Information Governance (InfoGovernance) is the specification of decision rights and an accountability framework to encourage desirable behavior in the valuation, creation, storage, use, archiving and deletion of information. It includes the processes, roles, standards and metrics that ensure the effective and efficient use of information to enable an organization to achieve its goals. Information governance should be an element in planning an enterprise's information architecture.

(Gartner Hype Cycle for Legal and Regulatory Information Governance, 2009, December 2009).

An Engagement Area (EA) is an area where the commander of a military force intends to contain and destroy an enemy force with the massed effects of all available weapons systems.

(FM 1-02, Operational Terms and Graphics, September 2004).

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Top 10 Reasons to Use Visual Classification

By Joe Howie
We are asked on a regular basis why organizations should use visual classification to manage their electronic and paper repositories for various information governance initiatives. Here’s a summary of how we respond: Hardware-scalable ingestion speed – for truly enterprise-scale collections.   Clusters ALL of an organization’s documents – scanned and native electronic – no partial solutions. Text independent – clusters even documents with no associated text or with poor-quality text.   Language agnostic – Norwegian documents cluster with English documents.   Self-forming clusters – no prior rules, no exemplars, no seed sets required to launch a project. [...]