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RAMSOZ takes information governance to a new level in Zimbabwe

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The 18th of February 2016 was the Global Information Governance Day or GIGD a day which occurs on the third Thursday in February each year. The purpose of the day is to raise awareness of information governance. It is unfortunate that in Zimbabwe the day passed without any national event to commemorate the importance of information governance.
Information governance according to Wikipedia is the enforcement of desirable behaviour in the creation, use, archiving, and deletion of corporate information. There has been a debate on the differences between information governance and records management, with some saying it is the same discipline while others contending that they are related subjects with a slight difference. The later say records management deals with the retention and disposition of records while information governance deals with the privacy, confidentiality of corporate information.
Information governance if rightly implemented by organizations dramatically reduce costs of d…