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 ...
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5 Steps to Information Governance Success

To hear some people tell it, the future of information governance is a complex, frightening place to ponder. The volume ...
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If It Ain’t Broke, Fix it Anyway

When speaking of technology and information governance, we often are told that “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” – ...
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Governance is Always Never Having to Say You’re Sorry

There’s a disturbing trend in the information governance profession that needs to stop now, namely the tendency to apologize for ...
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Reimagining Information Governance with Blockchain

A Discussion Paper Authors: Alan Pelz-Sharpe (Deep Analysis) & Steve Weissman (Holly Group) Statement of Purpose This discussion paper provides ...
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Records Disrupted: Blockchain as a Transformative Force

Authors: Alan Pelz-Sharpe (Deep Analysis) & Steve Weissman (Holly Group) If records and content management issues such as security, privacy, ...
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AIIM17: New Blood or Fresh Meat?

View From AIIM17: New Blood or Fresh Meat?

Like so many others, I have lots of nice things to say about last week’s AIIM17 conference in Orlando, FL ...
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Keep Calm and Carry On

Stuck in the Middle (of Information Management) With You

If you’re reading this, you already know how valuable it can be to better manage your organization’s business-critical information, and ...
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Debate Over “Content Services vs. ECM” Misses the Point

“ECM is dead.” “Content Services are the next generation.” “I’ve got a brand-new pair of roller skates.” If you think ...
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OpenText / Documentum Deal Closes. What Do I Do?

OK, it’s official: OpenText has closed its deal with Dell EMC to buy the latter’s Enterprise Content Division, which includes ...
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Information Management: It’s Safe to Go in the Water

“Overwhelming” “Complicated” “Scary” Quotes from a movie poster? A book jacket? A Congressional hearing? No, merely a summary of my ...
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Cloud, IoT Can be Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing

It happens innocently enough: someone obtains and installs a reasonable Internet-enabled capability, and BANG! You’re open for business that’s not ...
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Overcoming IG-Related Post-Election Stress Disorder

Can’t sleep. Can’t sit still. Can’t concentrate. No doubt about it, I have Post-Election Stress Disorder (PESD).

They’re Just Tools

Spare us the anthropomorphism – infogov solutions are just tools. They’re neither good nor bad, transformative nor ordinary, effective nor ...
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Information Quality: One Goal, Two Meanings

England and America are two countries separated by the same language. – George Bernard Shaw In the same way, businesspeople ...
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Whose Credibility is it Anyway?

Conference-goer to fellow attendee at the coffee station: “Hi, I’m [name]. Nice to meet you!” Fellow attendee in ...
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Who Cares?

Spent an amazing two hours yesterday as a panelist on The Knowledge Group’s webcast The Continuously Evolving Landscape of Information ...
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Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes

It may sound like a question for a beauty pageant contestant, but it’s an important one for anyone with information ...
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Fax & InfoGov: An Older Medium at Large

Went back to the bank yesterday to complete the estate-related account-opening tasks before me, and couldn’t believe the gal helping ...
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Dot’s Ridiculous

Spent more time today wrangling with my parent’s estate stuff only to hit a snag that’s right up our infogov ...
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Diversity in InfoGov

Just back from the excellent Information Governance Conference last week and was struck not only by the high-quality of the ...
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Rock, Paper, Scissors – IG Style

In the world of information governance: People … defeat Policies Policies … defeat Litigation Litigation … defeats People And you ...
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Just Start

I didn’t time this on purpose, but the beginning of comedian Paul Reiser’s book “How to Get to Carnegie Hall” – ...
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Forget Predicting Software Vendor Survivors. Solve Your Problem!

Think of nearly any established market, and I bet only two dominant players instantly spring to mind in each one: ...
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Privacy Protection Since Snowden: The World According to Glenn Greenwald (and Me!)

Have a look at this great video interview (courtesy CNET) with journalist Glenn Greenwald on the state of privacy protection ...
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3 Truths to Work With (or Against) When You Have to Change Minds

If you’ve been paying any attention to my posts, columns, and presentations, then you know just how important I believe ...
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The Human Face of InfoGov

Solution marketeers and alarmist analysts love to flash the red lights of litigation support and audit compliance when making the ...
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