Gartner Research

Information Management in the 21st Century

Published: 02 September 2011

ID: G00212822

Analyst(s): Yvonne Genovese , Regina Casonato , Ted Friedman , Anne Lapkin, Mark Beyer


The growth in information volume, velocity, variety and complexity, and the increased importance of information to the business makes the discipline of information management radically different from the past. Old techniques are no longer adequate; a dramatically different approach is needed.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview


  • What You Need to Know
  • Introduction
  • From "Information as a Byproduct" to "Information as an Asset"
    • Information Sources: Sources Must Address the Entire Information Continuum, New Internal/External Sources and Big Data
    • Information Capabilities Framework: Moving to a Cross-Application-Enabling, Adaptive Information Infrastructure
    • Information Use Cases
    • Bottom Line

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