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Use a Principles-Based Information Policy to Drive Effective Governance

Published: 30 May 2013

ID: G00252370

Analyst(s): Saul Judah , Ted Friedman


CIOs and information leaders are looking to increase the value of information to the business through effective information governance. Aligning information policies with business objectives is essential for ensuring that governance frameworks deliver real business value.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Evaluate the Scope of Existing Information Policies
  • Assess If Each Information Policy Is Fit for Purpose
  • Create Clear Alignment Between Business Objectives and Information Policy
  • Define SMART Information Policy Principles
  • Make Information Policies Active Instruments for Information Governance
  • Use Metrics to Drive Behavioral Improvement

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