Information-Driven Business
How to Manage Data and Information for Maximum Advantage

Robert Hillard

Information-Driven Business and Information Development using MIKE2.0 both recommend a range of techniques that start with measuring the use of information in the enterprise. To support this objective, two tools are provided here to measure information capability and to document the models that underpin structured datasets.

IMA MIKE2.0 provides a well accepted and adopted survey for measuring this maturity. We've created a survey based on the MIKE2.0 Information Maturity Model.
ER The drawing of data models is critical to good projects. This ER drawing tool is powered by (from JGraph Ltd), providing a free yet powerful tool for entity-relationship diagrams.
ER The web is full of advice of how to embed your blog into your site, but this approach is the simplest by far.


Robert Hillard

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