Why Information Architecture is VITAL to Information Governance

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Our very own Kevin Parker has written another stellar piece on the importance of information architecture to information governance. The post Why Information Architecture is VITAL to Information Governance appeared first on Holly Group.

Cybersecurity or Information Governance Failure???

Getting Information Done

This past weekend the world was overwhelmed by the cyberattack that spread around the globe hitting businesses, hospitals, and government agencies in over 150 countries. I point to the lack of effective information governance as a root cause.

Are You Ever Finished With Information Governance?

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We at Holly Group spend our days working with clients to help them improve their Current State of information and move them towards their desired Future State. The post Are You Ever Finished With Information Governance?

Reimagining Information Governance with Blockchain

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The post Reimagining Information Governance with Blockchain appeared first on Holly Group. Blockchain information governance

Information Governance Innovations in 2019


If 2018 showed us anything, it’s that information governance has captured the attention of organizations of all sizes. Maybe they don’t all refer to the work they do on ensuring their information is well governed as “information governance,” but they are thinking about what’s needed and doing the work to make it happen. Here’s a look at some of the things we believe is going to help organizations get better at information governance.

5 Steps to Information Governance Success

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To hear some people tell it, the future of information governance is a complex, frightening place to ponder. The volume of information we have to deal with is exploding, the mix of technologies we need to keep track of is changing, and just what do we call all this, anyway?!

Innovation Lab: The Role of Blockchain in Information Governance


The blockchain is one of those technologies and in the information management world there are some interesting ways it is helping increase data security, accountability, and transparency. Leveraging Blockchain in Information and Records Management.

CGOC Releases Information Governance Infographic

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The post CGOC Releases Information Governance Infographic appeared first on IG GURU. CGOC IG News Information Governance information privacy information security IG

Is Your Information Governance Mostly Sound and Fury?

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” Shakespeare penned these words as a metaphor for life (Macbeth, Act V, Scene V), but they relate equally well to information governance in that organizations often spend more time arguing over the particulars than actually doing much about them.

Planning Your Information Governance Technology Strategy

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By Dan Griffith As part of your Information Governance strategy, you need a technology strategy. Your information governance technology strategy is a key element of your overall governance strategy […]. IG News Information Governance

Overcoming Information Governance Inertia


Information governance (IG) is necessary in the era of big data, but it’s often undervalued or, even worse, dismissed. News Digital transformation information governance obstacles to IGWithout robust IG strategies in place data exists in chaos. That chaos inhibits data analytics. Without IG your organization won’t be capable of gaining a competitive edge from new technologies like AI, blockchain and machine learning.

Records Management vs Information Governance

Record Nations

While the terms “records management” and “information governance” may have overlapping principles and are often used interchangeably, there are some key differences that should be considered by management professionals. Records management is a subset within information governance.

Information Governance Must Change


Information governance (IG) is all the rules, regulations, legislation, standards, and policies with which organizations need to comply when they create, share, and use information. Governance is mandated internally and externally.

#5Thoughts – Cloud Information Governance


Whether we like it or not, we’re storing more and more content in the cloud, and that content needs to be governed. To be effective, managing and governing content in the cloud needs a modern, simplified approach. FOCUS ON THE VALUE OF YOUR INFORMATION.

Information Governance: Trends and Highlights From 2018


Continuing the annual tradition, it’s time to review the valuable information governance (IG) lessons of the past year. Information Governance Compliance Was a Critical Need. IG, Regulations & Compliance cyber security GDPR Checklist information governance

Information Governance – Still Need It, Always Will


A while ago I was pointed to an article proclaiming that Information Governance is no longer necessary (ROFLMAO). However, once you get past the intermangling of “governance” and “management”, there are a couple threads that have validity. information) Governance is needed.

Information Governance Conference 2018 Keynote Announced


The Information Governance Conference , or InfoGovCon, is a fantastic event for information professionals run by my friends at the Information Coalition. I spoke the last 2 years, and I won the 2016 Information Governance Expert of the Year award.

5 Reasons Why Information Governance and Cybersecurity Go Hand in Hand


Those who know and manage the data working closely with those who strive to protect it – information governance and IT functioning in tandem. IG knows what information an organization has and can identify what’s important and what’s not.

Lessons from the Information Governance Front Lines


As the volume of data organizations must manage continues to grow, so does the need for strategies and practices for managing it, a discipline known as information governance. In this episode, Paul Gillin speaks to Michal Shea , CIO of Morgan Lewis, who knows a lot about information governance because his firm has on the leading edge of applying it to his business. Featured Modern Governance Podcast information governance Modern Governance Podcast

Looking Back At Information Governance in 2018


2018 was the year enterprises started seriously investing in their information governance programs. It’s not that they didn’t do governance before, but the increase in compliance and regulations, including the new privacy regulations has pushed for improvements to how enterprise think about and apply information governance processes. Information Governance Insights. Information Governance: A Small Ball Strategy in Action.

Information Governance World Magazine Now Available!

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Information Governance World magazine is now available -in print and digital editions! Information Governance World magazine covers major facets of IG, uniting them under the umbrella of a common vision. The post Information Governance World Magazine Now Available!

Information Governance World magazine invites you to our Launch Fiesta!

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Information Governance World magazine invites you to our Launch Fiesta! Attendees at the reception hosted by the debuting Information Governance World Magazine can meet the […]. The post Information Governance World magazine invites you to our Launch Fiesta!

Information Governance vs Records Management [Video]

Record Nations

Records management and information governance are two terms with similarities in their responsibilities and principles yet are executed very differently. The post Information Governance vs Records Management [Video] appeared first on Record Nations.

Information Governance – Essential Ingredient for Business Value

Perficient Data & Analytics

In my last blog, you may recall that we were discussing the value and the need for Standards and Templates for ensuring a consistent and efficient use of the Data Lake, both in its population (supplying) and in its retrieval (consuming) of information. To achieve this level of consistency and efficiency, as well as reliability, requires a robust Information Governance Program responsible for overseeing the environment. Information Stewards, Owners, etc.

The Information Governance Conference Announces 2018 Keynote Speaker

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Drones and related technologies continue to tangle up courtrooms – with implications on downstream information, autonomous vehicles, manufacturing, healthcare, and so much more. The post The Information Governance Conference Announces 2018 Keynote Speaker appeared first on IG Guru.

Client Information Governance Requirements for Law Firms


Many organizations are demanding their law firms adopt client-specific information governance requirements. The records management requirements are referred to as the Client Information Governance Requirements (CIGR): client-directed policies on how the law firm will handle, secure and dispose of a client’s data. A survey from the just-released Law Firm Information Governance Symposium (LFIGS) report shows that 63.6%

Simplify records management while improving information governance

OpenText Information Management

Challenge: Your organization has many users involved in the lifecycle management of important information assets–from knowledge workers to legal associates to system administrators and, yes, Records Managers.

Information Governance Expert Roundtable


I was one of four experts interviewed by RecordLion for a virtual roundtable of Information Governance experts. Here's a sample: Question: "How do you define information governance?". My answer: First, it is important to start with Information Strategy followed by Information Architecture. Architecture asks “How do we organize and structure things so that the right information gets to the right people and processes as the right times?”

Integrating Artificial Intelligence Into Your Information Governance Program


Now information governance (IG) professionals are integrating artificial intelligence into their organizations’ infrastructure and IG programs. This data map differs from what an information technology team uses to plot out the infrastructure for an organization.

The next step in information governance - Crowdsourcing

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Data governance Data management Data typesThis methodology can create a more dynamic and collaborative process throughout the organization – connecting executives, managers and data stewards alike.

Data Lake and Information Governance – The Key Takeaways

Perficient Data & Analytics

A Data Lake can be a highly valuable asset to any enterprise, and there is a myriad of technology solutions available for leveraging the processes to feed, maintain and retrieve information from the Lake. But all this technology is, if not worthless, significantly less valuable, if the environment is not well governed and managed. This takeaway significantly influences how the Governance of the environment is set up and run. Governance.

7 ways organizations can improve information governance

Information Management Resources

Better management of data can help healthcare entities protect information and achieve compliance. Documents and records retention Cloud hosting Data security

13 questions you need to ask to close the information governance gap

Information Management Resources

Organizations need to create a culture of information governance, in which all information stakeholders work cross-functionally to design, implement, monitor and mature an IG program that meets the needs of everyone. Data governance Data management Data strategy

Red Teaming Your Information Governance Program

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information governance Information Management lean red teaming records management red teaming red teaming lite red teams program managementGeorge Despres, CRM. Program Director for University Records Management, Brandeis University. The content in this blog reflects the opinions of the author, and not of Brandeis University.). About Red Teaming. Have you deliberately challenged your own program plans and procedures recently?

Ahead of GDPR, Information Governance Comes into Its Own


A full 98 percent of US enterprises have embarked on information governance (IG) projects, dramatically up from just 10 percent last year. Featured Privacy bennett borden cambridge analytica Data Privacy enfuse 2018 GDPR ig information governance projects survey

Poster boy for Information Governance


While there have been a lot of information governance-related stories in the news over the past two years, including Equifax and Facebook and VW and Wells Fargo, my nominee for the one name associated with the most significant teaching example in information governance and compliance is the former FBI Director, James Comey. Senior employees treat documents prepared by them in the course of business as their personal information.

The Sedona Conference Has Updated its Commentary on Information Governance: eDiscovery Best Practices

eDiscovery Daily

Now, TSC is releasing an update to its 2014 commentary on Information Governance. The structure is largely similar to the 2014 Commentary, with updated information in key places. Does your organization have a formal Information Governance program?

e-Records 2018: “Information Governance: Managing Content, Data, and Electronic Records”

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Due to the myriad of changes in technology, content and data management are becoming an increasing challenge in the private sector as well as government entities. This increase may expose various vulnerabilities within an organization’s information governance framework.

Information Governance in 2020

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Gentle readers: My thoughts on this subject were just published in the Fall issue of The Ethical Boardroom. Here is a link: [link] As always, your feedback, kudos, and brickbats are welcome. Thanks for your interest, Gordy

According to the IGI, Information Governance Continues To Gain Traction: Information Governance Trends

eDiscovery Daily

Last week, the Information Governance Initiative (IGI) released Volume III of their State of Information Governance Report – the third (annual) edition of the Report, which is based on “extensive” surveying of Information Governance (IG) practitioners and providers. So, is Information Governance gaining traction in organizations? Needless to say, GDPR will be a major driver in adoption of information governance.