AIIM research shows risk and compliance now the largest drivers for information management

According to new AIIM research, the number of large organisations citing risk and compliance as the largest drivers for information management (IM) has risen hugely in the past year (from 38% to 59%). Nearly half (44%) of mid-sized organisations also cite risk and compliance as...
Posted On 07 Apr 2016

“Skills gaps will challenge ability to handle FoI requests in the public sector” suggests Iron Mountain study

According to a study conducted by Iron Mountain, organisations in the public sector are struggling to balance demands for transparency with the need to protect data. While an overwhelming 96% of public sector bodies claim to be prepared for all Freedom of Information (FoI)...
Posted On 13 Aug 2015
Iron Mountain’s study reveals concerns around the lack of analytic and strategic skills required to release full value from information

Business leaders identify “worrying skills shortfall” among staff tasked with information management

For information professionals and the business leaders they support, the most critical information management skills that businesses will need over the coming years are the ability to add value to information through insight and analysis, combined with a strategic outlook and...
Posted On 22 May 2015
Gordon Brockington: new role at G4S Facilities Management

Gordon Brockington takes on business development director’s role at G4S Facilities Management

G4S Facilities Management, the FM division of global security company G4S plc, has appointed Gordon Brockington as its new strategy and business development director. Previously group business development director at ESG and, prior to that, director for market developmen...
Posted On 28 Apr 2015
Cost-cutting has resulted in the loss of valuable skills in the spheres of records and information management

UK public sector’s information management capabilities “seriously challenged” by pace of change

Newly-published research from Iron Mountain shows that records and information management in the public sector is contributing significantly to Government cost-saving and efficiency targets. However, the pace and scope of change across the sector presents a serious challenge....
Posted On 13 Mar 2015
Any lack of information governance for digital channels increases the risk of a data breach and reputational damage

“Social messaging and file-sharing content left unmanaged in one third of firms” states Iron Mountain/AIIM study

Despite the fact that the use of digital communications and collaboration platforms is growing faster in businesses than among consumers1, around one-in-three organisations has no-one responsible for governing the content of instant messaging (39%), mobile (32%), social media...
Posted On 03 Mar 2015