Information Governance in the Era of Big Data and Colossal Breaches
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  Robert Smallwood   Robert F. Smallwood
Managing Director
Institute for Information Governance


Wednesday, April 20, 2016
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM

Level:  Intermediate

Big Data is here to stay, flooding organizations with a deluge of information. In this growing mass of information there are privacy, security, legal, regulatory, and business demands that must be met. Information governance (IG) is an emerging discipline that provides the methods and tools to meet today's challenges in managing the ever-rising levels of information in organizations, meeting compliance and legal demands. Presented by the world's leading author and trainer in IG, in this session you will learn:

1) A crisp definition of IG
2) Failures in IG
3) The crucial cross-functional approach
4) Essential IG tools
5) Summary of IG Best Practices

Robert F. Smallwood is an industry-leading information Governance author, keynote speaker, consultant, and educator. He is author of the pioneering text Information Governance: Concepts, Strategies, and Best Practices (Wiley, 2014), . He is founder of the Institute for Information Governance and IG World magazine. Mr. Smallwood has over 25 years of experience in the information technology industry and holds an MBA from Loyola University of New Orleans. He has been recognized as one of the Top 10 Contributors to the IG Industry by the 2014 Information Governance Conference. In addition to teaching IG courses, he consults with Fortune 500 companies and governments to assist them in making technology decisions and implementations. Some of his past research and consulting clients include the World Bank, PepsiCo, Johnson & Johnson, Apple, PwC, AT&T, the Supreme Court of Canada,Warner Bros. and BDO. Smallwood was an AIIM International chapter founder.

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