Seven Key Questions Every Information Officer Must Answer

Seven Key Questions Every Information Officer Must Answer

At the most basic level, an information officer is responsible for managing and analyzing information. But the information management process is much more complex than that.

The flow of information throughout an organization should be reliable and productive; it should support internal and external demands, and follow secure business processes. A successful information governance strategy should streamline business practices by...

5 Steps to Addressing a FOIA Request

5 Steps to Addressing a FOIA Request

Last month, we discussed what government agencies need to know concerning to a FOIA request (including the rules, regulations, and responsibilities you have to follow).

A FOIA request can be extremely broad or painfully precise; it’s all up to the person or entity requesting the information. But it’s something you must put at the top of your priority list, if one comes in, as any type of litigation or government-related work usually has a very...

Is Records Management Dead?

Is Records Management Dead?

Traditionally, records management involved manual dragging and dropping of files into folders and manual metadata application—all of which followed standard taxonomy rules and retention schedules.

These days, technology has kept up with...

FOIA 101 What Government Agencies Need to Know

FOIA 101 What Government Agencies Need to Know

At its core, the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) gives individuals a legally enforceable right to access government information. Last year, there were more than 788,769 FOIA requests, and agencies are struggling to keep up (over 115,000 requests are...

Four Steps to Migrate Your Business Email Archive: Part 2

Four Steps to Migrate Your Business Email Archive: Part 2

In part one of our blog posts on email archiving, we outlined why business email archiving is the right investment for companies of every size. It’s a cost-effective way to ensure your enterprise data is properly managed, securely stored and will meet legal and compliance demands. And given the staggering statistic that globally, nearly 2.4 million emails are sent every second, which equates to...