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ARMA International Announced Latest Innovation in Information Governance;The Information Governance Assessment Identifies

Posted Feb 20 2014 5:08am
Overland Park, KS, February 20, 2014 - ARMA International today announced the official launch of the Information Governance Assessment, a software platform organizations can use to identify information-related compliance risks across the enterprise, drive improvements, and develop metrics for measuring information governance (IG) program maturity.

"This is the most unbiased tool your organization can use to measure its risks and vulnerabilities related to mishandling corporate information assets," said Marilyn Bier, ARMA International CEO. "What's unique about this platform is that it provides an ongoing system for producing reports and metrics that allow the organization to assess how well employees understand and abide by IG policies and procedures, as well as how effective they are."

Based on the Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles® and the Information Governance Maturity Model, whose concepts are widely acknowledged as critical to assessing information risk, the Information Governance Assessment addresses:

IG requirements included in FCPA, Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd-Frank, and COSO

IG roles and responsibilities

Aligning IT with IG

Auditing records and information integrity

Information security

Third-party IG risks

Guarding against improper information disclosure

Disaster recovery of electronic records

IG compliance risk

Litigation holds and e-discovery

The sufficiency of IG training and documentation

For more information about the assessment, please visit or call 888.279.7378. To purchase the product now, please visit

About ARMA International ARMA International is a not-for-profit professional association and the authority on governing information as a strategic asset. Established in 1955, ARMA International is the oldest and largest association for information governance (IG) and the records and information management (RIM) professions with an international membership of more than 27,000. It provides education, publications, and other resources that help organizations and individuals learn how to create, organize, secure, maintain, use, and dispose of information in ways that align with and contribute to the organization's strategic goals. It also publishes Information Management, a professional magazine that features articles on the hottest IG and RIM trends, as well as marketplace news and analyses.

Press Contact:
K.C. O'Rourke
ARMA International
Overland Park, KS
+1 (913) 312-5561
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