An Information Governance Technology Framework

June 7, 2018

Information Governance is not a technology. We know that. But technology is important to a successful governance program. Ken Lownie talks about an information governance technology framework that supports governance projects feeding into the overall program. It's a bit of review from an earlier podcast, but with a clearly defined explanation of the framework and how it fits into the bigger picture.

Data Governance Starts with People, Not Technology

May 16, 2018

Why do so many organizations focus first on the technology when implementing a data governance program and assume employees will automatically buy-in and conform? We’ll discuss why you need to develop a strategy that starts with people: education, engagement, and accountability or risk wasting time, effort and money. Our guest is Morgan Templar from GetGoverned ( and author of the best-selling book, "Get Governed: Building World Class Data Governance Programs."


How Application Archiving and Decommissioning Can Improve ROI and Security in Your Organization

March 22, 2018

It's rarely talked about in organizations, but application archiving and decommissioning has the potential to not only reduce costs and free up your budget for more innovative, modern solutions, but it also helps reduce the surface area for security risks. In this episode, Ken talks with Randall Smith, Director of Sales and Solutions at ForeFront Technologies on the benefits of application decommissioning and some steps that you can talk to demonstrate its effectiveness and get buy-in across the organization.

Examining the Intersection of Information Security and Information Governance

March 2, 2018

When you think about Information Security you probably think about networks and firewalls and you would be right. But with the growth of data theft and cyber attacks, the CISO is taking on an even more important role to make sure that your organization is protected against these threats. This evolving role into information management is overlapping with information governance strategies and that's the topic of this podcast - examining the intersection and how you can manage it appropriately. Our guest is Joe Shepley from Doculabs.

How Organizations Can Prepare for GDPR

February 22, 2018

The official compliance date for the new EU General Data Protection Regulation is only a few months away and still many organizations aren't ready. We talked with Tim Walters, Principal Strategist, and Chief Privacy Lead at The Content Advisory on how GDPR affects global organizations, the challenges they face getting compliant and the steps they need to take. GDPR is as much a data governance initiative as it is a customer privacy initiative and Walters advises on key things to consider to support both.

The 5 Key Elements of Information Governance

January 18, 2018

Information Governance is not a project or a technology; it's a framework that every organization must follow to ensure their information is managed properly. In this podcast we talk about the importance of an information governance framework and its five key elements. We also look at four primary use cases and how you can demonstrate ROI to get buy in for your governance initiatives.