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Legal Hold
Nov. 28 2018
For many organizations, one of the key drivers to invest in records management and information governance initiatives is to balance recordkeeping risks in discovery during litigation. In normal business... View More
everteam.discover-launch-2
Sept. 25 2018
Last week, information governance solution provider Everteam announced the latest version of everteam.discover, everteam.discover 2.1. This updated version... View More
IG and Security for Outsourcing
Sept. 12 2018
Do you outsource a part of your business and then promptly forget about it? Your answer should be, "definitely not." Outsourced services should be viewed as an extension of your business operations and... View More
830x539_Marko
Aug. 20 2018
Information governance is not a rebranding of records management. It is so much more than that. Yet, some information professionals seem to be locked into a terminology debate that’s focused on just... View More
Is IG Important
Aug. 21 2017
There is a lot of noise today about information governance (IG). I say noise because, at times, that is what it sounds like—lots of folks talking about IG this and IG that and lots of executives... View More
Bell Curve
Aug. 8 2017
The change in the enterprise content management (ECM) market is a reality. In fact, it’s been happening for some time. ECM has become a service. New vendor landscapes have emerged to support documents... View More
5 Reasons to Consider a SaaS Solution - DOCUMENT S
April 4 2017
Experienced business leaders are constantly looking for ways to improve and make the most of their resources. Whether driven by a need to cut costs or the pursuit of a competitive advantage, cloud adoption... View More
ECM Is Important to IG - DOCUMENT Strategy
March 15 2017
Cleaning up shared drives to eliminate redundant, outdated, trivial (ROT) content is pretty easy to do—it has high value for information technology (IT) by freeing up valuable storage, and it has... View More
Emergence of SaaS - DOCUMENT Strategy
March 8 2017
IBM and other mainframe companies established the concept of software as a service (SaaS) as far back as the 1960s. Since then, SaaS has come a long way in enabling companies to shift electronic content... View More
Enterprise Content Management Plan - DOCUMENT Stra
March 1 2017
Today, organizations are increasing the deployment of electronic content management (ECM) technologies to support information governance (IG)/records and information management (RIM) goals and to improve... View More
datamap
Jan. 5 2017
As businesses today strive to develop a strong, secure framework for information governance, the first thing they must do is gain a comprehensive understanding of their existing information landscape and... View More
trump_email
Dec. 14 2016
During his 2016 presidential campaign, President-elect Donald Trump largely focused on issues other than technology and information governance policies. Where in contrast, Barack Obama’s policies... View More
funding
Nov. 17 2016
One of the big challenges for information governance professionals is getting buy-in from business stakeholders and sponsors for funding projects. Often, there is a perceived poor return on investment... View More
cloudrisks
Nov. 10 2016
For enterprises looking to move to the cloud, or identifying if there is a need to remediate existing deployments, the difference between a successful assessment and an anemic one is the capability of... View More
CoEIG
Nov. 3 2016
Last month, I wrote about the need to dedicate resources for enterprise content management (ECM) in order to have a successful program attain rapid time‑to‑value. I wrote about the need for a center of... View More
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