Time To Make A Data Molehill Out Of A Data Mountain
Did you know that 69% of all data stored by enterprises has no value? That is, it is data that serves no useful purpose — none, zilch — yet continues to cost IT a bundle in storage resources. That has important implications to IT and enterprises that we need to explore.
One of my many interests is data governance, risk management and compliance (or GRC). I believe that the subject doesn’t get as much attention as it deserves. So I was pleased to be invited to speak on data retention at the recent Excellence in Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance Conference (more commonly referred to as EGRC 2013) in Portland, Maine. This cozy conference provided a number of insights on GRC topics as well as the opportunity to meet with attendees from both private and public organizations.
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NOTE: This column was originally published in the Pund-IT Review.