Join Robert Smallwood for an in-depth discussion in this video Cloud, part of Introduction to Information Governance.
- [Voiceover] Information governance for cloud computing.…Some characteristics of cloud computing…are it's an on-demand self-service.…In other words, you can use more or less as you need it…throughout your business month or business cycle.…Broad network access, means you have access from anywhere.…Resource pooling means you're pooling hardware,…memory, disk drives, network, routers, and so forth.…Rapid elasticity means you can scale it up…or down depending on your business needs.…So if you're doing billing at a particular time of the month…and you have higher needs you can scale it up.…
After the billing is done, you can scale it back down,…and it's a measured service or a metered service…where you pay as you go.…But there are some challenges.…There are security risks, some loss of IT control.…You don't have your internal department.…You can't call them in and have a meeting.…And just the fact that it's external…to your organization means, by definition,…that there are additional security risks.…Then, from a legal standpoint, you have some metadata…
Information governance (IG) helps organizations minimize information risks and costs while maximizing its value. IG is about security, control, and optimization of information. Learn the basic tenets of the emerging field of IG, beginning with definitions and concepts. Robert Smallwood explains the basics of IG and identifies key areas where an IG program will make a difference. He shares proven strategies, methods, and best practices for ensuring the ongoing success of your IG program.
- The definition of information governance
- The principles and best practices of information governance
- Why invest in information governance?
- The three-part IG framework
- Policies for email, social media, mobile, and cloud computing