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cloudassessment
Oct. 26 2016
Are you in the cloud? Are you going to the cloud? Moving electronic content and its management to the cloud drives great benefits in terms of reducing information technology (IT) storage costs and support... View More
changing
Sept. 22 2016
It’s not news: Today’s business environment is dominated by digital technology. We use it to create, access, and retrieve records and information. We use it for basic, day-to-day communications,... View More
ig compliance
Sept. 8 2016
With the rapid growth of digital content, ever-changing compliance regulations, evolving rulings on legal e-discovery, and the persistence of a “keep everything” culture, few organizations... View More
automated time
Sept. 6 2016
Last month, I talked about how using business process management (BPM)/workflow in even the simplest way offers significant governance benefits; workflow doesn’t need to be complex nor difficult... View More
auditor
Aug. 26 2016
There are elements of the organization’s information governance program that auditors should pay attention to when testing the efficacy of the program, the information management solution, and the... View More
BPM_IG
Aug. 9 2016
Documents, specifically records, do not spring into being for no purpose; they are created in support of business activities. Information governance (IG) is all about keeping track—who, what, when,... View More
peplegoverance
July 11 2016
Information governance (IG) might be thought of as the next level of records management. It enlarges the profile of records management and involves more of the organization and its processes. If achieved,... View More
strategy
June 16 2016
Hidden in your piles and terabytes of structured and unstructured information is a small portion of data that reveals business trends. The insights derived from this data can deliver true value and be... View More
automated vehicle
May 25 2016
This article is about information governance (IG). Trust me. I’ve been reading, thinking, and talking to smart folks about the future of automated vehicles—artificial intelligence (AI) robots... View More
complaince
Feb. 22 2016
According to Gemalto, a leader in digital security, more than one billion data records were breached in 2014, and 60 Minutes correspondent Bill Whitaker went so far as to deem 2014 “the year of the... View More
organize
Feb. 10 2016
Shared drive remediation is a crucial activity for effective information governance (IG). IG helps to lower risks and costs by significantly reducing data volumes and providing accessibility and structure... View More
privacy_2016
Jan. 26 2016
Just look at the news and you see reports of data breaches, ranging from retail stores to major corporations and, yes, even government agencies. The type of information that is personally identifiable... View More
find_2015
Dec. 10 2015
One of the most vexing problems facing organizations today lies in the digital landfill known as “shared drives” (aka network drives or file shares). As an information governance consultancy,... View More
roundtable
Oct. 13 2015
Winning information governance buy-in is a challenge. Learn how your peers overcame this challenge so you can benefit from this unique meeting of the minds... View More
infosec_small
Sept. 10 2015
If you read the news headlines, you know that gaps persist in the way many organizations deal with information security. Often, the gaps are due to an information security program that relies on a one-size-fits-all... View More
buildinfo_V2_SMALL
July 15 2015
Many of the comments I hear from executives regarding information governance planning include: "We don’t want to boil the ocean." "There are too many conflicting definitions." "No one follows it
ROI_small
July 7 2015
Everyone is talking about information governance (IG) and how it can be used to manage the rapid pace of electronic information growth. IG is defined by Gartner as, “The specification of decision
newdirection_small
Dec. 10 2014
The best thing about running an organization like the Information Governance Initiative (IGI) is hearing about success from information governance (IG) innovators–sometimes, weeks or even months... View More
medical_small
Nov. 17 2014
Imagine that you want to lose weight. You have tried cutting back, but it hasn’t really helped. Maybe you should get a little more exercise. Maybe you should eat less fat. Or is it sugar? Greek yogurt... View More
advantage_small
Oct. 16 2014
Information governance is a term that has been bandied about for some time now. However, as an action item for a CIO, until recently, it remained near the bottom of the list. This view has slowly been... View More