Leveling Up Your IG Program: Opportunities Beyond Best Practices
by Doug Meier - Pandora Media Inc. on September 12, 2017
Whether in “startup” mode or in “recurring initiative” mode, we expect a lot from an information governance (IG) program and its leaders.
For example, the program should follow agreed-upon best practices, like adhering to a maturity model and aligning with the concept of Privacy by Design, and should establish processes like records management and legal hold notification. Likewise, the program leaders are expected to communicate policies and procedures, identify and remove unstructured data debris—including redundant, obsolete, and trivial information (ROT)—and maintain ongoing IG efforts.
These are all admirable goals and objectives, but it’s not enough. For an information governance program to survive, it requires alignment with and embracement of objectives that go beyond best practices and standard guidance. Here are a few ways to level up your IG program.
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