Information Governance Programs Can't Rely on Users

April 11, 2017 by Kevin Bley

Tags: Governance, Mobile Devices

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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Chief Data Officer Demand Increases as Information Governance Initiatives Rise

August 5, 2016 by Andrew Borgschulte

Tags: Governance, Data Privacy

Gartner has predicted that 90% of large organizations will have Chief Data Officers by 2019. They also predicted that CDOs will face a number of information governance initiative challenges and that likely only 50% will be successful by 2019.

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How is Big Data Affecting Information Governance Initiatives?

July 12, 2016 by Andrew Borgschulte

Tags: Governance, Big Data, Compliance

Microsoft published a report on global enterprise big data trends. The survey shows some very interesting results and has impact for those of us in the information governance community. The majority of the IT decision-makers surveyed work for companies in the manufacturing, healthcare or financial services industries and most are part of large organizations. Let's look over a few highlights from the survey:

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3 Major Consequences of Poor SharePoint Information Governance

May 19, 2016 by Jim Merrifield

Tags: Governance

This post comes by way of a guest author, Jim Merrifield IGP,CIP. Jim is a Records & Information Governance Manager at Robinson+Cole, LLP, an Am Law 200 firm, where he is a member of the Data Privacy and Security team. He is also Co-founder of The Information Governance Conference (InfoGovCon).

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Chief Data Officer Demand Increases as Data Governance Becomes Critical

April 15, 2016 by Andrew Borgschulte

Tags: Governance, Data Privacy

Gartner has predicted that 90% of large organizations will have Chief Data Officers by 2019. They also predicted that CDOs will face a number of data governance challenges and that likely only 50% will be successful by 2019.

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The Risks of Improper Data Governance

March 22, 2016 by Andrew Borgschulte

Tags: eDiscovery, Governance

Technology has permanently changed the way information is managed. Data governance has become a digital and technical endeavor. As the options for digital storage became less expensive and more flexible, organizations began keeping more and more data. Unfortunately, many of their data governance strategies could not keep up and the overwhelming amount of records were not properly managed.

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Data Governance Incidents Affect More Than Half of Organizations

December 18, 2015 by Andrew Borgschulte

Tags: Governance, Mobile Devices

A recent 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 information governance leaves their company open to litigation and data governance risks.

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IRS Fails Records Management Transparency Test

November 3, 2015 by Andrew Borgschulte

Tags: IRS, Governance

An article from The Daily Signal reports that the #IRS improperly withheld information under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA), the IRS' auditor, reviewed 65 FOIA requests and found that eight of these for which the IRS improperly withheld information.

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Cloud Governance Wars: Box vs SharePoint Online

October 14, 2015 by Team RecordLion

Tags: Governance, SharePoint, Box

A customer of ours recently asked us if they should use Box or SharePoint Online (Office 365). Guess what we asked next? You're probably thinking the same thing we did... "what exactly are you needing to do?"

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What in the world is... "Information Governance?"

September 22, 2015 by Team RecordLion

Tags: Governance, Data Breach

This is part 1 of a 4-Part Series on Corporate Governance in the Information Age from insidecounsel.com

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