I was recently reading IDC’s latest update to its groundbreaking research which measures the amount of digital information created and replicated (see: "The Diverse and Exploding Digital Universe, An Updated Forecast of Worldwide Information Growth Through 2011").

The updated study reports that – from 2007 through 2011 – a larger percentage of corporate information will “be subject to significant requirements” for information protection (growing from approximately 30% in 2007 to over 40% in 2011).

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Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Protecting Your Information

According to an article by the Enterprise Strategy Group (“Transitioning to an Information Infrastructure,” June 2007), “While it is not found on a balance sheet, information is quickly becoming a leverageable corporate asset that has both value and risk implications.”

One of those risks is that organizations (both public and private) are insufficiently protecting their sensitive or confidential data.

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Tuesday, November 11, 2008

The Information Explosion

Who would have imagined it? Back in the early 1990s, before the first usable version of Microsoft Word (Windows 3.0 first shipped in 1990 over 18 years ago), most of us relied on pen and paper for our daily communication and record keeping.

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