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Information: the MVP of the Digital Workplace

Posted by Jude O'Neill On June 28, 2017

Now that Russell Westbrook is the MVP of the 2016-2017 NBA season, one begins to wonder: what is the real MVP of the workplace?

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Simple Experiences Equal Better Compliance

Posted by Cynthia Wood On June 27, 2017

The future is coming fast, and a reactive approach will never be able to keep up. As we build our information governance plans, we should not only use the present as a benchmark, but also anticipate what our business will need from it in the future.

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Amazon Snaps Up Whole Foods: Time for Some Change

Posted by Jude O'Neill On June 23, 2017

Analysts are clamoring over Amazon’s recent $14 billion acquisition of Whole Foods. Some are calling it the first step in a move to (further) reinvent distribution, while the supermarket industry is casting Amazon as a “destroyer of worlds.”

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Eliminate Wasteful Systems to Improve Productivity

Posted by Chris Vassalotti On June 22, 2017

As discussed in our prior post in this series, any lean IT organization should strive to eliminate waste in order to improve agility. One way to do this is to identify redundant platforms that may no longer fit into your business’ long-term strategy.

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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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Transparent Content Management in a Multi-Repository World

Posted by Cynthia Wood On June 16, 2017

Content is everywhere, and its volume and variety continue to expand. Most experts agree that the data will double every two years at least, a 50-fold growth from 2010 to 2020.

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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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Build a Transparent Digital Workplace with a Lean IT Philosophy

Posted by Chris Vassalotti On June 15, 2017

IT systems are business systems, full-stop. As technology platforms mature, IT leaders should look for ways to improve the efficiency of their processes in the same way that a manufacturing or services business unit does. How we manage a supply chain can inform our strategy for optimizing our technology stacks and information management processes as well. This emerging philosophy of IT...

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eDiscovery is a Headache Without Great Information Governance

Posted by Kevin Bley On June 14, 2017

The cost (both financial and time) of eDiscovery is substantial. In fact, it's only getting more prohibitively expensive as data storage gets cheaper and easier to set up and companies have to comb through an ever-increasing amount of information.

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