In his recent article for the Ethical Boardroom Winter 2014 Edition, Jason R. Baron (IGI Co-chair) offered his predictions for information governance (IG) in 2015. Read the full article, “Information Governance to Take Center Stage,” here.
Among Jason’s predictions are that a true IG market will emerge, that more corporate executives will have IG in their title, and that there will be an increase in the use of analytics in IG leading to more visibility into corporate data.
“Some lawyers in the US are building information governance practices around the power of analytics, urging colleagues and clients to adopt greater use of sophisticated technologies to peer into and makes sense of vast collections of email and other digital records. Doing so may help to resolve otherwise vexing issues, including involving what information may be known about employment disputes, mergers and acquisitions, and whistleblower claims – to name just three out of many areas of practice. (See Bennett B. Borden & Jason R. Baron Finding the Signal in the Noise: Information Governance, Analytics, and the Future of Legal Practice, Richmond J. of Law and Technology – 2014).”
Read the full piece here.