†Business book readings:.
an information audit.
activation applied, sorry for the typos.
of the way people and technology mix to make sure that the right information
gets to the right people in the right form at the right time.
to evaluate the cost and benefits of the operational system providing it.
resources, specialist, informational flowcharts, databases, knowledge †stores.
underutilized, available information, unavailable information, difference
between, delivery of information,.
takes skills and expertise to figure this out.
timeliness, relevance, accuracy, efficiency and productivity.
- Conduct an
- Secure sufficient
resources to do the job.
- Established a
framework of the audit. present information status, who and what,
control procedures in place, budget allocation, information not
important, information necessary but not available.
- establish measures
and values in order to assess effectiveness. Cost of acquisition, accuracy,
- get down to the
detail of the audit. Information needed, from whom, created information,
stored information, information passed on, purpose and †accuracy. Gaps in between.† Available resources.
- Use the data
gathered to map information flows.
- evaluate the
effectiveness of information resources and activities.† Extent, efficiency, positive and
negative results, adaptability, good or bad fit, informational gaps,
black hole, responsibility.
- Report the
findings.† An individual audit.† Understanding of needs, information
reviews, adding value to information, information filing, understanding
the information flow, information form, reliability, accuracy,
informational storage, information availability in the future.† Consider the needs of your staff,
find a method of relating resources and activities to objectives and
targets.† Donít use old ideas and
methods, just because they were used in the past.