ComputerWeekly: Report predicts IT skills shortage crisis as data growth set to outstrip staff numbers
IT departments will have to manage 50 times the amount of information, 75 times the number of files and 10 times the number of virtual and physical servers, with only 1.5 times the number of IT professionals to manage it all, by 2020.
TechNet: SharePoint 2010 Records Management Planning
Includes an overview, creating a file plan, physical records, ediscovery, and archive versus in place records management in SharePoint 2010.
AIIM: Governance: Don’t Use it Loosely
Sure, a committee of business leaders should be formed to vet ideas, opportunities, challenges, but ultimately a decision must be made. Groups of individual with competing interests have trouble making decisions. Thus, designating a single individual who ultimately can make the “final” decision is critical from our experience. Too many organizations soft-pedal this factor, which leads to drawn-out debates and inaction.
Iron Mountain: Obtaining an Information Advantage through Unified Records Management
Records management is about organizing and classifying information for retrieval. This is part of the challenge with digital information because technology has made it possible for us to ignore indexing and classification since the digital format allows for sophisticated searching. Auto-classification is really an extension of this expectation, but has actually served as more of an excuse to allow for poor electronic records practices, hoping that auto-classification will one day be able to clean up the mess.