What is Information Management and how to get started

Did you know that data and future competitive advantage is tightly coupled? Value from the data stored in our IT systems comes from using them! Effective usage relies on accuracy, consistency, transparency and timeliness in the information available. It should come as no surprise that this is not something that will come about on its own. Neither does the long term competitive advantage your company can get from exploiting those data. Someone needs to take action. Someone needs to lay the foundation – maybe that someone is you and maybe the time is just right. Up for the challenge? Are your company’s competitors?

This presentation will introduce the audience to

  • How to explain what Information Management is
  • How to link competitive advantages to data
  • How to find the right place to start


Kjell Wittmaack is an industry expert and practicing consultant within the field of Information Management advising companies on strategic issues. He is also the Chief Knowledge Officer for Platon A/S, an independent Scandinavian based consulting company. He carries the responsibility for knowledge capturing, sharing and leveraging among Platon’s more than 130 consultants. He is the lead architect on Platon’s unique Information Management methodology encapsulating the company’s vast and specialized body of knowledge.


The meeting is coupled with our Annual General Meeting, and will include elections of officers to the 2008-9 Board.

A revision to the by-laws and standing orders is being proposed by the Board to the Annual General Meeting. The revision recognises that, while the Board operates on a July to June year, the Association’s fiscal year, as registered with the Province, remains from January 1 to December 31.


May 21 2008


8:30 am - 11:00 am


Insurance Institute of Canada, 18 King Street East, 16th Floor Toronto (Medium training room)

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