Information Disconnect

From CASRAI

Reducing administrative burden and improving impact measurement both depend on solving the problem of 'information disconnect'. Information is a fundamental management asset. Access to accurate information that is both timely and applicable to the management step at hand is crucial to research-performing organizations and their partners. Information disconnect is a broad term that encompasses three key factors:

  • Information Excess
  • Information Gaps
  • Information Silos

Information excess is when stakeholders amass information requirements that go beyond a valid materiality it places a significant admin burden on those stakeholders responsible for supplying the information. The burden of information excess is further compounded in the distributed research enterprise by duplication among multiple stakeholders each asking for slightly different variations on information that may already be materially unnecessary. CASRAI's standard information agreements help reduce the problem of information excess by ...

Information gaps occur when ...

Information silos are when...