Gartner Research

Operationalize Information Governance With Technology Support

Published: 07 May 2015

ID: G00269158

Analyst(s): Debra Logan , Andrew White


Technology support for information governance is maturing, with capabilities gradually converging into solutions. This research will enable CIOs and information governance leaders to assess which technology capabilities they need to operationalize and enforce the work of information governance.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts


  • User Wants and Needs
    • Embedded Information Governance
  • Information Policy: The Core of Information Governance
    • Setting Policy
    • Implementing Policy
    • Enforcing Policy

Impacts and Recommendations

  • The vast amount and types of data contained within organizations will compel CIOs and information governance leaders to implement and enforce information governance policy decisions using technology whenever necessary, or possible
  • Many existing categories of software and even hardware have built-in ways to implement and enforce policy, although these features are not often used and, in many cases, used incorrectly by enterprises

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