INEMA’s specific areas of action can be summarised as follows:
Audit of Information Systems
The audit of Information Systems consists of a systematic and documented process to check that the information systems of a company or organisation comply with legal requirements, regulations or internal policies. It usually involves the following steps:
Definition of objectives
Conclusions and recommendations
Assistance in the choice of Information Systems
INEMA offers assistance in the choice of the information system in organisational terms. We use our experience to focus on the organizational dimension (fundamental in an information system), seeking to combine the rigour of technological contents with the suitable location of necessary applications in the company context.
Planning of Information Systems
The planning of information systems is aimed at maximising the return on investment in information technologies, minimising the costs and risks associated with their acquisition and use. For certain organisations the adoption of a cycle of information systems planning is also related to the desire to regain control of a situation of unguided development which is inevitably destined to produce “automation islands”, with the aim of having an “overall” management overview of information resources at the level of the entire structure.
Migration of Information Systems
In order to obtain an effective systems migration procedure, the data and transactions on the old system must be mapped for transfer to the new system in order to build interfaces for extraction, possible transformation and subsequent loading of the data. After loading the new system it’s necessary to arrange for test sessions before the final go-live.
Work Flow Management
Work Flow Management is a system for monitoring (through the use of a software programme) a process that passes information or documents from one member of staff to another. The main advantage is an improvement in the efficiency of business processes; this method, in fact, is useful for appraising the performance of the staff involved.