Information Governance for Archivists
The effective management and use of organizational records/information/data is necessary and remains a key objective of recordkeeping professionals. This course serves as an introduction to the field of Information Governance (IG) for Archivists not familiar with the construct. This course is designed to provide an overview of the theoretical principles, methodologies and practical administration of an Information Governance program. The professional responsibilities of an IG professional working in today's business, government, academic and nonprofit environments will be examined as well as the fundamental functions and proficiencies of the profession. The role and nature of record/information strategies, techniques, and technologies will be explored. Topics include the nature of records/information/data, the evolution of records management to information governance, risk management, strategy development, legal and policy matters, industry standards and technology alignment. The course also examines emerging technology trends and their impact on the profession in an ever-changing digital environment.
Dr. Lisa Daulby is an information/data governance professional with Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). Lisa holds a doctorate/Ph.D. in Information Technology and is a Certified Records Manager (CRM) and Certified Information Governance Professional (IGP) with over 20 years of experience in the financial services sector as a records manager/archivist.
1) Describe the nature of records/information/data and the impact that technology has on recordkeeping in contemporary environments;
2) Identify appropriate industry and international best practices, standards and principles as well as legal & ethical considerations for the management of an information Governance program;
3) Summarize the main functions of an information Governance program and the professional responsibilities of a IG practitioner.
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