Join Robert Smallwood for an in-depth discussion in this video Defensive deletion, part of Introduction to Information Governance.
- [Voiceover] Defensible deletion…in information governance programs.…Defensible deletion is also known as defensible disposition,…defensible disposal, and sometimes, remediation.…They all mean essentially the same thing.…It means cleaning up the mess of information,…getting it more organized, and deleting…what information is low value.…A defensible deletion program builds upon…a legal hold program which must be in place first.…Then legal hold programs essentially lock in…or freeze information that may be called upon…in a lawsuit, and it doesn't allow it…to be edited or deleted.…
The law says you don't have to make a perfect effort,…but you have to make a reasonable effort…to preserve information that may be discoverable…in a lawsuit.…Why do you use defensible deletion?…Because it reduces the cost of storage…and management in the era of big data.…You have organizations that store…over half of the information they have…is redundant, outdated, or trivial information.…And that costs money to be able to manage and store.…
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