3. Information Lifecycle Management (sometimesabbreviated ILM) is the practice of applying certainpolicies to the effective management of informationthroughout its useful life. This practice has been used byRecords and Information Management (RIM)Professionals for over three decades and had its basis inthe management of information in paper or other physicalforms (microfilm, negatives, photographs, audio or videorecordings and other assets)
4. Content management, or CM, is the set of processes and technologies that support the collection, managing, and publishing of information in any form or medium. In recent times this information is typically referred to as content or, to be precise, digital content. Digital content may take the form of text (such as electronic documents), multimedia files (such as audio or video files), or any other file type that follows a content lifecycle requiring management.