Information Governance

The purpose of an information governance program is to provide insight into information that is the most valuable to the organization, while minimizing associated risks and costs. Until recently, organizations focused less on the latter and heavily on gaining insight into the most valuable information. The reason for this change is largely due to the

The heightened state of information security in recent years has instigated genuine collaboration, in many organizations, amongst its professionals in IT, records, security, risk, compliance, and other stakeholders in business management.  After the various perspectives are heard, the need is clear – an Information Governance (IG) strategy.

What is IG?  Wikipedia roughly defines IG as

There is no secret sauce to achieving information governance nirvana. The reality is someone must take ownership of an organization’s information governance program. The industry as a whole has been discussing that organizations appoint a chief information governance officer (CIGO) or its equivalent, to lead information governance efforts. The title is not important—the skill set