Join Robert Smallwood for an in-depth discussion in this video Executive sponsor, part of Introduction to Information Governance.
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- [Voiceover] Executive role in…information governance programs.…Studies have shown that executive sponsorship…is the most critical key to success…in information governance programs.…Absent executive sponsor greatly increases the likelihood…of information governance program failure.…If you don't have an executive sponsor,…you're not gonna succeed.…Gaining commitment from your executive sponsor is essential.…You must have them sign off on the program…and they must play an active role…and it must be an ongoing commitment…because IG programs are long term programs.…
The higher the level of your executive sponsor, the better…because it's not possible to require managers…to take time out of their day to support…your information governance program…without an executive edict and support…to be able to force them, in essence, to comply…with the information governance program requirements.…Some challenges in information governance…executive sponsorship are information governance…is multi-disciplinary, so you have people from legal,…
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