Gartner Research

Governing the Information Governance Board

Published: 07 April 2015

ID: G00260884

Analyst(s): Debra Logan, Andrew White


Organizations struggle to sustain the work of information governance within line-of-business functions as part of day-to-day operations. CIOs, CDOs and information leaders should develop a business-relevant agenda for the work of the governance council.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Use This Standing Agenda Framework to Prime Your IG Board Work
  • Tie the IG Board Focus to Operational Goals
  • First, Understand, and Then Sell the Work of IG to Line of Business

Case Studies

  • Case Study 1
  • Case Study 2
  • Case Study 3

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