Perspective Check – Anticipation 2019

It’s 2019, and Steve Weissman anticipates and addresses a number of key themes for the new year:

[Time mark] – [Perspective for 2019]

0:44 – Metadata and database fields: ‘labels’ as the keys to … everything!

1:38 – AI and machine learning: not the same things, no matter what the marketing says

3:24 – RPA: simply workflow by another name?

4:08 – Blockchain: vast potential but not a magic pill

5:25 – GDPR: more sound than fury in the U.S. … for now

7:45 – Best practice: applications first, then technologies

9:40 – Best practice: prepare today for obsolescence tomorrow

12:38 – Best practice: infosec requires physical techniques as well as cyber

13:43 – Best practice: ain’t nuthin’ wrong with good ol’ fashioned scanning

About the author: Steve Weissman

Steve Weissman helps you do information right by bringing order and discipline to your governance and process practices. Principal Consultant at Holly Group and Co-Founder of the Information Coalition (now merged with ARMA International), he leverages a proven proprietary methodology to optimize everything from strategic planning and needs assessment to vendor selection and user adoption. He is, in short, The Info Gov Guy™, furthering best-practices for finding, leveraging, and protecting your business-critical information. A member of the AIIM Company of Fellows and holder of numerous industry designations, he can be reached at or 617-383-4655.