Information life cycle management is a prerequisite of cost-effective information governance and storage infrastructure optimization. Infrastructure and operations leaders can minimize data risks and maximize value by implementing an effective ILM plan.
- Developing an ILM Strategy for Corporate Data
- 1. Gain Executive Leadership Support for ILM
- 2. Establish a Cross-Functional Team
- 3. Define Access, Retention and Deletion Policies for Instances of Data
- 4. Construct a Legal Hold Process as Part of Retention Policy Planning
- 5. Plan for How the Data Will Be Produced in Response to a Discovery Request
- 6. Separate Backup and Archiving Policies
- 7. Define the Security Requirements
- 8. Develop a Backup and Disaster Recovery Plan
- 9. Assign Responsibility for Managing Accessibility to Historical Data
- 10. Establish ILM as a Component of New Application Deployment
- Don't Try to Do Everything at Once
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