Information management can be defined as the discipline that is responsible for everything that is related to obtaining information, its processing and the dissemination of knowledge that can be extracted from data.
Thanks to technological advances, we can gain valuable knowledge from the available information, and the management of this knowledge is essential to support the decision-making process in organizations. The difficulty now lies in knowing how to store and process the large volume of data in a reasonable time. Technologies such as Big Data, Data Mining and non-relational databases make the management of this information easier.
<p>Apart from the large amount of data and their fast growth, companies and governments are making its public information available to everyone to be reused and to promote, in this way, the generation new applications and services. Therefore, the challenge of private and public organizations is to achieve the ideal data management to transform data into intelligent and useful information, providing support to decision-making processes.