Course: Information Governance
Due Date – 1 day
Discussion : Please respond to any (one) of the following questions below
Chapter 13 – Information Governance for Social Media
Chapter 13 – According to Franks and Smallwood (2013), information has become the lifeblood of every business organization, and that an increasing volume of information today has increased and exchanged through the use of social networks and Web2.0 tools like blogs, microblogs, and wikis. When looking at social media in the enterprise, there is a notable difference in functionality between e-mail and social media, and has been documented by research – “…that social media differ greatly from e-mail use due to its maturity and stability.” (Franks & Smallwood, 2013).
Q1: Please identify and clearly state what the difference is?
Chapter 14 – Information Governance for Mobile Devices
Chapter 14 – From the week’s chapter reading, we learn from the authors that, the use of mobile devices in our society today has indeed become ubiquitous. In addition, CTIA asserted thatover 326 million mobile devices were in use within The United States as of December 2012 – an estimated growth of more than 100 percent penetration rate with users carrying more than one device with notable continues growth. From this research, it’s evident that mobile computing has vastly accelerated in popularity over the last decade due to several factors noted by the authors in our chapter reading.
Q2: In consideration withthis revelation,identify andname these factors, and provide a brief discussion about them?
Chapter 15 – Information Governance for Cloud Computing
Chapter 15 – According to Crocker and Smallwood, cloud computing represents one of the most significant paradigms shifts in information technology (IT) history, due to an extension of sharing an application-hosting provider that has been around for many years, and was common in highly regulated vertical industries like banks and health care institutions. The author’s knowledge from their research continue to assert that, the impetus behind cloud computing lies on the idea that it provides economies of scale by spreading costs across many client organizations and pooling computing resources while matching client computing needs to consumption in a flexible, real-time version.
Q3: Even with this great news about the benefits of the cloud computing applications, the authors have warned the business user community regarding the dangers associated with cloud computing applications. Please identify and name these grave dangers/risks that pose as concerns, and briefly support your discussion.
Books and Resources
Information Governance: Concepts, Strategies and Best Practices; 1st Edition; Robert F. Smallwood; Copyright © 2014 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey (ISBN 978-1-118-21830-3)
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