Now that SharePoint 2016 has rolled out, let's discuss its impact on records management. As with any long-awaited release, there were rumors and speculation around what features would or wouldn't be included. How will these features and changes affect the overall information governance of your records? We all know SharePoint records management is a priority for all organizations. We have compiled a list of the new or updated features and what effect it will have on records management.
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.
One of the more interesting announcements to come out of the Microsoft Ignite conference is the fact that Microsoft is introducing artificial intelligence to help improve security and compliance in Office 365.
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.
For the average worker, their digital life in the workplace has become overwhelming. Their inbox is overflowing, files are scattered across multiple places and unfortunately this causes loss of productivity and exposes the organization to potential compliance issues.
Technology has permanently changed the way information is managed. Data governance, especially related to SharePoint records management 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.
Information governance has been around for a while now, however, having a sophisticated SharePoint information governance program has only fairly recently become a hot topic among executives.
Microsoft has been playing some marketing tricks on us, but they are not all necessarily bad. OneDrive for Business is a great example. The personal OneDrive product was and just is a personal cloud file share, much like Google Drive, iCloud Drive or even DropBox. However, Microsoft often uses the same name to brand two very different products such as Skype (for business) and in this case, OneDrive for Business.
We all know how integral SharePoint is to an organization's information governance efforts. There are, however, a few points of emphasis that can drastically improve the effectiveness of your SharePoint governance program.
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.