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3 Necessary Information Governance Capabilities That Don’t Come Out of the Box

Posted by Andrew Borgschulte On August 21, 2017

SharePoint and Office 365 are the ideal platform for enterprise collaboration, and offer some enterprise-grade information governance features. The Microsoft platform provides excellent value on its own, but can easily be extended with third-party software to enable IG and records management features that provide industry leading compliance from within a system users can already understand.

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5 Fatal Information Governance Mistakes You Must Avoid

Posted by Andrew Borgschulte On June 29, 2017

What does it take for a well-intentioned information governance initiative to fail? As records and information manager roles are adapting to adjust to the ever-changing business environment, they must keep in mind some critical mistakes to avoid making. This post lays out five ways to become a data governance leader at the core of your organization's information governance strategy and avoid...

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Online vs. On-Premises: How Does Cloud Adoption Affect SharePoint Records Management?

Posted by Andrew Borgschulte On June 21, 2017

A recent study by Sharegate highlights the growing popularity of SharePoint online across organizations. Not surprisingly given the overall IT culture today, SharePoint Online adoption is increasing.

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Keep Your Office 365 Compliance On Track

Posted by Andrew Borgschulte On June 16, 2017

Office 365 compliance is a critical part of any information governance strategy. Microsoft understands this and with the E5 plan, advanced compliance is integrated into the service allowing organizations to meet their unique requirements with their cloud service.

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What the C-Level Wants to Know About Information Governance

Posted by Andrew Borgschulte On June 15, 2017

For content management professionals, the need for proper information governance is readily apparent. Putting that need in the language that the c-level needs to hear can be a bit more complicated, however. Below are some common objections to rigorous information governance initiatives, and how to handle them.

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Compliance Managers and Their Role in the Information Governance Journey

Posted by Andrew Borgschulte On June 6, 2017

According to, a compliance manager is a professional that keeps the legal and ethical integrity of a company intact through policy enforcement and program planning. He or she makes sure all departments of a business are complying with the rules and regulations the company upholds.

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Information Governance Practices to Prepare for a Ransomware Attack

Posted by Andrew Borgschulte On May 17, 2017

In light of the recent WannaCry ransomware attack, it is important to consider how information governance can help an organization prepare for a ransomware attack.

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An Information Governance Program is the Best Way to Mitigate Risk

Posted by Andrew Borgschulte On May 9, 2017

Risk is a scary word for any organization and many will go to great lengths to avoid it. Especially when we are discussing information risk, which is chock full of serious consequences. The best way to mitigate information risk, however, is a solid information governance program.

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A Successful Information Governance Program is About Business, Not Data

Posted by Andrew Borgschulte On May 3, 2017

Historically, getting buy-in from executives for an information governance program has been difficult. For those in the industry, this probably comes as no surprise. An information governance program is generally not seen as a priority or as something that generates revenue.

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3 Achievable Ways to Grow Your Information Governance Program

Posted by Andrew Borgschulte On April 19, 2017

Starting (or growing) an information governance program can sometimes be difficult. Below, we have laid out 3 simple ways to move things forward.

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