Don't Get Burned by Improper Data Disposal

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Dr. Stephen Hawking stated that one can theoretically pull data out of a black hole, but does that mean you should store your data in the most efficient storage device in the universe?

Topics: Data Disposal , Disposition

August 26, 2016 by Chris Caplinger

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Using ECM and Records Management Together: A Step Towards Information Governance

ECM and Records Management are perfect examples of solutions that can work well together and even enhance the overall solution when used together. They each have separate individual goals, but together they provide efficiency and compliance and are a step on the way to Information Governance. 

July 20, 2016 by Julie Lintner

How Can Your Legal Department Avoid Compliance Risk?

Information Governance

August 25, 2016 by Andrew Borgschulte

According to a survey, legal departments are becoming more like business units including hiring operations managers, increasing budgetary control and implementing information governance programs to decrease compliance risk.

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Become a SharePoint Information Governance Superhero in 7 Steps

SharePoint

August 24, 2016 by Andrew Borgschulte

What does it take to become a true SharePoint information governance superhero within your organization? Records and information manager roles are adapting to adjust to the ever-changing business environment. This post lays out seven ways to become a leader at the core of your organization's SharePoint information governance strategy.

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Information Governance Programs Can't Rely on Users

Information Governance

August 23, 2016 by Andrew Borgschulte

A report from the Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM) shows that 51% of organizations have had data governance incidents in the past 12 months, including 16% undergoing a full data breach. Overall, 45% of business executives state that a lack of a solid information governance program leaves their company open to litigation and data governance risks.

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Compliance Managers and Their Role in the Information Governance Journey

Information Governance

August 19, 2016 by Andrew Borgschulte

According to sonaku.com, a compliance manager is a professional that keeps the legal and ethical integrity of a company intact through policy enforcement and program planning. He or she makes sure all departments of a business are complying with the rules and regulations the company upholds.

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Data Privacy Laws, eDiscovery and Information Governance

Information Governance

August 18, 2016 by Andrew Borgschulte

An article from In-house Access brings up some interesting points about discovery and the associated data privacy laws. In general, courts in the United States allow very broad discovery. There has been movement to limit the scope, especially when it comes to eDiscovery, but as of now large amounts of data are required for discovery. Additionally, because these rules focus on the parent companies, it includes all subsidiaries (even those outside the U.S.), which can result in a direct conflict with the data privacy laws in that country.

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Stay on Top of Your Office 365 Records Management and Compliance

SharePoint

August 17, 2016 by Andrew Borgschulte

Office 365 records management and compliance is an integral part of any information governance strategy. Microsoft has added some features recently that make this process a little easier for any organization. Below are these features as outlined in a recent Office blog post.

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5 Things CIOs Must Know About Their Information Governance Program

Information Governance

August 16, 2016 by Chris Caplinger

In most organizations anything having to do with information falls under the umbrella of the CIO. The concept of information governance is surely at the top of that list. Traditionally, the task of governing information hasn’t exactly been the CIOs sweet spot over the last decade or ever. Therefore, we wanted to share 5 (five) things a CIO needs to know about information governance to be successful.

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