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As a follow-up to my post Why a File Plan should be part of your ECM Implementation, I would like to address two additional questions based on the tremendous amount of feedback and discussion that post generated.

The National Archives of Australia’s Digital Continuity 2020 Policy is a cornerstone mandate that underpins the Australian Government’s wider digital transformation initiatives, as well as driving the adoption of e-Government.

Worldwide customer relationship management (CRM) software revenue totaled $US26.3 billion in 2015, up 12.3 percent from 23.4 billion in 2014, according to Gartner, Inc.

According to a study released by market research firm Technavio, the global RFID readers market is expected to reach $US7 billion by 2020, growing at a CAGR of almost 21% during the forecast period. The retail sector was the major revenue contributor to the global RFID readers market, accounting for 55% of the total revenue in 2015.

A report by the US State Department Inspector General criticises US presidential contender Hillary Clinton for ignoring official guidelines in using a personal email server for official communications.

Startups are addictive. When you set a milestone and then meet it, it's like a rush of adrenaline. I'm on my third startup, a company focused on enterprise-class content indexing, and I still remember clearly the excitement I felt years ago when we first started receiving an influx of calls from law firms after announcing our ability to directly index backup tapes.

When handling personal information about employees, Australian private sector employers haven’t had to concern themselves too much with obligations imposed by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Privacy Act) because of the application of the ‘employee records exemption’.

As an Australian police officer prepares to encounter a suspected terrorist or criminal gang member, arrayed on his or her iPad mini screen are the up to the minute results of a comprehensive search of more than 1000 federal, state and territory police databases detailing all essential facts about the individual. This may not be the case today, but is the future aim of a major IT collaboration and consolidation program underway at the Australian Crime Commission (ACC). IDM spoke with Chief Information Officer Narelle Lovett to learn more about the quest.

A survey of senior IT executives at 481 organizations in the US and UK on topics related to information governance has found that while almost all have a formal information governance program currently in place or are in the planning stages, only 40% of organizations are “high performers”.