Today, on Perpective Check: The truth and consequences of your boss flipping through the pages of a magazine and saying, “I just read about [new shiny infogov object] that EVERYBODY’S using. How come we’re not??” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEFXnLBHhVA&feature=youtu.be
“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 […]
There’s a disturbing trend in the information governance profession that needs to stop now, namely the tendency to apologize for the work we’re doing. “Let me email that document to you.” – “I’m sorry, but please paste in the link to the digital document instead.” “I need to make a copy of this for my […]
“Overwhelming” “Complicated” “Scary” Quotes from a movie poster? A book jacket? A Congressional hearing? No, merely a summary of my latest People’s Take* on the state of information management today.