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Bleeding Edge Information Governance: IG as a Service Center

Some of our most advanced clients in information management and information governance (IG) have spent three or more years building out IG capabilities. They are now beginning to seriously provide... […]

Intellectual Capital Protection: A Critical Information Management Challenge

We’ve been working in information management (IM) for 20 years now, and there are plenty of challenges, including information lifecycle management, stakeholder engagement, change management and... […]

Leverage Existing Business Initiatives for Information Governance

In recent posts , we’ve explored how to get other people to care about information governance (IG) — from general, high-level considerations to specific guidance around how to align with what non-IG... […]

How to Frame Your Information Governance Pitch

In a recent post, I discussed how only information governance (IG) folks will really care about IG. And in general, that’s true — unless you can align your IG efforts with things non-IG folks care... […]

Using Information Governance to Solve Business Needs

Information governance (IG) practitioners (and I’m one of them) tend to think the world revolves around IG. We say organizations should support IG best practices and end users should willingly submit... […]

Which File Analytics Products Should You Use?

In a previous post, I outlined the three questions you should ask before doing a file analytics project. In this post, I’m going to go into a little more detail on the second question “Why am I doing... […]

Content Disposition: Do You Have to Be Right to be Defensible?

I recently took part in a working session with the legal team from a Fortune 100 firm and their outside counsel to finalize a process for deleting content that belonged to employees who had left the... […]

Developing Goals & Requirements for a Successful Content Cleanup Project

Recently I've noticed many organizations are undertaking major content cleanup efforts, but most don’t know where or how to start. There’s a lot of fear that these large efforts won’t be as... […]

6 Challenges When Preparing for Content Cleanup

Every organization needs to clean up their content — to comply with laws and regulations concerning record keeping and privacy, for example, or to keep relevant content findable for end users. Yet,... […]

5 Reasons You Need an Information Governance Program

Ask anyone involved in records management, information management, IT, InfoSec, Privacy, Legal, or Compliance whether their organization needs an Information Governance (IG) program, and they’ll... […]