Long-term information management is a serious, global problem

Mary Butler reflects on the recent IGI and Preservica Webinar focusing on the The Dangers of Short-Term Thinking on Digital Information.

Two of the most common questions thought leaders in the field of information governance (IG) hear are: Who else is working on IG?” and Why is IG so important?”

The new 2016 Information Governance Initiative (IGI) Benchmark Report, The Governance of Long-Term Digital Information,” answers both of those questions at length. The report was the subject of a webinar that took place Wednesday, June 8, where representatives from IGI and the law firm Drinker, Biddle and Reath, discussed some of the most sobering findings of the report—which is based on a survey with 400 IG professionals. The investigators identified IG professionals as individuals who spend the bulk of their work day on records and information management.”.… here to read on

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