Best Practices for Cloud-Based Information Governance

Sep 17, 2012

Download CIO's face bigger IT challenges today than they did just 5 years ago as tightening regulations and shrinking budgets up the ante. Compounding the pressure, data is exploding in size and diversity, business is more mobile, and social media is pervasive. For these reasons, some organizations are opting for cloud computing to reduce risk, streamline information management, and rein in costs.

Answering the questions on every CIO's mind, "Best Practices for Cloud-Based Information Governance" explores the latest ideas on evaluating cloud deployment: public or private clouds, data location and privacy, data ownership and access, and cloud technology ownership, to name a few. This white paper offers best practices for cloud-based information governance and outlines solutions for:

� eDiscovery

� Archiving and Records Management

� Social media and electronic communication governance

� Data protection

� Managing all data, structured and unstructured

CIOs weighing the decision to move to the cloud can get practical information in the section, Cloud Computing Factors to Consider, which covers topics such as search and identification of data, cloud security, scalability, and data access methods. Information officers looking for a head start as they begin building the right cloud strategy for their organization can benefit from the wide range of information and guidance offered in this latest white paper from Autonomy.