CIP Dies, Then Gets Better: What This InfoPro Thinks About That

A bit over a week ago, AIIM International decided to fold its Certified Information Professional (CIP) program into its existing educational structure. Then last Thursday, the organization reversed course, not only staying with the certification but announcing a v2.0 will be launched at its 2016 event. As the face of the CIP’s free overview videos, […]

Industry, Shmindustry – Information Governance is a Profession

Industry noun | in·dus·try | \ˈin-(ˌ)dəs-trē\ : the process of making products by using machinery and factories : a group of businesses that provide a particular product or service – Merriam-Webster Dictionary Those of us in “the industry” love to talk about the leading players in “the industry,” latest trends in “the industry,” and where […]

Information Governance and the Rolled Up Newspaper

Yes, I know this headline reads something like the title of a Hardy Boys mystery, but it reflects an interesting sidebar that surfaced during yesterday’s AIIM-led #infochat on information governance – much of which centered on the need for training and awareness-building. As the conversation unfolded, we participants found ourselves softly debating the need for, […]