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!) […]

ECM and Washing Machines: A Little Forethought Goes a Long Way

Returning from a crazy stretch of travel, I learned that the household washing machine was on the fritz. Too many hours of research and shopping later, we ordered an expensive but hopefully heavier-duty, longer-lasting appliance than its myriad predecessors. With delivery set for tomorrow, today is the day I must prepare my legacy unit for […]