Information Governance

Information Governance is the overarching strategy around how an organization manages the policies, procedures, workflows, and behaviors broadly surrounding how data, information, and knowledge are expected to be used within an organization — how an organization manages, supports, and interacts with all aspects of the information lifecycle: information and data creation, organization of information, access and use, protecting and maintaining information, archiving and preserving information assets, and retention/destruction policies and procedures.

Information Lifecycle Diagram - FireOak Strategies


We help organizations with:

Information Governance Framework Development

We work with clients to develop appropriate and organization-specific frameworks for information governance based on organizational needs, structure, size, sector, priorities, and culture become mature.


Information Management Maturity Assessment

Using the FireOak Strategies Information Management Maturity Model as a starting point, we assess organizations’ current maturity and develop a roadmap for targeted growth


Data and Information Policy Management

Review, update, revise, align data and information policies to meet current and emerging best practices, internal needs, and regulatory guidelines.


When we talk about Information Governance, it usually encompasses data, information, knowledge, and information security. Within most organizations, Information Governance is the overarching umbrella connecting all of these components.

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