Disposing of Digital Debris Information Governance Strategy and Practice in Action

NONE | April 26, 2016

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No one intentionally creates digital debris. We document as we collaborate; we create files, backups, databases, and applications; and we store photos, music, digital training programs, logs, and reports. We create that content at that moment imbue it with value and purpose. However, as circumstances evolve, information can lose value as it loses currency. Information Governance (IG) a critical, cross functional discipline focuses on reducing an organization's data footprint in a controlled and defensible manner.

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