Join Robert Smallwood for an in-depth discussion in this video Strategic planning, part of Introduction to Information Governance.
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- [Voiceover] Strategic planning…for information governance programs.…Strategy, according to the Oxford dictionary,…is defined as a plan of action designed…to achieve a long term or overall aim.…Strategic planning, according to the Business Dictionary,…is a systematic process of envisioning a desired future,…and translating this vision into broadly defined goals…or objectives and a sequence of steps to achieve them.…In other words, where is the business today?…Where do you need it to go?…And how are you going to get there?…What's you game plan?…How are you going to succeed?…Here's a basic five step process for strategic planning.…
Determine where you are.…To determine where you are, you need to conduct…external and internal audits to get…a clear understanding of the marketplace,…the competitive environment, the business environment…and your organization's competencies.…You're gonna survey and evaluate external factors…like information technology trends.…Some that might be relevant to…your information governance program…
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