Data Governance – Managing Information As An Enterprise Asset: Part I – An Introduction

Data governance entails a universe of concepts, principles, and tools intended to enable appropriate management and use of the state’s investment in information. Part I on data governance presents an introduction that describes the basic concepts. Governance, and particularly data governance, is an evolutionary process. It begins with an understanding of the current investment and then manages that investment toward greater value for the state.

 

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Electronic Records Management and Digital Preservation: Protecting the Knowledge Assets of the State Government Enterprise Part III

Electronic Records Management and Digital Preservation: Protecting the Knowledge Assets of the State Government Enterprise

Part III: Management Leads and Technology Follows – But Collaboration is King!

This research brief concludes the current NASCIO series on the subject of electronic records management and digital preservation. This subject area is very broad and has multiple dimensions, perspectives and challenges for the state IT community. The objective for the series is to highlight some of the key issues and make relevant recommendations to the state CIO. Ultimately, electronic records management and digital preservation must be a shared responsibility with understanding and support from the state CIO. Everyone within state government must play their part in managing the digital assets of the state.

 

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Electronic Records Management and Digital Preservation: Protecting the Knowledge Assets of the State Government Enterprise PART II

Electronic Records Management and Digital Preservation: Protecting the Knowledge Assets of the State Government Enterprise

NASCIO continues its series on electronic records management and digital preservation with Part II which focuses on economic, legal, and organizational issues and recommended actions for State CIOs. Part II builds on the theme that the state CIO and the state enterprise architect will need to view electronic records management and digital preservation as disciplines that comprise an enterprise architecture domain. Partnering with the state’s archivists, librarians, and records managers to fully leverage their expertise will help ensure the state’s knowledge assets are managed for value with a long term view. eDiscovery and offshoring present significant challenges to the state enterprise. CIOs will need to build their awareness of these subject areas and author necessary compliance and risk management strategies.

 

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Electronic Records Management and Digital Preservation: Protecting the Knowledge Assets of the State Government Enterprise PART I

Electronic Records Management and Digital Preservation: Protecting the Knowledge Assets of the State Government Enterprise PART I: Background, Principles and Action for State CIOs

Electronic records management and digital preservation are necessary disciplines for managing the knowledge assets of the enterprise. Attention to these disciplines must be part of every IT investment decision. The lifecycle of “born digital” is presented with emphasis on the decision making process at each major phase. The series will present the current issues and recommendations for action. This first release in this series deals with the principles of records management, and highlights the most significant challenges facing the states.

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