Information is the new currency. For you to protect it, you need to understand its value. Effective information governance that aligns with the overall risk management optimizes to leverage and protect information assets.

Organisations must first know their data to better manage and protect their information assets. Reliable and actionable retention policies and procedures help organisations reduce corporate risk, control legal, IT and business costs and derive additional value from existing information asset portfolios.

Understanding information as an asset is vital. Understanding how to develop an Information Asset Register can be one of the most useful tools an organisation can implement as a one-stop shop.


At the end of this workshop, you should be able to:

  • Define and understand information as an asset
  • Understand how to manage your organisation's information assets
  • Identify the difference between significant and critical information assets
  • Conduct a review to identify your information assets
  • Identify the benefits of knowing your organisation's information assets
  • Know how to develop an Information Asset Register
  • Identify the benefits of monitoring and maintaining your Information Asset Register.
Petá Sweeney FRIM

Petá Sweeney FRIM

Information and Content Specialist, RIMPA Global

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