The world of information is changing and so is the value of that information. In the 1980s, mainstream electronic information was a novelty. The 1990s welcomed the ability to communicate easier. The 2000s brought creation of information at a much faster pace. Big data and the value of information has been the most recent development.
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There is a lot of misunderstanding around information governance and what it really entails. Below are a few common misconceptions about IG and an explanation of the true state of IG.
Several key updates to Office 365 focus around security and reducing your Office 365 compliance risk. This is crucial to ensure the integrity of your records.
The role of the information governance specialist or records manager is at a crossroads, specifically in customer-focused industries like retail, according to a survey from Iron Mountain. In fact, just one-third of retail businesses have a records manager. In traditional process-based businesses such as manufacturing, energy, and financial services, those numbers rise to 46, 48 and 50 percent respectively.
Many of us make personal New Year's resolutions, but how many of us also do that with our businesses? It's 2017 and any business that has to comply with state, federal or international data privacy laws and regulations (which is virtually every business) should make this resolution: keep only what you need! In other words, for any data affected by privacy laws and regulations (i.e., any data that contains personally identifiable information, protected health information or other sensitive information), your company should only keep the data required as necessary for business purposes and to comply with applicable privacy laws and regulations. It's a simple concept, but it can only be achieved through diligent information management.
We held an informative webinar about successfully discovering, deleting, and migrating redundant, obsolete, and trivial (ROT) data.
The Internet of Things (IoT) has exploded in the last few years. From thermostats to cars, thousands of items can now collect, store and transmit data. The question many general counsel are asking is how does this affect data privacy, information security and eDiscovery?
Assuming the majority of the readers of this post are not technologists, I will define SaaS (Software as a Service) and the Cloud. First, the Cloud and SaaS are not the same thing. SaaS runs in the Cloud.
We often talk about how information governance can improve compliance, mitigate legal risk and protect in the case of a data breach. What isn't discussed as much as it should be is how information governance can truly help an organization create new revenue.