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Operation: Information Strength

By |October 5th, 2015|

Only close family, friends and colleagues know of my military service in the Army as an intelligence analyst. A proud veteran of the United States, my years of service taught me discipline, team work, patience, linguistics as well as many other skills that I use every day. (See, I’m not just the Zombie guy!) […]

OnPointe is… Print Stream & Image

By |October 1st, 2015|

Providing personalized, responsive and secure online customer experiences have become imperative in today’s competitive landscape. However, many organizations are still dealing with the daunting task of maintaining aging systems – many designed only for the long-term retention of corporate records, computer-generated reports and multiple types of customer correspondence. OnPointe for Print Stream and Image […]

Structured Data Governance – Carts, Horses and Sun Tzu

By |September 29th, 2015|

“Hey.. hi. Our cloud, it’s a platform based on awesomization”. I couldn’t help but chuckle when the IBM commercial, ‘The Cloud That Understands Business’ came across the TV as I watched the US Open with my family.  An excited vendor at a cloud technology tradeshow had just ambushed an attendee with his “awesomization” pitch […]

Demystify Your Migration to the Cloud in 5 Easy Steps

By |September 22nd, 2015|

Despite the many misconceptions and points of confusion around the cloud, there is no doubt that it has become an integral driver for business efficiency and agility. The real value of delivering technology and business applications via the cloud varies from company to company; each organization has unique business goals and approaches for reaching those […]

6 Steps to Building your Information Governance Program

By |September 15th, 2015|

“It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look further than you can see.” – Winston Churchill
Most organizations understand that information of all types is often their most valuable business asset. How best to manage that information, control costs and meet compliance and eDiscovery needs is rarely obvious however. Gaining consensus on […]

3 Ways ROT May be Hurting Your Business

By |September 8th, 2015|

Let’s get this out of the way up front, because it continues to be a prevailing mindset – storing content and information is not free. I like to say it’s free like a puppy is free – you might not pay any upfront costs, but you will be paying down the road for repetitive […]

Change Management: Part 1 – An 8 Step Framework

By |September 1st, 2015|

When transitioning to any new platform or business process, including a comprehensive plan for change management and business enablement can significantly increase your chances for success. A comprehensive change management plan, when implementing a new information governance platform, can touch on every aspect of the implementation – the modernization of infrastructure and technology, re-engineering […]

Calculating Your Total Cost of Ownership for IG

By |August 25th, 2015|

Not long ago, we discussed the complexity of defining your business case  for Information Governance.  We have also supported the notion that “Not all Economic Analyses are Created Equal,” specifically heralding the analysis that IDC completed regarding Information Governance delivered either on-premises or via Private Cloud.

These two discussions have one thing in common – […]

Get into the Swing of IG: Summer Giveaway

By |August 20th, 2015|

Managing and governing your data requires a winning game plan and a killer swing.

An enterprise wide information governance (IG) program helps organizations reduce costs and risks while improving access to valuable information. Like learning the game of golf and mastering your swing, starting the journey to your information governance plan can feel overwhelming and […]

5 IG Concerns When Moving to Cloud

By |August 18th, 2015|

As email, electronic files and other types of business content continue to grow in both importance and volume, your IT staff is being diverted from projects that expand and differentiate your organization’s core business in order to keep up with management processes associated with this content. The domino effect of proper management and maintenance […]