Blog - 2019

What is the Difference Between Information Governance and Data Governance?

March 29, 2019

As a result of the need to protect data from breaches and comply with complex and evolving global data privacy regulations, we talk about “governance” more than ever, and I’m often asked about the difference between information governance and data governance. In “Information Governance for Healthcare Professionals: A Practical Approach,” which is a terrific information...

The Privacy Regulation Inflection Point

March 21, 2019

This blog was originally published by Richard Hogg in IBM System Magazine Congratulations! We’re all in a growth area—the ever expanding footprint of privacy regulations around the world. We’re now about eight months into General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) being live, and the world is still turning. Up ahead, we see the California Consumer Privacy...

Think Information Governance Will Put an Expensive Burden on Your Company? You’re Wrong

February 26, 2019

Progress in the area of information governance (IG) can be frustratingly slow. We recently read that only 29 percent of Europe-base companies are GDPR compliant, and CGOC research has found that in the U.S., IG maturity remains low, despite the reality of the GDPR, as well as the CCPA going into effect next year and...

Data Privacy Day – It’s Time to Celebrate Some Real Progress

January 28, 2019

Congress first recognized Data Privacy Day in 2009 to raise awareness about the importance of protecting one’s personal data on the internet, yet 10 years later, Google is being blasted with a €50 million fine for violating the EU’s Data Privacy law. Given this—and the deluge of headline-grabbing data privacy scandals, such as Facebook coordinating...