Gartner Research

Organizing for Information Governance

Published: 06 November 2009

ID: G00172224

Analyst(s): Debra Logan


Companies' expectations of the IT organization are changing. What matters to business people is information, not technology. Enterprises must execute organizational change to shift the focus of IT from technology to information.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Using the Gartner EIM Framework to Assess the Organizational Impact of Information Governance
    • Governance: Defining and Implementing the Oversight Processes to Meet EIM Objectives
    • Accountability and Ownership: Who Will Manage This?
    • Standards and Policies: How Will We Manage This?
  • Organization: How Information Governance Should Be Positioned Within the Organization
    • What Is In Scope?
    • The Role of Competency Centers
    • A High-Level Organization Chart
    • Departmental Changes

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