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Chris Surdak - Gartner Executive Partner

A discussion with digital transformation and robotic process automation expert Chris Surdak from Gartner on the future of work. 

COVID-19 is Teaching US What it Means to be Humans

Humans are social animals but what differentiates us from other animals is being “Humane.” We have higher intelligence than other animals, we are compassionate, and, most importantly, can distinguish good from bad. Being good is to have empathy. Unfortunately, nowadays ...

ARMA IG Survey Falls Short

In March, ARMA International released the results of the first of a planned annual series of IG surveys, “IG Maturity Index Report – 2020,” sponsored by NetGovern, a Montreal-based software company that specializes in email and archiving, which recently added ...

Information Governance: Optimizing the Lifeblood of Organizations

Information governance (IG) provides a unified strategic framework for the control, security, optimization and effective use of information. This article outlines how an overarching IG framework enables alignment of policies, procedures, people and technologies. When information is effectively governed ...

From Rocket Man to Bird Man: The Worlds of Christopher Surdak

Christopher Surdak is an industry-recognized expert in Mobility, Social Media and Analytics, Big Data, Information Security, Regulatory Compliance, Artificial Intelligence and Cloud Computing with over 25 years of experience. Chris was literally a rocket scientist - he began his career ...

Data is Your Best Defense Against a Coronavirus Downturn

As organisations across the world begin and implement remote working preparations, data could be the best defense against a coronavirus downturn. In an uncertain global market like that which we are experiencing as a result of fallout from the coronavirus ...

What IG Pros Need to Know about the Coronavirus Outbreak

The coronavirus, which brings on the disease Covid-19,  has made its way to the United States.  Despite your feelings on whether the virus is something we need to be concerned about, there are some concerns you need to be aware ...
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Information Governance: A Primer

Information Governance:  A Primer According to the Sedona Conference, Information Governance (IG) is about minimizing information risks and costs while maximizing information value. This is a compact way to convey the key aims of IG programs. The definition of IG ...

How to save Records Management from Self Destructing Messages

With the consent of its editors, the following is an abridged version of an article that appeared in the Winter 2019 issue of “Ethical Boardroom” magazine, a UK publication. Every month more than four billion people send 560 billion ...

IG ANZ 2019 IG Survey

  InfoGovANZ is an organization founded to further the adoption of IG principles and practices in Australia and New Zealand. IGANZ (www.infogovanz.com) conducted its first IG survey in 2017. This year, they repeated the IG survey and the results provide ...

10 Key Records Management System Considerations

Perfect Ten While Information Governance (IG) is the overall framework for managing all types of corporate information, Records Management (RM) is the specific area of IG that allows you to manage and control documents according to a records policy and ...

IG Assessment Models: Use the Right Tool for the Job

Tool Time Organizations are ramping up IG programs in today’s risk and regulatory environment that increasingly emphasize the need to reduce information risks and costs, while maximizing information value. The first principle from The Sedona Conference’s® Commentary on Information Governance ...

The Trailblazer Interview with George Socha – Creator of the IG Reference Model

  George Socha is a Managing Director in BDO’s Forensic Technology Services practice. Named an “E-Discovery Trailblazer” by The American Lawyer, he assists corporate, law firm, and government clients with all facets of electronic discovery, including information governance, as ...

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