Reed Irvin

About Reed Irvin

Reed Irvin has over 20 years of industry experience in records management and information governance. He is an active member of the EDRM, currently chairs the IGRM (Information Governance Reference Model) and is a member of ARMA International.

Just when you thought you knew everything about GDPR.

By |December 5th, 2017|

People today are talking a lot about issues of data privacy, integrity and GDPR. With all the data breaches that have made the news lately, it’s no wonder that there is so much concern. Data owners, data handlers and data processors all have a lot at stake in the changing international business landscape, and […]

How to Build a Great Information Governance Program

By |September 23rd, 2016|

At Viewpointe, we like to advise our customers to build their information governance (IG) program on small successes. Our approach to information governance is consultative in nature so I invest in detailed discussion with both prospective customers and existing clients about the maturity and ongoing improvement of their IG programs.  There are a few […]

Trust in a Cyber World

By |January 20th, 2016|

The word “trust” is thrown around a lot in business. We trust our colleagues; we have partnerships built on mutual trust; vendors ask you to trust their products; and, you entrust critical business information to cloud service providers (CSPs).

So how do you decide who to trust? Well, the answer to that question is not […]

Building BYOD into your Governance Strategy

By |May 19th, 2015|

So what scares you? Are you afraid of heights, flying or the inevitable zombie apocalypse? Ask any CIO and you’ll often find that BYOD (bring your own device) tops their list! Make no mistake, employees have won the war and BYOD is here to stay. No longer considered a passing fad, BYOD has been […]

Polishing an Icon

By |November 17th, 2014|

A former politician once famously stated, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” While to a certain extent that makes sense, with evolving technology, new regulations, increasing data and changing legal precedent – sometimes you just need to take a closer look to see if something recognized as an icon, needs a little polishing.

Earlier […]

OnPointe Comes into Fall with a Bang!

By |October 28th, 2014|

When planning our releases, we always take a balanced approach.  We keep an eye to the future by introducing innovation, while the other eye is laser focused on meeting the immediate needs of our customers. Yesterday was an exciting day because we announced the Fall release of OnPointe.  We are particularly proud of this […]