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  • Information Management Will Never Be Easy

    Information Management Will Never Be Easy

    I get the opportunity to speak with hundreds of folks a year about managing information at organizations, and probably the most common requirement I hear is, information management needs to be easy and user friendly -- if users have to do anything more difficult than what they do now, it will fail. It’s difficult to formulate a response to this request (or even keep a straight face).

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  • Social Signals Social Noise and Knowledge Management

    Social Signals, Social Noise and Knowledge Management

    Hashtags, "likes" and abbreviations are all part of users conveying information. Almost all organizations with enterprise social deployments turn to it after traditional documentation, but in many cases, social knowledge management is an afterthought -- if it's performed at all.

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  • The Greatness of Information Governance

    The Greatness of Information Governance

    I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have.

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  • Records Management in Law Firms: Face the Future

    Records and Information Governance are perhaps the most important staff side functions in the modern day law firm. Yet many Records and Information Governance professionals think we are one step away from obscurity and irrelevance.

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  • Enterprise Content Management Isnt Dead Its Evolving

    Enterprise Content Management Isn't Dead - It's Evolving

    There’s lots of talk about how Enterprise Content Management (ECM) is dead or dying.

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  • Stop SharePoint Information Bleed Before It Starts

    Stop SharePoint Information Bleed Before It Starts

    Eighty-three percent of SharePoint enterprises report actual security losses from user error. Imagine for a second that you’ve left the world of technology. Suppose you decided to launch a new venture -- a retail store, or a nightclub.

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  • Getting Started with Information Governance

    Consider for a moment the amount of data that businesses generate on a daily basis. Add in the increased connections through mobile devices, cloud computing and social media. This leads to a multitude of concerns, including costs, risks and security, as data is stored in disparate locations.

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  • Is NSA Leaker Edward Snowden the Info Governance Champ?

    Whatever you think of US National Security Agency leakerEdward Snowden, you have to concede he has done a lot for information governance (IG). He didn't build the ultimate IG technology.

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  • The Age of Continuous Compliance

    Today’s governance, risk and compliance landscape is complicated and difficult to understand, let alone implement and maintain. Those under pressure to maintain environments held to standards set by external regulatory control (and usually internal policies and best practices) have a difficult task.

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  • Finding Common Ground with Information Governance

    Finding Common Ground with Information Governance

    When working with clients, I liken this state of affairs to whatever the political debate du jour is on the news -- where both sides are seemingly speaking different languages and there’s no agreement on the common ground.

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  • Be Pragmatic to Succeed in Information Governance

    If I had to encapsulate in one phrase everything I’ve learned about doing information governance (IG) and related disciplines over the last 20 odd years, it’s that you should be pragmatic.

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  • The SharePoint Information Governance Problem

    The SharePoint Information Governance Problem

    In part, the reason why so many organizations suffer from most (if not all) of these SharePoint issues has to do with SharePoint’s ease of use.

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  • A Record Manager's Takeaways from LegalTech 2014

    The 2014 LegalTech conference began and ended with its signature hoopla and fanfare: Sessions were attended, parties were had, prize giveaways happened -- most notably one which involved a group of vendors pooling resources to underwrite a cherry red Mercedes Benz for a lucky winner (not me).

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  • Dont Let 2014 Be the Year of the Ostrich Stop Ignoring Rogue IT

    Don't Let 2014 Be the Year of the Ostrich: Stop Ignoring Rogue IT

    If you are reading this article, you are likely both a perpetrator and victim of rogue IT. To paraphrase Jeff Foxworthy, “If you shared a company document with a colleague using a publicly-available document sharing service, you might just be rogue IT.

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