Category Archives: Commentary

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Presidential Tweets and Self-Destructing Messages Under the Records Laws: The New Normal

Washington, D.C. of counsel Jason R. Baron published an article in Bloomberg Law titled “Presidential Tweets and Self-Destructing Messages Under the Records Laws: The New Normal.” Jason discusses the recordkeeping challenges and legal developments that result from presidential tweets and other forms of communications used by White House personnel in the Trump administration. Jason also notes that these legal […]

How the General Counsel Can Shape Information Governance

Jake Frazier – Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting & Sonia Cheng – Senior Director, FTI Consulting As seen on   Information governance is often thought about in the context of IT efficiency, data security and regulatory compliance. While it is true that these are the most critical drivers for executing data governance programmes, there is an equally […]

Getting Past Some of the Top Barriers to IG Success

Recently, the IGI caught up with Scott Burt, President and CEO of Integro, one of IGI’s newest supporters to discuss some of the IG challenges they see in the market and how organizations are overcoming them. Integro, a Gartner “Cool Vendor” and recipient of IBM’s Worldwide Business Partner Governance Excellence Award, joined the Information Governance […]

Information Governance Oversight: Questions for Board Members To Ask

Jason R. Baron, Of Counsel at Drinker, Biddle & Reath LLP and Co-chair of the Information Governance Initiative, has published an article in Ethical Boardroom titled, “Information Governance Oversight: Questions for Board Members To Ask.” The article provides insight into the emergence of a variety of calls for boards of directors to be asking questions […]

Guest Post – Information Governance and the Social Enterprise

Information Governance and the Social Enterprise by Robert Cruz, Senior Director, Product Marketing of Actiance, Inc. Another terrific gathering of information governance and records management thought leaders at the MER Conference and the IGI’s awesome Chief Information Governance Officer (CIGO) Summit in Chicago. MER provided a great opportunity to present our thoughts on “Information Governance […]

Guest Post: Valuation of Information

The following is part of our guest blog series. Jane C. Allen and Brian Fox, who advise organizations on e-discovery, forensics, and a broad range of additional IG topics in their roles at PwC, wrote this piece, and it is published as it was provided. PwC is an IGI Supporter.  Information valuation is the topic […]