Information Management

Building a Framework for the Future of Federal Information Management

The information landscape is constantly changing, especially for government. Federal records are no longer limited to file cabinets full of paper documents. They are now much more fluid, residing across a variety of platforms and technologies that the government utilizes to do business. From digital documents, to emails, to social […]


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The Psychology of Records Management: Energize Compliance with Forcing Functions

With what? Never heard the term “Forcing Functions” used in Records Management (RM) or Information Governance (IG).  Well, Forcing Functions are THE most powerful tool at your disposal in Energizing Compliance.  I first learned the term “Forcing Function” in a Systems Engineering course.  It was likened to a battery “pushing” […]


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How can procurement help an organization master information risk?

There is a tendency for discussions about information risk to focus exclusively on the dangers organizations find themselves exposed to and potential disasters they need to avoid. While it is critical these issues are addressed, they are only part of the story. There are huge business benefits to be gained […]


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Why is procurement so critical to minimizing information risk?

In today’s business environment, no organization can afford to ignore information risk. The consequences of an information related catastrophe, whether it’s a malicious attack, a natural disaster or a simple employee error, can be enormous. Six figure fines, loss of reputation, potential lawsuits… the costs are frequently counted in millions […]


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