Why IT Must Pursue an Information Governance Plan
Data becomes more difficult to manage every year, so implementing an effective information governance program helps IT better handle this growing problem.
94% of IT execs said their organization has a formal information governance program or plan to have one.
88% said their company is issuing formal data use policies, and 85% said their organization is requiring employees to identify data that is confidential.
84% said their organization is training employees on storage and archiving.
76% said their company assesses file types to prevent non-critical buildup, and 73% evaluate the financial value of information.
82% said their organization deploys data loss prevention tools for structured data.
81% said their company has implemented information access controls, and the same percentage said they’re doing database archiving.
79% of IT execs at high performing information governance companies said their organization deploys email archiving, compared to 71% of those at low performing organizations who said this.
75% of IT execs at high performing organizations said their company issues formal data use policies, as opposed to 69% of those at low performing companies who claim the same.
77% of IT execs at high performing companies said their organization conducts file archiving, compared to 67% of those at low performing companies who said they’re doing this.