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IBM's Approach to Information Infrastructure and the Gartner Information Capabilities Framework

Published: 06 June 2014

ID: G00260501

Analyst(s): Merv Adrian , Frank Buytendijk , Ted Friedman , Saul Judah , Mark Beyer , Andrew White


The Gartner ICF describes a modern information infrastructure for organizations looking to create a business edge with information. IBM takes a metadata- and governance-driven perspective on information infrastructure, with varying degrees of integration and openness for the most common use cases.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Vision
  • Information Capabilities
    • Describe
    • Organize
    • Integrate
    • Share
    • Govern
    • Implement
  • Analysis
  • Appendix

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