Enterprise Information Management

Enterprise Information Management

Information is the biggest asset any enterprise can have today. But just having information is not enough. It needs to be organized and managed properly to make sense. Organized information can make decision making timely and effective. You can get your information in order and in place through enterprise information management system.

Now what is an enterprise information management? Gartner defines enterprise information management or EIM as, “an integrative discipline for structuring, describing, and governing information assets regardless of organization and technological boundaries to improve operational efficiency, promote transparency, and enable business insight.”

The definition itself shows that EIM is much more than just storing information in a structured format. It is also about making sense of the stored information and drawing value out of it.

EIM comprises of a set of business processes, disciplines, and practices to create a detailed database for the enterprise. It is a combination of business intelligence and enterprise content management. At Radix we develop EIM systems that allow users to store, manage, and easily access accurate and meaningful business information. Our system can help you commercialize, strategize outsourcing, compare with competition, and comply with regulatory requirements.

You can use our EIM systems to store essential business information like corporate policies, investor details, corporate events information, and so on. We develop EIM systems with below listed features:

Information Gathering

Our EIM system can collect and store detailed data from various departments of your enterprise. It collects info from internal and external sources that affect your organization growth. You can use the content management system (CMS) and web analytic tools to arrange the collected information in a structured way. The CMS component supports workflow approval, content preview, authorization, content auditing and archival, version control, and much more.

You can store information about your customers, employees, suppliers, vendors, business partners, investors, etc. You can store details from departments like operations, production, sales, accounts, HR, etc. Our EIM system can become your centralized information storage.

Database Creation

Once the information is collected, our EIM system creates a database of past and current business details. You can then analyze this database and project your future growth. You can add business information year by year in our EIM system. You can create a database of different kind of information like documents, enterprise policies, contractual agreements, content, events, legal proceedings, etc.

Information Sharing

This is one of the most important features of our EIM system. Our system provides a common platform between authorized users to share information. You can share information with your inside and outside business partners. You can use intranet and extranet to share information from the EIM system. You can share internal info like company news, HR policies, corporate directory, etc. For external purposes you can share product catalogue, product pricing, product availability, payment services, investor relationship, points of contact, etc.

Authenticated Access

We offer strong user authentication in our EIM systems. Only authorized users can access the system and use it. This protects the database from malicious use and data leakage. We can also offer a hierarchy in our system so that responsible people can know who has accessed the system and done what. Our EIM system offers centralized authentication.

User Governance

You can govern users and their actions in our EIM system. You can provide updated facts and figures to business partners by automation and e-enablement of information. You can allow users to manage various processes, frameworks, standards, and expectations of business as a strategic corporate asset. Your users can update policies and responsibilities and make changes to procedures, etc in a monitored manner. You can use the governance features to improve and maintain the information stored in EIM system. You can check the management and performance of information functions for proper information sharing.

Information Search

Finding right information is one big headache for people today. Especially when you have loads of information stored in unstructured manner, finding right information can be a real nightmare. So we offer information search feature in our EIM systems. In fact, we offer advanced search facility to get quick results. Our search feature allows you to access correct information in a timely manner. We can also offer role based search facility and category based search depending on your requirements.

Information Intelligence

In this feature you can cover areas like enterprise dashboard, scoreboard, reporting, publishing in portals, workflow, planning and forecasting, conformance management, and much more. You can get real-time insight into operations to make smarter and faster business decisions. You can analyze historical data related to sales, salaries, revenue, expenditure, etc. You can better manage data that is essential for analysis and information delivery.

Enterprise information management is an organizational commitment to define, secure, and improve accuracy and integrity of information. Through EIM you can remove inconsistencies in enterprise information. You can improve the quality of your business decisions. You can identify inefficient processes and plan better for future.

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Maitray Gadhavi is a senior business development manager with Radixweb who accelerates the growth of organizations through innovation-led custom software development. Balancing the long-term gains in an evolving industry, he brings the voice of the customers into the enterprise. Binge-watching favourite series is his idea of fun after work.