information management - Computer Definition
The discipline that analyzes information as an organizational resource. It covers the definitions, uses, value and distribution of all data and information within an organization whether processed by computer or not. It evaluates the kinds of data/information an organization requires in order to function and progress effectively. Information can be complex because business transactions often impact every area within a company. It must be analyzed and understood before effective computer solutions are developed. See data administration, IT and computer science.