Tag Archives: Jason R. Baron

IGI’S JASON R. BARON SUBMITS COMMENTS TO THE SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE FOR ITS HEARING ON THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT

On Wednesday, May 6th, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on “Ensuring an Informed Citizenry: Examining the Administration’s Efforts to Improve Open Government.” The hearing discussed the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), which provides citizens with the right to request government records, thereby increasing openness, transparency, and accountability in government. Obstacles to the FOIA […]

EMAIL GOVERNANCE AND CAPSTONE: EXPERTS ANSWER AUDIENCE QUESTIONS

Email Governance & Capstone

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]On March 3, 2015, just as the Clinton email story was breaking, IGI and Charter Supporter, OpenText, held a previously scheduled webinar, What You Can Learn from the U.S. Federal Government’s “Capstone” Strategy to Solve Your Email Governance Headaches. Coverage and commentary about Clinton raised the importance of managing emails better—the very issues that […]

HILLARY & HISTORY: IGI PARTICIPATES IN NATIONAL PRESS CLUB NEWSMAKERS EVENT

Jason R. Baron Hillary Emails C-Span

On Thursday, April 16, Jason R. Baron, co-chair of the Information Governance Initiative, appeared at a National Press Club Newsmakers news conference entitled “Hillary & History: Lessons to Improve Open Government Under the Records Laws From Clinton’s Email Records Episode.” The panel discussion, covered live on C-SPAN, focused on the greater policy implications for government […]

IGI’S INAUGURAL CIGO SUMMIT: IG LEADERSHIP & THE ROLE OF THE CHIEF INFORMATION GOVERNANCE OFFICER

CIGO Summit

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]As IT moved into the mainstream in the 1980s, we debated who should be in charge of information. The CIO emerged and dominated, but 30 years later most organizations seem to be rudderless. The most critical questions about our information assets go unanswered. A cursory glance at the news on any given day provides […]

ATTEND THE DESI VI WORKSHOP ON JUNE 8, 2015 IN SAN DIEGO

Save the date for the 6th Discovery of Electronically Stored Information Workshop (DESI VI Workshop) on June 8, 2015 at the University of San Diego, San Diego, California. The full day workshop is part of the 15th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence & Law (ICAIL) that runs from June 8th-12th, 2015 The DESI workshops series, […]

BREAKING CLINTON EMAIL STORY UNDERSCORES NEED FOR BETTER IG FOR EMAILS

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Amid incidents of data breaches, yet another headline-grabbing story demonstrates the immediate relevance of information governance (IG). This week’s breaking story that Hillary Clinton appears to have used only private email to conduct official business during her time as secretary of state underscores the need for better IG policies and more effective use of […]