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From the outset, it must be emphasised that this is not an article about .

In practice, however, there is no way of avoiding the inherent complexities within organisations.

New approaches to information management must therefore be found that recognise (and manage) this complexity.

Without a critical mass of usage, corporate repositories will not contain enough information to be useful.

This presents a considerable change management challenge for information management projects.

When confronted with this complexity, project teams often fall back upon approaches such as: All of these approaches will fail, as they are attempting to convert a complex set of needs and problems into simple (even simplistic) solutions.

The hope is that the complexity can be limited or avoided when planning and deploying solutions.

Improving information management practices is a key focus for many organisations, across both the public and private sectors.