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  • IM November-December 2014

    Welcome to the November/December 2014 issue of Information Management!

    Read more by clicking on the individual article links below or by visiting to browse this issue. 



    Cloud Control: Managing the Risks of Engaging and Terminating Cloud Services
    Brian Y. Boyd, J.D., CIPP/US

    Organizations recognize the advantages cloud computing can provide, but the many risks that come with storing data in the cloud must be considered as well. This article spells out the due diligence organizations must do before contracting with a cloud provider, as well as the proper way to manage the end of the relationship.

    Research Says: Focus on Business Technology Agenda to Ensure IG Success
    Cheryl McKinnon

    The “Forrest Research and ARMA International Records Management Survey, Q3, 2014” reveals some bright spots for records and information management. But, the new “business technology agenda” of investing in tools to attract and serve customers and ensure operational excellence Is driving the need for information governance programs to align their focus with these corporate priorities to get the funding and executive sponsorship they need.

    Building Dynamic RIM Programs in Digital Enterprises
    Bruce W. Dearstyne, Ph.D.

    Possessing traditional recordkeeping knowledge and skills is important for any records and information management (RIM) professional, but the digital revolution is also requiring them to be more creative, innovative, and nimble. In this article, the author describes the need for such agility and offers suggestions to RIM leaders for fostering innovation and empowering employees.


    Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles Series

    Principles for Updating Your Information Program 
    Julie Gable, CRM, CDIA, FAI

    Revising a records management program can be as straightforward as editing a few retention schedules or as complex as changing the organization’s information management culture. They may be stipulated by company policy or the result of internal changes or new regulations. Regardless of the extent of the revision or the reason driving it, the Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles and the Information Governance Maturity Model are useful resources for approaching this work. This article explains how.


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