Governance Challenges in the Age of Big Data and Technological Advances

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Final thoughts?

From J. Garde: The nexus of the conversation is moving away from the equipment and the technology and the systems of the business to [users’] private systems. We see BYOD and all these things that are there to compensate. A lot of the information that [was] previously captured by the organization is actually not within the range of what the organization sees or has on its systems. We need to ensure that the practices we see in the consumer world get translated into things that we can use effectively within the enterprise world. That’s something that’s important for the future; otherwise the lack of control that [organizations] have will spiral more and more out of control.

From R. Hale: It’s a big problem. It’s tough to solve so don’t get wrapped up on the big thinking on information governance. Find the problem, use traditional and technology-enabled information practices to solve it and then grow it out from there. We spend too long paralyzed worrying it about too much.

During Global Information Governance Day (GIGD), held this year in February, RSD, a leading provider of information governance solutions for the enterprise, hosted an exclusive online panel discussion on the challenges being faced by organizations today dealing with information governance issues. Information management professionals and industry pundits joined the lineup of expert panelists, which included Barclay T. Blair, co-founder and executive director at the Information Governance Initiative (IGI), Richard Hale, CTO at Active Navigation, and Jon Garde, senior product manager at RSD, former Chair of the DLM forum and author of the MOREQ 2010 standard. Ed Hallock, senior director of North American marketing at RSD, moderated the panel.

Read further to learn how executives can overcome the challenges of managing the explosion of data and technology within their organizations.


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