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 […]

Question Regarding “Information as an Asset”

Continuing my work on “information as an asset,” I ran across this definition (from Investopedia): “An asset is anything of value that can be converted into cash.” While I’m finding overwhelming consensus that information deserves asset status, I’ve yet to find a generally accepted theory for quantifying its value. (Or any theory, for that matter!) […]