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Information Management

Knowledge of an organization’s existing and planned Information Architecture and Information Management (IM) methodology; ability to collect and manage information from different sources, and distribute this information to enhance operational efficiency.

Behavior Statements

Proficiency Level 1 - Basic understanding

Describes basic concepts, tools and facilities for managing corporate data as a critical resource.

Explains key aspects of the organization's information architecture.

Describes the organization's information management methodology and life cycle.

Highlights strategic data and information management platforms.

Proficiency Level 2 - Working experience

Assists in the installation, configuration and support of information management software.

Analyzes issues and requirements for managing information resources.

Makes recommendations for enhancements to centralized and distributed databases.

Follows organizational guidelines and policies on information management.

Participates in developing back-up, recovery and archival practices and procedures.

Proficiency Level 3 - Extensive experience

Consults on all major information management platforms and practices.

Coaches others on issues and considerations for managing structured vs. unstructured data.

Develops capabilities, features and uses for major IM platforms.

Advises on improvement plans for existing and forecasted information architecture.

Directs the implementation of information processing and operation standards to protect and manage information assets.

Consults on information architecture concepts, disciplines and practices.

Proficiency Level 4 - Subject matter depth and breadth

Designs information lifecycle management processes and practices.

Shapes the future perspective of information architecture within the organization.

Establishes the principles, blueprints and standards for information management in the organization.

Leads in the selection of platforms, software, services, and support for enterprise-wide initiatives.

Develops strategies for information technology that are in line with business needs.

Elaborates on strategic initiatives, industry trends, products and services in information management.

Interview Questions

  • Tell me about your previous experience in information management.
  • What kind of information architecture transition activities have you been involved in?
  • What kind of problems have you encountered when implementing information lifecycle management processes?
  • How did you select platforms and software to ensure effective information management?
  • What important factors do you need to consider when managing an organization's database?

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