The Business Driving Force: Corporate Performance Management
The notion and role of “information management” within corporations is evolving from a tactical, transaction-integrity focus to a more strategic orientation associated with top- and bottom-line results and risk management. The driving forces behind this transformation (and the shift from data management to information management) include
The inherent and intrinsic value of information from the business data consumers' perspectives.
The need to improve the accuracy and frequency of information delivery to internal sources.
The need to improve the accuracy and frequency of data delivery to external sources (driven by corporate responsibility legislation and other external forces).
The complexity ...