There has been a great deal of confusion around the term information governance (IG) and how it is often confused with other similar industry terms, such as information technology (IT) governance and data governance . The definitions put forth at times have compounded the confusion by offering a convoluted definition of IG, or sometimes offering a definition of IG that is just plain incorrect , often confusing it with simple data governance
However, there is a speed bump in the road preventing wider access of this data being accessed by all of the right people at the right time – this roadblock is called “Data Governance.” Data Governance is enforced in this new day and age mostly due to financial and legal policies, regulatory needs, confidentiality laws, and other forms of safety measures to protect businesses, employees, consumers and governments
We have imposed artificial risks and conflicts, by distinguishing between "sturctured" and "unstructured" governance. These are technology driven distinctions and should not be affecting business policy on information management. Read why here... #policy ...
I have talked about this in an earlier blog ( Data Governance is not about Data )
We’ll advise on developing excellent standards for data governance, mitigating risks and improving compliance
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Johnny Lee explains why you need information governance (and suggestions on how to achieve it) in his keynote session at AIIM 2014 on April 2 at 4:30: Ediscovery & Data Governance: Flip Sides of the Same Coin
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Do not think that big data is just an issue for data governance and the IT staff
I would venture that most administrators do not fully understand the underlying metadata, taxonomy, and data governance issues within SharePoint that are associated with social computing solutions