Every organisation, no matter what size, is faced with the challenge of an ever growing mountain of information in its enterprise systems and beyond. The additional challenges of having to comply with governmental, financial and industry regulations, as well as respond to an increasing number of litigation events are driving organisations to embrace Information Governance.
Proper information storage and retention, allied to stringent information security is essential as a foundation for all Governance programmes. However, while meeting these responsibilities can initially seem daunting, effective Information Governance can deliver significant ongoing value to any organisation.
In the world of Big data, organisations are facing new challenges – the goal of centrally managed and controlled information to deliver bottom line benefits isn’t easy to achieve. But, the organisational improvements it can provide, in areas like sales and marketing activities, make it a focus for many companies today.
This section outlines some of the key business challenges you are likely to face with any Information Governance programme. View each of the areas to the left and find out more.