CollabTalk Podcast | Episode 33


For Episode 33 of the CollabTalk Podcast, the conversation focused on the state of information governance within the modern workplace, and specifically where the United States is falling behind when it comes to data protection. You can listen to the podcast above and follow me using your favorite app, such as Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Soundcloud, or the iHeartRadio app. Be sure to subscribe!

Joining me on this podcast:

  • Nick Inglis (@nickinglis) / TwitterNick Inglis (@nickinglis), Founder of and Director of Information Governance at iPRO. He is a long time community leader in the information governance space, including his previous roles with ARMA international and AIIM international, and was also the co-founder and organizer of The Information Governance Conference (#InfoGovCon) for several years. [LinkedIn]

A bit more detail on the topics covered in this episode:

  • Nick shares some of his background in the info gov space, the the “opportunities” being created by key vendors [1:50]
  • The “governance gap” between tools and departments in the modern workplace [6:07]
  • Governance really begins with data cleanup, which remains a challenge for organizations [10:13]
  • One of the most common mistakes that orgs make is limiting their piloting approach [13:49]
  • Reducing the risk threshold in data management and then automating [20:03]
  • Why the US has fallen behind in data protection [26:12]
  • Nick shares some of the lobbying efforts being done with InfoGov.Net [31:45]

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Christian Buckley

Christian is a Microsoft Regional Director and M365 Apps & Services MVP, and an award-winning product marketer and technology evangelist, based in Silicon Slopes (Lehi), Utah. He is the Director of North American Partner Management for leading ISV Rencore (, leads content strategy for TekkiGurus, and is an advisor for both revealit.TV and WellnessWits. He hosts the monthly #CollabTalk TweetJam, the weekly #CollabTalk Podcast, and the Microsoft 365 Ask-Me-Anything (#M365AMA) series.