2014-2015 Meetings

2014-2015 Central Iowa Chapter Meetings

May 14, 2015 – Spring SeminarSESSION ONE:  Preventing Employees From Hoarding Electronic Documents

SESSION TWO:  The Difference Between Information Governance and Data Governance

SESSION THREE:  Getting Everyone On Board: Strategies for Internally Selling, Designing and Launching An Information Governance Program


Mark Diamond is one of the industry thought leaders on information governance; including records and information management, control of privacy and other sensitive information, as well as litigation readiness. His company, Contoural, has helped 30% of the Fortune 500 in addition to many mid-sized and smaller organizations as well as public sector entities. As a trusted advisor he and his company help bridge legal, compliance and business needs and policies with effective legal and IT strategies and processes. Mark is a frequent industry speaker, presenting at numerous Legal and IT industry conferences as well as online venues.  He has authored numerous articles and white papers for the compliance, security, legal and IT communities. Additionally, Mark addresses more than one hundred internal corporate audiences each year.

Mark is founder, President & CEO of Contoural, Inc. Under his leadership, Contoural has grown to be the largest independent provider of information governance consulting

April 23, 2015Join the Central Iowa ARMA Chapter and MDS Records Management for a FREE shredding event!

See the MDS ARMA Shred Day 2015 flyer for accepted media and location details.

March 26, 2015Topic:  Cedar Rapids Public Library Tour

Five years after being destroyed by floods, the new Cedar Rapids Public Library opened August 23, 2013. We will tour the 94,000 sq. ft., 3 story building that includes an auditorium, meeting facilities and state of the art technology.

Host:  Jill Hesserli, Community Relations

February 26, 2015

Topic:  Predictive Coding aka Technology Assisted Review aka Computer Assisted Review — Not Just For Discovery…

The presentation will cover definitions, process and technology evolution, how the technology works, benefits, and especially how this approach can be leveraged around Information Governance and managing your organization’s electronic data through the use of this technology.  Learn how auto-classification can help teams define and manage information more efficiently.  The technology can benefit organizations for both managing information as well as provide efficiencies if litigation happens.

Speaker:  Olivia Gerroll, VP Professional Services, D4 LLP

D4 LLP, is a global discovery service provider, and has over 24 years of experience leading global litigation and eDiscovery strategy and management initiatives within the legal community.  Olivia is involved with several industry groups including the Association of Certified eDiscovery, and as the Director of Education for the Organization of Legal Professionals where she assists in the development and coordination of their eDiscovery certification courses.  Olivia has published industry-related articles and presented educational webinars on eDiscovery and litigation topics.

January 22, 2015

Information Security and Electronic Records Destruction

Speaker:  Tom Schreyer, CHP, CSDS

Tom is an information privacy advisor and his company Affordable Shred is a leading company in both document, electronic and product destruction and compliance. He assists business professionals in formulating their destruction policies, updating management teams and training employees. Tom is a Certified HIPAA Professional, a Certified Secure Destruction Specialist and serves on the Public Relations Committee for the National Association for Information Destruction. He is also on the NAID Speakers’ Bureau and presents his HIPAA UP! Seminars to medical groups and physicians (CME’s earned/ethical) throughout Illinois.

October 23, 2014SharePoint Records Features

Many may not know that SharePoint comes with lots of features that can help you organize and manage your content. In this presentation, Craig Shogren will explain and demo out-of-the-box features within SharePoint Online that facilitate records management, including:

  •   Content Types and the Content Type Hub
  •   Managed Metadata
  •   Information Management Policies
  •   Record Center(s), Drop-Off Libraries, and the Content Organizer
  •   In-Place Records Management
  •   Site Disposition
  •   Record Holds
  •   Site Mailboxes
  •   Co-authoring
  •   Social-enabled processes

 Speaker:  Craig Shogren, Huron Consulting

Craig has been an advocate and implementer of Electronic Content Management for over 13 years, working with numerous system such as FileNet, OpenText and SharePoint. Many of you may know him from his involvement in the “hibernating” AIIM Midwest Chapter where he has served as Webmaster, Vice President and President numerous times. Craig is an AIIM SharePoint Master, a Certified Document Imaging Architect and is a manager with the Records and Information Management team at Huron Consulting Group.

September 25, 2014Program Development – Sharing Keys to Success & Lessons Learned

The meeting will be an open forum program with sharing time led by some of the chapter officers. Discussion topics include:

  •  Developing Retention Schedules
  •  Disposition/Destruction Policies
  •  Advisory Committee Formation
  • Necessary Policy Development

Speakers:  Susan Lees, Pioneer; Josh Hargrafen, ACT, Inc; Traci Larsen, EMC Insurance Companies