Information Governance programs are a growing and critical component of how organizations manage their data and records. Understanding information governance and the information life cycle is important because data impacts all areas of an organization, including: regulatory compliance, litigation, continuous improvement processes, IT infrastructure, and business strategies, to name a few.

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has just released version 1.0 of the NIST Privacy Framework; a new tool centered around managing privacy risk. In addition to covering general best practices and strategies for organizational data control, risk management & compliance the publication also highlights the the relationship between the Privacy Framework with NIST’s Cybersecurity Framework.

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On Thompson Coburn’s site (What you need to know about Missouri’s updated discovery rules), the author notes that Missouri Governor Mike Parson signed into law Senate Bill 224, which limit the scope of discovery and address electronically stored information (ESI) for the first time. Changes attempt to bring Missouri’s discovery rules closer to the Federal…

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LIMITING SCOPE OF EDISCOVERY a U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ruling upholding a district court’s order limiting the scope of discovery and imposing sanctions against the plaintiff for disregarding the court’s orders and repeatedly engaging in litigation issues decided by the court. Decision: The Eighth Circuit affirmed the district court’s order limiting…

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Streamlined, comprehensive information governance is one of the most critical tools for businesses to master. In today’s era of Big Data, managing everything from old records to last month’s data transactions to the most recent social media posts is not only possible but even expected. Yet, while companies are starting to move more toward recognizing…

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