Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Legal and Regulatory Information Governance, 2014

Published: 21 July 2014

ID: G00263969

Analyst(s): French Caldwell


Information governance is a critical discipline for legal and regulatory professionals. Legal, compliance, risk and IT organizations must work closely together to improve it. Many different information technologies can complement strategies to improve information governance.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Social Media Risk Management
    • File Analysis
    • Transaction Controls Monitoring
  • At the Peak
    • Predictive Analytics
    • Enterprise Fraud and Misuse Management
    • Information Stewardship Applications
    • Predictive Coding
    • Third-Party Risk Management
    • Privacy Management Tools
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Social Media Compliance
    • E-Discovery Software
    • Enterprise Digital Rights Management
    • Board of Directors Communications Systems
    • Content-Aware Data Loss Prevention
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Enterprise Legal Management
    • Enterprise Contract Life Cycle Management
    • Corporate Compliance and Oversight
    • Enterprise Information Archiving
    • Foreign/Global Trade Compliance
    • Fraud Detection
    • Enterprise Internet Reputation Management
    • Intellectual Property Rights and Royalties Management Software
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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