Governance is about taking ownership, making decisions and setting rules. Management is about acting on the decisions, executing the policies and enforcing the rules. Therefore, Information Governance and Information Management are not the same thing and the two terms should not be used interchangeably!

The above quote is taken from an insightful post from George Parapadakis entitled “Stop comparing information governance to records management.”  He includes eight key differences between information governance and records management.

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