The information artifact in IT governance: toward a theory of information governance

Paul P Tallon, Ronald V Ramirez, James E Short
Journal of Management Information Systems,Vol. 30, Issue 3, Pages: 141-178.

In recent years, chief information officers have begun to report exponential increases in the amounts of raw data captured and retained across the organization. Managing extreme amounts of data can be complex and challenging at a time when information is increasingly viewed as a strategic resource. Since the dominant focus of the information technology (IT) governance literature has been on how firms govern physical IT artifacts (hardware, software, networks), the goal of this study is to extend the theory of IT governance by …
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