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Death of a Sentencer: A Records Manager’s Lament

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At its most fundamental, the job of a professional records and information manager involves being able to sentence records for destruction. There have been many occasions when the frustrations and challenges of the job have left me wondering that I was the one being sentenced.

What if the internet stopped working for a day?

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Jeff Hancock likes to give his Stanford University students weekend assignments that let them experience concepts discussed in class for themselves. Before 2008, he would sometimes challenge his students to stay off the internet for 48 hours and then discuss how it affected them.

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My Hope for ARMA International

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by Rafael Moscatel, CRM, IGP For almost 65 years, ARMA International has provided an exceptional level of educational value, professional resources and guidance to members of the information management field and business community.

4 ways to gain ground in the journey toward NARA compliance

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BY JOHN PELUSO MAY 07, 2019 In 2011, President Barack Obama signed a memorandum requiring federal agencies to manage both permanent and temporary email records in an electronic format by the end of 2016.

Embedded BI and Analytics: Best Practices to Monetize Your Data

Speaker: Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst

By creating innovative analytics products and expanding into new markets, more and more companies are discovering new potential revenue streams. Join Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst, as he walks you through how data that you're likely already collecting can be transformed into revenue!

NSA Warns Microsoft Windows Users: Update Now Or Face ‘Devastating Damage’

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Davey Winder via Forbes I can’t recall ever seeing the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) jumping in and warning users of Microsoft Windows to check if their systems are fully patched and, if not, to update now or risk a “devastating” and “wide-ranging impact.” ” But that’s what has just happened. In an advisory published this week, the […].

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NEWS ‘It’s Helpful to Know All Scales’: Online Spreadsheet Discloses Museum Workers’ Salaries

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You can check out this article on Art News. The post NEWS ‘It’s Helpful to Know All Scales’: Online Spreadsheet Discloses Museum Workers’ Salaries appeared first on IG GURU. Archives Business Art Labor Museum Pay Gap Payscale Salaries

(Executives) Text Messages Must Be Preserved

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via JD Supra – 4/29/2019 Whether we like it or not, a reality of today’s world is that often important business is conducted by text messages.

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Blockchain Technology is Recordkeeping Technology!

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Patricia C. Franks, Professor & MARA Coordinator, School of Information, San Jose State University Records and information management professionals have always dealt with the impact of disruptive technologies on records and information management programs and practices.

New HHS Fact Sheet on Direct Liability of Business Associates under HIPAA

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Top 10 industries for monetizing data: Is yours one of them?

Find out which industries, use cases, and business applications are the best opportunities for data monetization. Understand what data is being monetized, who wants it, and why. Use data you already own to create new revenue sources. Download the eBook today!

Popular Information Governance Frameworks and Models

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June 19, 2019 Don’t know where to begin with implementing a governance program? IG GURU has compiled a list of information and data governance frameworks and models one can use for their organization.

Webinar: Vital Steps for Healthcare to Develop Information Governance

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Healthcare organizations are notorious for having a large volume of patient records and information on hand. In fact, according to industry averages, only 25-30% of that information consists of vital or active records.

America is losing its memory

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By T.J. StilesMay 7 via the Washington Post T.J. Stiles received the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for History, the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Biography and the 2009 National Book Award for Nonfiction.

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Data Preservation: Don’t Treat Discovery Like It’s 1999

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Cell phones have been around for a long time, but preserving the data they contain for discovery purposes is still often overlooked or avoided due to expense and inconvenience.

The Key to Strategic HR: Process Automation

Do you want to automate your HR processes, but don’t know where to start? In this eBook, PeopleDoc explores which processes benefit the most from automation, and how an HR Service Delivery platform can help get things off the ground.

IG GURU partners with the Institute of Information Management in Africa

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IIM and IG GURU have agreed to partner and promote their organizations across the globe. Andrew Ysasi, the President of IG GURU, had this to say about the partnership, “IG GURUis committed to connecting practitioners and educators across the globe.

First official version of Tor Browser for Android released on the Play Store

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After eight months of alpha testing, Tor Browser for Android is now ready for rollout. The post First official version of Tor Browser for Android released on the Play Store appeared first on IG GURU.

The Decaying Fruit Of Shredding As A Stand Alone Service

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This is what the future of #shredding as a stand-alone service looks like. Data Security is the future! One of the biggest kept secrets and something experts in the industry know is the amount of success the Record Information Management (RIM) industry has had in the shredding space.

Resumes for Information Governance Leaders by Admovio

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Admovio has been putting together industry acknowledged resumes for IG and IT leaders since 2014. Check out some of our work on CIO Online where we streamlined an executives resume to help him beat the Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and provided a new fresh look!

Has spoliation occurred in the case against Kevin Spacey?

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This CNN article outlines issues the defense attorney raises in regard to the prosecutions handling of cell phone text message data. link]. The post Has spoliation occurred in the case against Kevin Spacey? appeared first on IG GURU.

IG GURU obtains registration for icon

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IG GURU obtains its second registration for the IG GURU brand in May of 2019. The phrase IG GURU was marked in September of 2018, and the icon itself marked this month.

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How an Alaskan borough (roughly the size of West Virginia) was impacted by a Ransomware attack

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by, Andrew Ysasi, MS I had the pleasure of listening to Eric Wyatt speak at the ARMA Alaska Spring seminar earlier this month. Eric is the CIO for the Matanuska-Susitna (Mat-Su) Borough in Alaska.

Court concludes that ‘egregious’ spoliation warrants ‘harshest sanction available’

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Folino v. Hines No. 17-1584 (W.D. 14, 2018) In this computer hacking case, the court concluded that one defendant blatantly and intentionally spoliated critical evidence. It therefore granted the plaintiff’s motion for spoliation sanctions, ordering default judgment in his favor.

What is a Hacker?

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January 2nd, 2019 – by Andrew Ysasi and guest writer Chris Robert If you are reading this, you may be here to get some validation or confirmation that hackers are good. Well, I have it for you. As a youth, I grew up watching movies like War Games, Sneakers, and Hackers.

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ICRM Partners with the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies

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The Institute is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies (SCS) that aligns the education and exams provided in its Records & Information Management Certificate with the requirements for the Certified Records Analyst (CRA) credential.

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Giovanna Spadoni to Lead PRISM Divisional Leadership Committee

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May 21, 2019 During the most recent i-SIGMA Board call, Giovanna Spadoni was approved as Chairperson for the PRISM Divisional Leadership Committee (PRISM DLC). She is currently the Chief Operation Officer and DPO of OMTRA S.r.L. in Milan, Italy.

Durham’s ArchiveSocial lands $53M investment for its social media archiving expertise

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DURHAM – In the midst of social media chaos, from Facebook to Twitter, and growing needs for governments, businesses and other organizations to create a record of tweets to blogs, startup ArchiveSocial is bringing order – and now has a huge investor.

CISO: The C-Level executive missing from your board

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By a CyberFeminist Hacker, currently Regional Business Information Security Officer. The post CISO: The C-Level executive missing from your board appeared first on IG GURU. Breach Business IG News Information Governance information privacy information security Security CISO Cyber Security Executive

Storyteller Right At Home Inside State Farm’s Archives

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State Farm archivist Buck Farley. He has nearly 60,000 unique objects in the company's collection, plus millions of photos and thousands of hours of audio and video. The post Storyteller Right At Home Inside State Farm’s Archives appeared first on IG GURU.

Massachusetts State Police destroyed key records in OT probe

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Boston Globe: By Matt Rocheleau Globe Staff,Updated May 14, 2019, 10:10 a.m.

Breaking: ARMA parts ways with CEO

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Today ARMA International sent a message to its members stating it has parted ways with former CEO Jocelyn Gunter. The current President of the board Ryan Zilm will act as interim CEO until a new CEO is found. Questions can be directed to armainternational@armaintl.org.

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AIIM announces updated Certified Information Professional (CIP) Exam

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by Jesse Wilkins, I’m very pleased to announce that we’ve just updated the AIIM Certified Information Professional (CIP) exam! For the last six months, a group of very experienced subject matter experts has been revising the CIP exam, program, and training.

Cybersecurity professionals are no match for cyber-adversaries

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Infosec professionals believe cyber-adversaries have a distinct advantage over cyber-defenders, according to new research from ESG and the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA). The post Cybersecurity professionals are no match for cyber-adversaries appeared first on IG GURU.

Why ARMA’s IGBOK is important

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For those of us in the industry, the concepts of information governance (IG) are not foreign. We know that IG is dynamic and there are many methodologies and best practices to help us with our programs. Last February, ARMA released the first version of the IGBOK.

Winning Tactics for Becoming a Certified Records Manager (CRM)

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So you want to become a Certified Records Manager (CRM)? For those of us in Records and Information Management (RIM), becoming a Certified Records Manager (CRM) is a significant milestone. It takes intense focus, dedication, fortitude, endurance, and knowledge to become a CRM.

ARMA looks to attract Millennials

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ARMA’s Chapter Connection by James Zimmerlin, CRM, CA recently encouraged ARMA chapters to market to Millennials. ARMA recognizes they have an aging membership demographic, and that it is important to attract students and young professionals, not only as members, but as chapter leaders.

Leadership changes at ARMA International

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News out of ARMA HQ today disclosed to their chapter leadership changes at the organization. Details of the change are expected to go public early next week. Stay tuned for the latest IG news here at IG GURU. The post Leadership changes at ARMA International appeared first on IG GURU.

Canada: New Record-Keeping Requirements For Private Corporations Under The Canada Business Corporations Act

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via Pallett and Valo LLP – May 13, 2019 written by Matthew Kindree Effective June 13, 2019, private corporations regulated under the Canada Business Corporations Act are required to prepare and maintain a register of individuals with “significant control”over the corporation.

THE PRIVACY PROJECT – A project done by the NY Times

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From the NY Times Companies and governments are gaining new powers to follow people across the internet and around the world, and even to peer into their genomes. The benefits of such advances have been apparent for years; the costs — in anonymity, even autonomy — are now becoming clearer.