New “CIGO” Information Governance Certification Launched

By Robert Smallwood | June 29, 2020

The Information Governance (IG) marketplace has been slow to mature, partly due to the lack of a comprehensive, updated, and valid IG certification that covers the full range of facets in the IG discipline. This prompted a group of IG leaders to form the new, “Certified Information Governance Officers Association” which can be found at The new “CIGO” certification encompasses the full range of IG sub-disciplines, including: data privacy, cybersecurity, infonomics, data governance, information risk, records & information management, eDiscovery, and more. A CIGO-certified professional will have proven that they are an “expert generalist” and well-qualified to manage IG […]

ICRM – Institute of Certified Records Managers & CIGO Association announce Strategic Alliance

By Martin Keen | October 14, 2020

TO OFFER NEW CRM/CIGO CERTIFICATION Albany, NY and San Diego, CA, October 1, 2020 – The Institute of Certified Records Managers (ICRM) and the Certified Information Governance Officers Association (CIGOA) announce a strategic alliance partnership to jointly offer a new information governance (IG) credential for Certified Records Managers, the CRM/CIGO (Certified Information Governance Officer). The new CRM/CIGO certification process includes […]

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