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).

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

3 Tips for Better Social Media Information Governance

By Rebekah Mintzer
There’s no need to look any further than this week’s accidental tweet by Anthony Noto , Twitter’s CFO, to understand why social media can be a simultaneous blessing and curse for companies. Noto’s tweet, which he apparently thought he was sending as a private message to another Twitter employee, disclosed some information about an unnamed possible acquisition target for Twitter. Not all embarrassing social media incidents at a company will make headlines the way Noto’s did, but it is important that all organizations think carefully about policies […]