Is Information Rights Management the Best Option for Your Enterprise?
A first step to solving the problems involves publishing and consistently enforcing document retention and disposition policies. Unfortunately, document policy compliance is abysmally low in most enterprises because user behavior is so difficult to dictate - especially in enterprises where business is primarily conducted using individually controlled laptops and desktops. The industry has offered a dizzying array of business processes and software solutions to help enterprises enforce these document policies. Not all solutions will necessarily be appropriate for their enterprise's particular characteristics and priorities. The purpose of this paper is to help people compare their enterprise's needs with one class of solutions: Information Rights Management.