Definition

enterprise information management (EIM)

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

 

 

Related glossary terms: taxonomy, information asset
Contributor(s): Michael Jennings, contributor
This was last updated in March 2011
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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