Information management

What is the meaning of information management?

The simplest explanation of the term defines information management as a branch of business management. It involves collecting, storing, managing, and maintaining data and other types of information.

Information management includes the practices and procedures a company uses to manage information as efficient as possible. At the same time, it significantly influences communication between different people, departments and stakeholders.

What are the main challenges in
modern information management?

Digital products, new business models, the demands of customers and your own employees - providing information is one of the central tasks of your company. This does not only include text form! In an increasingly fast-paced digital world, the use of all available formats becomes an unbeatable competitive advantage. It is not just raw data, but valuable information drawn from it that provides additional value when used.

The benefits of information management for you

With proper information management, you deploy use cases in a goal-oriented and efficient manner. Successful information management is the basis for an agile approach to your digital projects. SIMPLE. FAST. USEFUL.

Typical examples are Product Lifecycle Information - from requirements specification to the product in use or Service Assistant - the right information available worldwide or Digital Sales Support and much more.

Information management made easy
- with Sherlock and TIM

With the Sherlock information platform, you are able to use data from different sources. Uncomplicated and without time-consuming projects. With TIM as your component content management system, you can also define your information landscape for specific target groups and organize the distribution of information from the point of view of its use. With Sherlock and TIM, you have your information management covered. Consistently valuable information right from the start.

RAB - Related topics (references):

  • Intelligent information
  • Data Integration und Data Management


Information platform for digitization

  • Using information from different sources
  • Linking information intelligently - from information network to knowledge management
  • User-oriented views - the focus is on the user
  • Digitally usable - on all channels, worldwide, always up-to-date

End-to-end processes for information provision

  • With an end-to-end process, you ensure that the information you need is available.
  • The information landscape is defined based on the information needs of the target groups.
  • Easy connection of all information sources, identification of information gaps
  • Clear processes and tasks based on the needs of the target groups

Cloud platform

  • Scalable cloud platform, available in minutes
  • Highest security in the cloud
  • Target group-specific views, role-based rights concept
  • Easy connection to existing identity providers and use of the integrated access system
  • With REST API interfaces access to any information from any application and any portal - depending on permissions of course

Further solutions

  • TIM

    Put your product information on a digital footing throughout: with the modern TIM editorial system for your digital technical communication.

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  • TIM Connect

    The plus for your product communication. Provide all participants along the value chain with complete and always up-to-date product information.

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  • Sherlock

    Databrain Sherlock intelligently networks information from corporate divisions & systems. The information platform thus creates new knowledge.

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