Gartner Research

Make Your Information Infrastructure Governance-Ready

Published: 12 March 2013

ID: G00247985

Analyst(s): Debra Logan, Ted Friedman


Information governance establishes and enacts policies for quality, privacy, security and retention of data assets. While people play a huge role, organizations must add controls and monitor points to the enabling technology infrastructure for information management.

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  • Key Challenges



  • Identify Information Governance Controls That are Required Across Applications and Information Stores, and Start to Deploy Them as Reusable Common Capabilities
  • Leverage Existing Investments in Information Governance-Related Tools — Increase Their Value by Using Them as the Basis for Common Capabilities, Rather Than in a Project-Specific Way
  • Build Monitoring Points to Capture Violations of Rules, and Log Them for Tracking and Analysis by Data Stewards
  • Consider All the Ways That Technology can Support Information Governance Goals, Including Policy Specification

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