Information Governance – Still Need It, Always Will


A while ago I was pointed to an article proclaiming that Information Governance is no longer necessary (ROFLMAO). I laughed because I think its grasp on reality is about as firm as that of whoever proclaimed that ECM… Read More

Information Governance Must Change


Information governance (IG) is all the rules, regulations, legislation, standards, and policies with which organizations need to comply when they create, share, and use information. Governance is mandated internally and externally. (PHIGs IMC Inc – 2014) The above… Read More

No Such Things as InfoGov Projects


Last week the Information Coalition hosted an InfoChat. During the chat a question was asked about who the most important stakeholders in Information Governance projects are. I answered that I don’t believe in InfoGov projects.   Instead of… Read More

Box Announces Governance – Another Step Towards #ECMnext


So Box came out and announced Box Governance this week. For those of you thinking that Box is just one of the surfeit of file sharing providers on the planet, think again. Box has been steadfast in stating… Read More

The Metamorphosis of Enterprise Content Management


Regardless of what you’ve been hearing, Enterprise Content Management (ECM) is not dead. For years ECM has been harangued as being overly cumbersome, overly expensive, overly difficult, and underwhelming when it came to delivering benefits. That’s all about… Read More

Case Study: Managing Information – How and Why


This is the second case study type thing I’m trying. It’ll likely be the last for a while as I have nothing left that I can publish without getting sued. Ah, the joys of being an independent consultant…. Read More

Enterprise File Sync & Share – It’s Not What You Think It Is


When Gartner came out with their Magic Quadrant for Enterprise File Sync and Share (EFSS) back in July 2014 I laughed a little because I find the idea of an EFSS market, well, laughable. Yes, I know they… Read More

Cloudy With a Chance of Success – the Update


I originally posted this back in November 2011. A lot has changed since then, but there’s also a lot that hasn’t. One of the biggest things that’s changed is that Enterprise File Sync and Share (EFSS) has gained… Read More

ECM Isn’t


I finished reading this article from CMS Wire (I don’t mean I actually read the whole article) and it got me thinking … Between that article, others I’ve read, and some of the projects I’ve been working on… Read More

YOU are the problem


I wanted to try something a little different for this post. I’m doing an assessment of what went wrong with Alfresco for a Canadian university. They purchased Alfresco back in 2008/09, initially to handle some of their web… Read More

Guerrilla Tactics – IG Whether or not they want it


On September 18 the Information Governance Initiative hosted a twitter chat to discuss their 1st annual report. At some point in the chat I referred to myself as using Guerilla tactics to apply Information Governance practices in client… Read More

Information Governance Is


Over the last few weeks some pretty bright minds have been talking / writing about what Information Governance (IG) is and isn’t. Unfortunately, I couldn’t find the restraint to stay out of it. To get some of the… Read More