Definition

enterprise information management (EIM)

Contributor(s): Michael Jennings, contributor

Enterprise information management (EIM) is a set of business processes, disciplines and practices used to manage the information created from an organization's data.

EIM initiatives seek to build efficient and agile data management operations with capabilities for information creation, capture, distribution and consumption.  The goal is to provide and preserve information as a business asset that remains secure, easily accessible, meaningful, accurate and timely. 

See also: enterprise document management, enterprise content management, master data management, enterprise asset management

 

 

This was last updated in March 2011

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