Information Governance ANZ is a community of international professionals across the data and information sphere - InfoGov, Legal, Data Privacy, Cyber & Info Security, Records Management, eDiscovery, Data & Infonomics, and AI & Ethics - with a multi-disciplinary focus to collaborate and share best practices and promote global information governance innovation.
InfoGovANZ is delighted to release the 2021 IG Industry Report, revealing information governance trends particularly within the Australia and New Zealand region. This is InfoGovANZ’s third survey collecting the opinions of industry professionals and charting the development of information governance over the past five years.
The IG Report highlights that implementing and maintaining an IG framework is the most important priority for organisations for nearly half of industry professionals, with the three main enterprise-wide drivers of IG projects identified:
- as external regulatory, compliance and or legal obligations(74%);
- good business management practices(68%); and
- internal technology restructuring or transition(50%).
While only one in five respondents indicated that COVID had been a driving factor for IG projects, there was a notable increase since our last survey in data breaches, lawsuits and investigations acting as a driver for IG projects – particularly in the corporate sector.
Compared with our 2019 results, fewer participants indicated that privacy regulatory changes, such as the GDPR, CCPA, New Zealand’s Privacy Act 2020 and Australia’s NDB Scheme had been a driver of their current IG projects. In line with the 2019 survey results, corporate respondents were more likely to indicate the new privacy regulatory environment is largely driving their IG projects when compared with government respondents
To access the full results download the report below.
Information Awareness Month 2021Complimentary
1 May 2021 – 31 May 2021
Information Awareness Month (IAM) is a collaborative event between various bodies within the records, archives, library, knowledge, information and data management communities.
The theme for 2021 is “Building Trust – Adaptability and Capabilities” – we will be hosting several events throughout the month.View Details
Information Governance Industry Report 2021Complimentary
12noon AEST, 13 May 2021
Celebrate Information Awareness Month on Thursday, 13th May 2021 with a virtual discussion about the insights from this year’s IG Industry Report.
Our panel will discuss the findings of the Information Governance Survey 2021 findings; analyse changes reflected in the survey data over the past 5 years; and highlight future trends as information risks and opportunities continue to rapidly evolve.
Role of governance in data initiatives, privacy & information sharing: COVID & beyondComplimentary
1pm AEST, 18 May 2021
NSW pioneered the charge for a consistent push towards the Government organising, integrating, sharing and utilising data-led innovation to advance citizen outcomes and government policies.
The COVID pandemic expedited data sharing across government departments and the Commonwealth, and it is now timely to discuss the role of governance in data initiatives, privacy and information sharing. Join us for a virtual discussion in celebration of Open Government week.
Enterprise-wide Data Searches: tips and trapsComplimentary
12noon AEST, Tuesday 8 June 2021
Government agencies are tasked with finding documents across the entirety of their data holdings for many reasons. Reasons include notices to produce from other agencies, internal investigations, document security reviews due to MoG changes, or reviews due to internal policies.
How does one go about running global searches across networks and repositories that include legacy systems and are simply not configured for such activity?
Join for a virtual discussion about what a “search all the things” project can look like. What does it cost? How long does it take? What are common pitfalls?View Details
eDiscovery and collaborative platformsComplimentary
11:30am AEST, Thursday 24 June 2021
The exponential data growth and the use of collaborative platforms is resulting in increased complexity and costs for internal investigations and legal proceedings.
In this session, sponsored by PageFreezer, you will learn why these tools are gaining traction, the ‘down the track’ problems and costs of collaborative platforms and the different types of tech collaborative tools, the dangers of employees using unsanctioned apps (shadow IT) include cross-border/data protection perspectives; ephemeral data apps and more.View Details
Open Gov Week 2021Complimentary
3 May 2021 – 9 May 2021
A global call to action to transform the way governments serve their citizens. Open government doers, leaders, and thinkers from around the world will come together to share ideas, discuss solutions, and commit to new levels of citizen participation in government.
Information Awareness Month SeminarComplimentary
8:45am AEST, Thursday 27 May 2021
Register today and secure your place to observe and discover the findings, issues and ideas uncovered during the discussions held at the IAM launch round tables on 3rd and 4th May.
The lead from each table, hosted by ALIA, ASA, DAMA, IIM, InfoGovANZ, NAA and RIMPA, will elaborate on their findings in a short presentation in a half day seminar.
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Globally data breach risk remains a top priority for organisations. Malicious cyber-attacks and global privacy regulatory developments on data protection requires CISO, CPO, DPO, General Counsel and Chief Risk Officer to stress test existing data breach controls and environment.
In this session the panel answered key data governance risk questions.View Details
The IG community has long made the connection between the excessive amount of information flowing into our organisations and the compliance and legal risk this carries. Now, the increasing customer demand for value, availability, and quality when it comes to products and services is causing a shift in the perceived role of information governance within most organizations.
This webinar covered why IG is becoming increasingly important for business strategy and how you can leverage this in your organisation.View Details
This virtual discussion covered how the Building trust in the public record: managing information and data for government and community requires Federal Government Agencies to have an IG Framework to manage information assets (records, information and data) and IG, what an IG framework is, aligning the IG framework, policies and people to deliver on organisational objectives plus tips and traps in IG project implementation.View Details
Information Governance maturing, data breach, legal proceedings and investigations driving IG Projects: key findings from the 2021 IG Industry Report
To kick off Privacy Awareness Week (PAW) and Information Awareness Month (IAM2021), InfoGovANZ is delighted to release the 2021 IG Industry Report, revealing information governance trends particularly within the Australia and New Zealand region. This is InfoGovANZ’s third survey collecting the opinions of practitioners and industry participants charting the development of information governance over the past five years. The survey engaged 338 participants and highlights the status, priorities and challenges of information governance […]Read More
In late March, 280 legal professionals from across Aotearoa gathered in person in Auckland for the premier legal innovation and technology event on the New Zealand calendar. Like so many events globally, LawFest had considerable disruption and challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic to run the event in person. However, in Aotearoa we have been fortunate to be able to bring together again the legal and technology community to celebrate, collaborate, […]Read More
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