digitise information to speed-up businesses processes, collect and organise valuable details about our customers and rapidly retrieve information from different sources. And we can do all these things at the click of a mouse. There’s no doubt that […]


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INFOGRAPHIC: Businesses struggle to use information for competitive advantage

In conjunction with PwC, we’ve just published the third annual mid-market information risk management report. It forms part of this year’s Information Risk Maturity Index. For the first time, the report not only looks at mid-market (250 -2,500 employees) European firms, but also at firms from North America. In addition, we’ve extended the scope of our research to include enterprise businesses (over 2,500 employees) in Europe and North America. This research will be published later this summer. In the meantime, you can read an introduction to our findings for mid-market and enterprise-level companies when you visit our website. Some of the main findings from this year’s research are highlighted in this infographic (click the image to see a larger version).


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