Information is the lifeblood of 21st century business. It is a valuable resource that, if treated correctly, can provide insight and business intelligence to drive customer engagement, productivity and competitive advantage. It is staggering, therefore, that so many organizations fail to treat their information with the care and respect it demands.
Exponential data growth, new media formats, emerging technologies, increasingly stringent regulation and changing business needs are transforming the information landscape beyond recognition. At the same time, our ability to derive value from information and transform raw data into knowledge is opening up new market opportunities that businesses cannot afford to ignore.
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