Information Management Spirals out of Control - Slide 4

Email     |     Share  
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7
Next Information Management Spirals out of Control-4 Next

Most organizations do not have a holistic approach to the problem.

The vast majority of companies (70 percent) do not have a holistic approach to information management. Only one quarter of companies have a holistic approach but partly implemented.

Fully three quarters of major companies do not have a universal and strictly implemented formal IM protection policy, but one in five are embarking on the implementation of a policy.

Only one in five companies has a formal, completely and strictly implemented archiving policy, which is at the same level as those starting to implement a policy. Overall, one in ten companies is currently planning to implement a formal archiving policy.

One of the dirty little secrets of enterprise IT is that information is not all that well managed. IT organizations process and store data. But rarely is there a holistic approach in place to manage it. The end result is that IT costs spiral out of control.

A new survey of 641 business and IT leaders, conducted by the market research firm Coleman Parkes on behalf of Hewlett-Packard, finds that there is broad recognition of the problems associated with information management, but very little consensus about what exactly should be done to alleviate it.

More Slideshows:

Ten-point RFP Checklist for Enterprise Storage Technology Refresh Initiatives Integrating these 10 steps into the storage migration vendor proposal request process reduces operational risk and leads to time and cost savings.

Five Tips for Boosting Web Performance Easy-to-implement tips for improving the performance of your site.

Six Unified Communications Application Benefits Unified communications users experience a multitude of benefits – both in terms of employee time savings as well as direct financial savings.


Related Topics : Application Security, IT Process Management, Six Sigma

More Slideshows

DynCloudInternetVisibility0x 8 Reasons the Enterprise Needs More Visibility into the Cloud

IT executives need the right tools to monitor and control their cloud infrastructure to maximize the positive impacts and mitigate security threats. ...  More >>

Analytics21-190x128 5 Ways to Avoid Becoming 'Digital Prey'

Future IT leaders will need to seek technologies that eliminate silos in order to deliver the right information to the right person within the right application environment at the right time. ...  More >>

NETSCOUTShadowIT0x 6 Tips for Combating Shadow IT Once and for All

To mitigate the risks of shadow IT, organizations must demonstrate the necessary agility and high quality of complex service assurance that users are looking for. ...  More >>

Subscribe to our Newsletters

Sign up now and get the best business technology insights direct to your inbox.