Maintaining, archiving and destroying data/information is one of the processes in the information life cycle when managing information in organisations. Explain how these activities are conducted by information management workers and whether using information systems and technology alone is enough to accomplish the objectives of these activities, and if not what else information management units need to consider to undertake these activities.
The life cycle processes that carry to develop, organize, distribute to the other sources and further use the information is called the information management life cycle processes. Thus, information management is a life cycle which includes six activities:
- The primary data and other needs are identified
- The information is an acquisition
- The data is analysed and understood.
- The information is organised and protected against other problems.
- The records are informed and disseminated.
- The information use get the allowance
The aim behind information management is that an organisation financial assets, data resources, system and information are protected and handled with due care that doesn’t cause any issue for the organisation or doesn’t cause any harm in the way of achievements. Other functions to apply to the information management such as establishing goals, leadership, formulation, policies, evaluations or feedback.