Join Robert Smallwood for an in-depth discussion in this video Cross-collaboration, part of Introduction to Information Governance.
- [Voiceover] Information Governance Programs…require cross-functional collaboration…between key functional groups,…including Business Units, Legal, Records and Information…Management, Privacy and Security, and IT.…Now let's look at each one of those functional groups,…and delve in a little deeper.…Business Units are those operating units…in an organization focused on earning a profit.…They need quality information that they can trust,…to base their decisions upon.…Business Units are the front lines of data quality,…in IG efforts.…
They're where data is often first collected.…In a Bank for instance, Business Units…could be Retail Banking, Commercial Banking,…Mortgage Lending, Trusts, Investments, and so forth.…IG efforts here must include a focus on data quality,…that is, getting good, clean data,…that will later be used in downstream reports…and analyses.…These Business Units may be able to find…new ways to innovate and create new products and services,…based on insights they might find,…by sifting, sorting, and distilling clean data.…
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