Data management – how important is it?
Katherine Blum, Managing Director, MKS Consulting Systems & Program Manager, Office of the Chief Information Officer
Management is all over the IT department to make sure that their Data is safe and protected. What is the best way to create an effective plan that not only protects your data, but also enables recovery from any disaster? End users from a wide range of businesses will relate their secrets about the most effective ways to create and implement a plan that does just that!
Welcome to the world of Convergence - a fusion of data collection and emission technologies on a massive scale where wired and wireless communications are coupled with a steady advance of information processing. In the converged world, a manufacturer could, for example, track inventory levels better and in real or near-real time. But that could be just the first link in a massively strengthened value chain that also pulls together raw materials suppliers, distributors, and retailers that crosses corporate boundary lines and converges data streams generated by RFID, GPS, and digital video devices.