Information Management and Backwards-Compatibility: Just the Fax, Ma’am

What does it tell you about the latest information management disciplines that my big success this week was sending a 10-page fax to a doctor’s office?

It tells me is that we should never forget that much of the world consists of people who are just trying to get stuff done – and many of these are not equipped with anything resembling the cutting-edge information management solutions we usually focus on. (There’s a much more significant example here.) (more…)

Paul Revere & InfoGov: Rebels of Action & Collaboration

“Listen My Children and You Shall Hear
of the Midnight Ride of Paul Revere”

Paul Revere’s Ride,
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Question: what does Paul Revere’s ride have to do with information governance? Answer: it illustrates well that regardless of the success of this or that particular effort, what’s important is that you do something and work with others to get the job done. (more…)

The Push-Pull of Information Access & Security

The Push: Facilitating information access is fundamental to improving enterprise business processes, collaboration, and overall company performance.

The Pull: Tightening information security is fundamental to enhancing data integrity, personal privacy, and general compliance.

The Burning Question: Don’t these two points tend to work against one another?

The Answer: Yes! (more…)