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Big Data  |  Compliance and records management  |  Information Management  |  governance  |  information security

Bridging the Gap Between Security Awareness and Action

The amount of data stored on electronic systems today is exploding and growing at an exponential rate. Data breaches, privacy concerns, and growing e-discovery costs continue to evolve how organizations approach controlling their business data while balancing worker productivity. Aged or poor data hygiene can further increase organizational inefficiencies, in aggregate costing billions annually.

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Compliance and records management  |  Content Management  |  Electronic Records Management (ERM)  |  Metadata

Revenge of the Metadata Nerds

We once had an IT person who worked for us who took a page out of the old Saturday Night Live routine, Nick Burns -- Your Company’s Computer Guy, who guarantees to “fix your computer and then make fun of you.”  

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14 Steps to a Successful ECM Implementation

Making an ECM implementation successful requires planning and attention to detail. The best way to create the right solution is to identify organizational goals and priorities. Learn how to manage a successful implementation in our free guide.

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Compliance and records management  |  Electronic Records Management (ERM)  |  Information Governance

It's like Deja Vu all over again -- a Records Management classic

As Yogi supposedly once said, it's like deja vu all over again.

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Compliance and records management  |  Electronic Records Management (ERM)  |  IIM x  |  Information Governance

6 Reasons Digital Preservation Needs to be Part of Your Intelligent Information Strategy

According to IDC, the digital universe is doubling every two years, and will reach 40,000 exabytes (40 trillion gigabytes) by 2020. (Note: A single exabyte of storage can contain 50,000 years’ worth of DVD-quality video.) Organizations that fail to immediately address the long-term preservation implications of this massive tsunami of data as it enters the organization will never ever catch up.

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Compliance and records management  |  Electronic Records Management (ERM)  |  IIM x  |  social media

Just Because It’s “Informal” Employee Collaboration Doesn’t Mean You’re Not Responsible for It

Employee Engagement is the Holy Grail “Engagement” is the Holy Grail for every organization, and enterprise collaboration systems are at the heart of efforts to more deeply engage employees. Deloitte notes, “In a digital world with increasing transparency and the growing influence of Millennials, employees expect a productive, engaging, enjoyable work experience.”

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Certified Information Professional (CIP)  |  Compliance and records management  |  Electronic Records Management (ERM)  |  Enterprise Content Management (ECM)  |  Information Management

CIP Spotlight: Elizabeth Croom on eCourts and Getting Certified

As part of our Certified Information Professional Spotlight series, I recently sat down with Elizabeth Croom, Assistant Legal Counsel for a state’s Administrative Office of the Courts. We chatted about why she chose to get certified and the best ways to prepare for the exam.

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