ARMA Europe

"Governance, Principles and Practices"

Julie Colgan, CRM, IGP
Alison North

Session Description - With various tools and resources available, it's a challenge to determine the best approach when looking at how to best implement within your organization.  In this session we will discuss many of the questions you consider on a regular basis.  You will also have an opportunity to learn more about the new Information Governance Assessment tool available from ARMA International and how it can be used in your organization.  

Speaker Bios:

Julie Colgan, CRM, IGP - Julie is the Director of Information Governance Solution for Nuix and President of ARMA International, brings more than 15 years of experience as an information governance and records management practitioner and advisor. She actively advises clients on how their organizations can govern information as a critical element of business value and has experience translating organizations' legal, regulatory, and business needs into technical requirements. Ms. Colgan is a frequent speaker covering a variety of information governance topics to local, national, and virtual audiences.

Alison NorthAlison is an international information governance consultant who has been in practice for more than 40 years. Alison started her information management life in the oil and gas industry in Scotland where she became the first woman to work on a North Sea oil platform. She owned her own company for 25 years selling it in 2011. Since then she has been acting as an expert witness for the CPUC in California in the San Bruno Pipeline Rupture and Fire Incident where eight people died in a gas explosion. This case has become the most high profile case involving records management.  Alison is also an author having published two books on Managing Retention and Disposition and many papers.  She is a Fellow of the Information and Records Management Society (IRMS-UK) and holds the IRMS Lifetime Achievement Award.  She is currently on ARMA International’s Board of Directors (USA).