Doing Information Right: Where Do I Begin?

If there’s one thing we know about doing information right – which is to say, improving the care and feeding of your critical business information – it’s that it’s really hard to know where to begin. Should we scan the boxes full of paper that’s cluttering our hallways? Should we comb through our shared drives […]

Is Your Information Governance Mostly Sound and Fury?

“It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.” Shakespeare penned these words as a metaphor for life (Macbeth, Act V, Scene V), but they relate equally well to information governance in that organizations often spend more time arguing over the particulars than actually doing much about them. This […]

Trust is a Critical Success Factor for InfoGov

TRUST. It’s the first point in the Boy Scout Law. (A Scout is Trustworthy.) It’s an old Russian proverb made famous by a U.S. President. (Trust but Verify.) It’s printed on U.S. banknotes and coins. (In God We Trust.) And it’s foundational to success in information management / information governance.