Managing information

Introduction Summary 1. Problems 2. Solutions 3. Identification(1) 3. Identification(2) 4. Practice(1) 4. Practice(2) 5. Example 6. Action 7. More examples Download book Exit

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Practical Illustrations

I’ve written the following illustrations to provide examples of how the principles might work in practice.  I have not assigned each part of the illustration to a principle, you can do that without my help.

Please read them and see how your information needs might be changed.

The illustrations are:

Soccer score

A simple piece of information.  Who uses it?  Why?

To catch a plane

The importance of ensuring that you know how the information which you provide is to be used.


A lumbering beast which takes a long time to respond to the helm. Know any organisations like this?

Management Accounts

You don’t need to be an accountant to understand this illustration. However, it will help you understand why the number of personal computers and the number of accountants on this earth bear a close relationship…

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