Compliance, Governance and Oversight Council

CGOC is a community of over 3,800 legal, IT, privacy, records and information management professionals from corporations and government agencies. For over a decade, CGOC has been a thought leader advancing governance best practices across the industry.

Recent Resources

DataOps Think Tank: Taking the CGOC Community into the Future

July 15, 2020

To all CGOC members, thank you so much for being part of the vibrant CGOC community. Today we have some news to share with you.  Whether you joined the CGOC for the resources, to access insightful and educational articles, or to meet your peers face to face at events, the CGOC has helped thousands of companies…

Information Governance eBook

November 1, 2019

Download the information governance eBook to get access to:
– Foundational Information Governance Concepts
– How business are creating business value with governance
– Key strategies for using governance as an enabler for risk and compliance

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CGOC Regional Meeting 2019: GDPR, Cybersecurity and more

April 26, 2019

Thank you for making the 2019 CGOC Regional Meeting in New York an outstanding information governance event! You are the reason CGOC is the leading information governance event across the globe.

Even though the 2019 CGOC Regional Meeting is over, you can continue to learn about new approaches to information governance by reviewing session presentations, watching our library of videos, and reading blogs.

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Forget Me Not: Business Challenges Over Rights to Erasure & Threats to AI

April 9, 2019

Developments in Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning have brought about unprecedented insight and value to the modern enterprise. At the same time, the right to be forgotten is ensconced in the current and upcoming privacy regulations such as the GDPR and CCPA. In this webinar, experts will discuss the connection between the deletion requirement and data privacy limits on data retention. What does the law intend to say with regard to data deletion? What are the consequences of non-compliance? Would full compliance with this requirement jeopardize AI and Machine Learning initiatives?

Rachel Marmor | Counsel at Davis Wright Tremaine
Andrew Shaxted | Sr. Director, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPM at FTI Consulting
Pauline Salamani | Sr. Manager, Business Information and Security Office – IBM

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News and Events

Data Privacy vs. Customer Analytics: How to Do Both

November 27, 2019

How can companies act ethically, protect their brands, and still become data-driven? By going all in on an approach to data privacy compliance that enables the business to be more agile and use data more effectively. Let us take a look at some of the strategies to get started.

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Establishing Efficient Data Governance Processes to Add Business Value

September 19, 2019

A recent report by The Compliance, Governance and Oversight Counsel found that 60% of corporate data has no “business, legal or regulatory value.” If an organization is flooded with information, it complicates the protection of sensitive data, boosts storage costs, and hinders an employee’s ability to locate necessary information among thousands of files. A holistic information governance program tackles all these issues and provides businesses with analytical insights and value.

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Best practices for building an information governance program that will last

July 24, 2019

This Q&A with Aaron Bryant, PMP, is based on a series of interviews I’m conducting with thought leaders who are steering their organizations through the challenges of developing an information governance program.

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